Bible: Proverbs 1:24-33

1:24 However, 1  because 2  I called but you refused to listen, 3 

because 4  I stretched out my hand 5  but no one paid attention,

1:25 because 6  you neglected 7  all my advice,

and did not comply 8  with my rebuke,

1:26 so 9  I myself will laugh 10  when disaster strikes you, 11 

I will mock when what you dread 12  comes,

1:27 when what you dread 13  comes like a whirlwind, 14 

and disaster strikes you 15  like a devastating storm, 16 

when distressing trouble 17  comes on you.

1:28 Then they will call to me, but I will not answer;

they will diligently seek 18  me, but they will not find me.

1:29 Because 19  they hated moral knowledge, 20 

and did not choose to fear the Lord, 21 

1:30 they did not comply with my advice,

they spurned 22  all my rebuke.

1:31 Therefore 23  they will eat from the fruit 24  of their way, 25 

and they will be stuffed full 26  of their own counsel.

1:32 For the waywardness 27  of the

simpletons will kill 28  them,

and the careless ease 29  of fools will destroy them.

1:33 But the one who listens 30  to me will live in security, 31 

and will be at ease 32  from the dread of harm.

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