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Proverbs 17 - NKJV & ESV

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Children’s children are the crown of old men, And the glory of children is their father.Grandchildren are the crown of the aged, and the glory of children is their fathers.
Excellent speech is not becoming to a fool, Much less lying lips to a prince.Fine speech is not becoming to a fool; still less is false speech to a prince.
He who covers a transgression seeks love, But he who repeats a matter separates friends.Whoever covers an offense seeks love, but he who repeats a matter separates close friends.
A friend loves at all times, And a brother is born for adversity.A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
A merry heart does good, like medicine, But a broken spirit dries the bones.A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.
Even a fool is counted wise when he holds his peace; When he shuts his lips, he is considered perceptive.Even a fool who keeps silent is considered wise; when he closes his lips, he is deemed intelligent.
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So he answered and said, “ ‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength, and with all your mind,’ and ‘your neighbor as yourself.’ ”
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