The (A)prudent sees the evil and hides himself,
But the [a]naive go on, and are punished for it.
The reward of humility and the [b]fear of the Lord
Are riches, honor and life.
(B)Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse;
He who guards himself will be far from them.

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 22:3 Lit simple
  2. Proverbs 22:4 Or reverence

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