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Proverbs 23:21-23 New International Reader's Version (NIRV)

21 Those who drink or eat too much will become poor.
    If they sleep too much, they’ll have to wear rags.

Saying 17

22 Listen to your father, who gave you life.
    Don’t hate your mother when she is old.
23 Buy the truth and don’t sell it.
    Get wisdom, instruction and understanding as well.

New International Reader's Version (NIRV)

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Proverbs 23:21-23 New International Version (NIV)

21 for drunkards and gluttons become poor,
    and drowsiness clothes them in rags.

Saying 17

22 Listen to your father, who gave you life,
    and do not despise your mother when she is old.
23 Buy the truth and do not sell it—
    wisdom, instruction and insight as well.

New International Version (NIV)

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Proverbs 23:21-23 King James Version (KJV)

21 For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.

22 Hearken unto thy father that begat thee, and despise not thy mother when she is old.

23 Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.

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