Daily Wisdom: Proverbs 17:14

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Starting a quarrel is like breaching a dam; so drop the matter before a dispute breaks out.
— Proverbs 17:14

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Illustration of Proverbs 17:14 — Starting a quarrel is like breaching a dam; so drop the matter before a dispute breaks out.

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Daily Wisdom is a free daily devotional for Christians featuring wise counsel found in Scripture.