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21 because a drunk and a glutton will become poor,
and drunken stupor dresses a person in rags.

22 Listen to your father, who gave you life,
and do not despise your mother when she is old.
23 Buy truth and do not sell it.
Buy wisdom, discipline, and knowledge.

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21 for drunkards and gluttons become poor,(A)
    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.(B)
23 Buy the truth and do not sell it—
    wisdom, instruction and insight as well.(C)

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