More Sayings of the Wise
23These also are sayings of the wise.
Partiality in judging is not good.
24Whoever says to the wicked, “You are in the right,”
will be cursed by peoples, abhorred by nations,
13The sluggard says, “There is a lion in the road!
There is a lion in the streets!”
14As a door turns on its hinges,
so does a sluggard on his bed.
15The sluggard buries his hand in the dish;
it wears him out to bring it back to his mouth.
16The sluggard is wiser in his own eyes
than seven men who can answer sensibly.
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