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b ch. xii. 14.

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* Heb. sin.

d Job xviii.

ech. x. 2. &
XX. 21.
1 Heb. with
the hand.

A.C. 984. 2 A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth: but

the soul of the transgressors shall eat violence.

3 He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.

4 The soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing : but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.

5 A righteous man hateth lying: but a wicked man is

loathsome, and cometh to shame. c chị xi. 3,5,6. 6 ° Righteousness keepeth him that is upright in the way:

but wickedness overthroweth * the sinner.

7 There is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing : there is that maketh himself poor, yet hath great riches.

8 The ransom of a man's life are his riches : but the poor heareth not rebuke.

9 The light of the righteous rejoiceth : d but the + lamp 5,6. & xxi, 17. of the wicked shall be put out. tor, candle.

10 Only by pride cometh contention : but with the well advised is wisdom.

11 e Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathereth † by labour shall increase.

12 Hope deferred maketh the heart sick : but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.

13 Whoso despiseth the word shall be destroyed : but he Or, shall be that feareth the commandment & shall be rewarded. in peace; 14 The law of the wise is a fountain of life, to depart

from the snares of death.

15 Good understanding giveth favour : but the way of transgressors is hard.

16 & Every prudent man dealeth with knowledge: but a 1 Heb. spread. fool || layeth open

his folly. 17 A wicked messenger falleth into mischief: but * a faithambassador of ful ambassador is health. faithfulness.

18 Poverty and shame shall be to him that refuseth instruction : but he that regardeth reproof shall be honoured.

19 The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul : but it is abomination to fools to depart from evil.

20 He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a + Hleb, shall companion of fools + shall be destroyed.

21 Evil pursueth sinners : but to the righteous good shall be repayed.

22 A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's h Job xxvii. children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid for the

fch. xiv. 27.

g ch. xii. 23. & XV. 2.

* Heb. an

be broken.


16, 17.


ich. xii. 11.

23 i Much food is in the tillage of the poor : but there is that is destroyed for want of judgment.

24 * He that spareth his rod hateth his son : but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.

kch. xxiii. 13.

25 The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul: but A.C. 984. the belly of the wicked shall want.

1 Ps. xxxiv.
10.& Xxxvii.

m Job xii. 4.

& xxiii. i. ch.
vi. 19. & xii.

och. viii. 9.

terness of his

PROVERBS XIV. 1 Every wise woman buildeth her house : but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.

2 He that walketh in his uprightness feareth the LORD: • but he that is perverse in his ways despiseth him.

3 In the mouth of the foolish is a rod of pride : but the lips of the wise shall preserve them.

4 Where no oxen are, the crib is clean: but much increase is by the strength of the ox.

Ś ? A faithful witness will not lie : but a false witness will n Ex. xx. 16. utter lies.

6 A scorer seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not: but
• knowledge is easy unto him that understandeth.
7 Go from the presence of a foolish man, when thou

perceivest not in him the lips of knowledge.

8 The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way : but the folly of fools is deceit.

9 p Fools make a mock at sin : but among the righteous p ch.x. 23. there is favour.

10 The heart knoweth * his own bitterness; and a stranger Heb. the bildoth not intermeddle with his joy.

11 The house of the wicked shall be overthrown: but the tabernacle of the upright shall flourish.

12 • There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but gch. xvi. 25. the end thereof ways

of death. 13 Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; and the end of that mirth is heaviness.

14 The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways: and a good man shall be satisfied from himself.

15 The simple believeth every word : but the prudent man looketh well to his going.

16 A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil: but the fool rageth, and is confident.

17 He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated.

18 The simple inherit folly: but the prudent are crowned with knowledge. 19 The evil bow before the good ; and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

20 ' The poor is hated even of his own neighbour: but rch. xix. 7. + the rich hath many friends.

2. He that despiseth his neighbour sinneth : $but he that of the crime hath mercy on the poor, happy is he.


are the

+ Heb. many

are the lowers

$ Ps. exii, 9.

t ver. 5.

uch, xiii. 14.

A.C. 984. 22 Do they not err that devise evil? but mercy and truth

shall be to them that devise good.

23 In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips tendeth only to penury.

24 The crown of the wise is their riches : but the foolishness of fools is folly.

25 * A true witness delivereth souls: but a deceitful witness speaketh lies.

26 In the fear of the LORD is strong confidence: and his children shall have a place of refuge.

27 The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.

28 In the multitude of people is the king's honour: but in the want of people is the destruction of the prince.

29 He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding : Heb short but he that is * hasty of spirit exalteth folly. of spirit

30 A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones.

31 * He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker: Matt . xxv. 40, but he that honoureth him hath mercy on the poor.

32 The wicked is driven away in his wickedness : but the righteous hath hope in his death.

33 Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding: but that which is in the midst of fools is made known.

34 Righteousness exalteth a nation : but sin is a reproach Heb. to na. + to any people.

35 The king's favour is toward a wise servant : but his wrath is against him that causeth shame.

x ch. xvii. 5.



z ver. 28. ch.

