Proverbs 23:20-21

Words of the Wise

20 Be not among z drunkards 1
or among a gluttonous eaters of meat,
21 for the drunkard and the glutton will come to poverty,
and b slumber will clothe them with rags.

  1. Cross References
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    Isaiah 5:11
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    Isaiah 5:22
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    Matthew 24:49
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    Ephesians 5:18
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  2. Cross References
    Proverbs 28:7
    The one who keeps the law is a son with understanding, but a companion of gluttons shames his father.
  3. Cross References
    Proverbs 6:10 - 11
    A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest.
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