Daily Devotion Text

June 12, 2019

Proverbs 17 – 2019-06-12

By carmenhsu In Devotion Text, Proverbs with Comments Off on Proverbs 17 – 2019-06-12
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  • Proverbs 17:11-17 (ESV)

    11 An evil man seeks only rebellion,

    and a cruel messenger will be sent against him.

    12 Let a man meet a she-bear robbed of her cubs

    rather than a fool in his folly.

    13 If anyone returns evil for good,

    evil will not depart from his house.

    14 The beginning of strife is like letting out water,

    so quit before the quarrel breaks out.

    15 He who justifies the wicked and he who condemns the righteous

    are both alike an abomination to the Lord.

    16 Why should a fool have money in his hand to buy wisdom

    when he has no sense?

    17 A friend loves at all times,

    and a brother is born for adversity.


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