1 Heb. helch. eth, or, but Weih. a Job xxxiv. 21 ch. v. 21. Jer. xvi. 17. & xxxii. 19. Heb. iv. 13. Heb. The

ych, xxv. 15.

1 A y soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.

2 The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but tö. 23. & xiii

. the mouth of fools & poureth out foolishness.

3 a The eyes of the Lord are in every place, beholding the evil and the good.

4 SA wholesome tongue is a tree of life: but perverseness therein is a breach in the spirit.

5 A fool despiseth his father's instruction : but he that healing of the

regardeth reproof is prudent.

6 In the house of the righteous is much treasure : but in the revenues of the wicked is trouble.

7 The lips of the wise disperse knowledge: but the heart of the foolish doeth not so.

tongue. bch. xl.


c ch. xxi. 27.

3. Jer. vi. 20.

Amos v. 22.



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16. ch. xvi. 8. 1 Tim. vi. 6.


& xxix. 22.

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8 • The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the A. C. 984.
Lord: but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
9 The

way of the wicked is an abomination unto the Is. i. 11. & Ivi. Lord: but he loveth him that followeth after righte- & vii

. 22. 10 * Correction is grievous unto him that forsaketh the Or, in way: and he that hateth reproof shall die.

in Hell and destruction are before the LORD: how a Job xxvi. 6. much more then the hearts of the children of men?

12 A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him : neither will he go unto the wise.

13 - A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but e ch. xvii. 22. by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.

14 The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh
knowledge : but the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness.

15 All the days of the afflicted are evil : but he that is of
a merry heart hath a continual feast.

16' Better is little with the fear of the LORD than great Pe xxxvii. treasure and trouble therewith.

17 8 Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a 8 ch. xvii. 1. stalled ox and hatred therewith.

18 • A wrathful man stirreth up strife : but he that is h ch. xxvi. 21. slow to anger appeaseth strife.

19 The way of the slothful man is as an hedge of thorns:
but the way of the righteous tis made plain.
20 'A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish man causry.
despiseth his mother.

21 * Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom : but kch. x. 23.
a man of understanding walketh uprightly.
22 'Without counsel, purposes are disappointed : but in 1 ch. xi. 14.
the multitude of counsellors they are established.

23 A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth : and a word spoken g in due season, how good is it!


of life is above to the wise, that he may m Phil. iii. 20. depart from hell beneath.

25 The Lord will destroy the house of the proud : but n ch. xii. 7. & he will establish the border of the widow.

26 • The thoughts of the wicked are an abomination to och. vi. 16, 18. the Lord: but the words of the pure are || pleasant words. Hele deur die

27. He that is greedy of gain troubleth" his own house ; nesi. but he that hateth gifts shall live. 28 The heart of the righteous studieth to answer : but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things. 29 The Lord is far from the wicked: but ? he heareth p Ps. xxxiv. the prayer of the righteous.

30 The light of the eyes rejoiceth the heart: and a good Teport maketh the bones fat.

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1 Heb. void of heart.

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24 The

Col. iii. 1, 2.


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* Or, correction.

Heb. possess

eth an heart.

s ver. 9. ch. xix. 21. & XX.

tch. xxi. 2.

u Ps. xxxvii. 5. & lv. 22.

Luke xii. 22.
I Pet. v. 7.
|| Heb. Roll.
X Job xxi. 30.
ych. vi. 17.&
viii. 13.



A.C.984. 31 The ear that heareth the reproof of life abideth among

the wise.

32 He that refuseth * instruction despiseth his own soul: tor, abrycth. but he that + heareth reproof #getteth understanding.

33 The fear of the Lord is the instruction of wisdom ; rch.xvii. 12. and before honour is humility.

PROVERBS XVI. 1 The s & preparations of the heart in man, and the answer 24. Jer, x. 2. of the tongue, is from the Lord. Or, dispos.

2 * All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; ings.

but the LORD weigheth the spirits.

3 4 || Commit thy works unto the Lord, and thy thoughts Matt. vi. 25. shall be established.

4 The Lord hath made all things for himself: * yea, even the wicked for the day of evil.

5 y Every one that is proud in heart is an abomination to Heh. held the LORD: though hand join in hand, he shall not be *


6 By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.

7 When a man's ways please the LORD, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.

8 - Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues without right.

9 A man's heart deviseth his way: but the LORD .directeth his steps.

10 + A divine sentence is in the lips of the king: his mouth transgresseth not in judgment.

11 A just weight and balance are the Lord's : all the Heb, all the weights of the bag are his work.

12 It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness : for the throne is established by righteousness.

13 Righteous lips are the delight of kings; and they love him that speaketh right.

14 «The wrath of the king is as messengers of death : but a wise man will pacify it.

15 In the light of the king's countenance is life; and d his favour is as a cloud of the latter rain,

16 How much better is it to get wisdom than gold? and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver ?

17 The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.

18 * Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall,

19 Better it is to be of an humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud.

z Ps. xxxvii. 16. ch. xv. 16.

a ver. 1.

+ Heb. Divination.

blev. xix. 36. ch, xi..


c ch. xix. 12. & XX, 2.

dch. xix. 12.

ech. viii. 11,


fch. xi. 2. & xvii, 12.

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