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The Rightcores exclusively Happy. PROVERBS. XIII.

Excellency of Truth. mart 1 for it: and he that hateth 2 sureti, B. C. 1000. fied with bread: but a he that followeth Bhip is sure.

vain persons is void of understanding 16 A b gracious woman retaineth honour; 1 be sore 12 The wicked desireth the 3 net c of and strong men retain riches.

Iroken. evil men : but the root of the righteous 17 The dmerciful man doeth good to his those that yieldeth fruit. own soul : but he that is cruel troubleth strikehands, 13 The 4 wicked is shared by the trans. his own flesh.

c.6.1. Igression of his lips : but e the just shall 18 The wicked worketh a deceitfulla Jon.2.8. come out of trouble. work : but to him f that sowath righte- b c.31.30. | 14 A man shall be satisfied with good ousness shall be a sure reward.

3 or, fortress. by the fruit of his mouth; and g the re19 As righteousness tendeth to life; so cHab.1.15, 16. compense of a man's hands shall be ren. he that pursueth evil, pursueth it to his d Mat.5.7. dered unto him. own death.

25.34,&c. 15 The way of a fool is right in his 20 They that are of a froward heart are 4 The snare own eyes : but he h that hearkeneth unto abomination to the LORD : but i such as ofthewicked coursel is wise. are upright in their way are his delight. 1 is in the 16 A fool's wrath is 5 presently known:

21 Though k hand join in hand, the transgres- but a prudent man covereth shame. wicked shall not be unpunished : but the sion of lips. 17 H that speakath truth sheweth fortb Beed of the righteous shall be delivered. e 2Pe.2.9. righteousness : but a false witness deceit.

2? As a jewel of gold in a swine's snout: f Hos.10.12. 18 There is that speaketh like the pierc. 80 is a fair woman which 6 is without Ga.6.8,9. lings of a sword : ( but the tongue of the discretion.

Ja.3.18. wise is health. 23 The desire of the righteous is only g Is.3.10,11. 19 The lip of truth shall be established good: but m the expectation of the wicked h c.3.7. for ever: but a lying tongue is but for a 18 wrath.

i P3.11.7. moment, 24 There n is that scattereth, and yet sin that day. 20 Deceit is in the heart of them that increaseth, and there is that withholdeth k Is.27 4. imagine evil : but to the counsellors of more than is meet, but it tendeth to poy. 6 departeth peace is joy. erly.

from. 21 There 0 shall no evil happen to the 25 The 7 liberal p soul shall be made i Ps.57.4. just : but the wicked shall be filled with fat: and he that watereth shall be water. Im Ro.2.8,9. mischief. ed also himself.

| He.10.27. 22Lyingqlipsareabomination tothe LORD: 26 He that withholdeth corn, the people n 2C0.9.6. but they that deal truly are his delight. shall curse him: but blessings shall be o 1Pe.3.13. 23 A 7 prudent man concealeth knowupon the head of him that selleth it. Tor, soul of ledge: but the heart of fools proclaineth

27 He that diligently seeketh good pro- blessing. t foolishness. cureth favour: but he that seeketh mis- p Is.32.8. 24 The handof the diligent shall bear rule: chief, it shall come unto him.

la c.6.16,17. but the 8 slothful shall be under tribute. 28 He u that trusteth in his riches shall Re.22.15. 25 Heaviness in the heart of man maketh fall : but the righteoue shall flourish as a 7 c. 15.2. it stoop: butv a good word maketh it glad. branch.

Ec.10.12-14. 26 The righteous is more 9 excellent 29 He that troubleth his own houses Job.29.13. than his neighbour : but the way of the shall inherit the wind : and the fool shall t Ec. 10.3. wicked seduceth w them. be servant to the wise of heart.

u Mar.10.24. | 27 The slothfui man roasteth not that 30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of iTi.6.9. which he took in hunting : but the sublife; and he that 1 winneth souls 3 is wise. 8 or, deceit. stance of a diligent man is precious.

31 Behold, the righteous shall be recom. ful. 1.28 In the way of righteousness islife; and pensed in the earth : much more y the v c.15.23. in the pathway thereof there is no death. wicked and the sinner.

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CHAP. XIII.
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LA WISE son hearcth his father's instruo VHOSO loveth instruction loveth (w ver. 13. Altion:but ascornerheareth notzrebuke. V knowledge : but be that hateth re. 1 taketh. | 2 Aman shall eat good by the fruit of his proof is brutish.

1x Mat.4.19. mouth: but a the soul of the transgres2 A good man obtaineth favour of the Ja.5.20. sors shall eat violence, LOAD : but a man of wicked devices will y Je.25.29. 3 He b that keepeth his mouth keepeth be condemn.

Pe.4.17,18 his life: but he that openeth wide his 3 Ac man shall not be established by z ls.28.14,15. lps shall have destruction. wickedness : but the root of the righteous a Ps.75.8. 14 The d soul of the sluggard desireth, suall not be moved.

Je.25.27-31. and hath nothing: but the soul of the dil 4 A e virtuous woman is a crown to her Ja.3.2,&c. igeut shall be made fat. husband : but she that maketh ashamed c Ec.8.8. 1 5 A righteous man hateth f lying: but is as rottenness in his bones.

d c. 10.4. la wicked man is loathsome, and conieth 5 The thoughts of the righteous are right: e 1 Sa. 25.33. to shame. but the counsels of the wicked are deceit. 1Co.11.7. 6 Righteousness g keepeth him that is up

6 The words of the wicked are to lie in f Ps. 119.163. right in the way : but wickedness over. wait for blood : but the mouth of the up- c.11.5,6. (throweth 2 the sinner. right shall deliver them.

2 sin. 17 There is that maketh himself rich, yet 7 The h wicked are overthrown, and h Mat.7.24-27 hall i nothing: there is k that inaketh are not : but the house of the righteous i ver. 11. himself poor, yet hath great riches. shall stand.

lk Ec.11.1,2.18 The ransom of a man's life are his 8 A man shall be commended accordings perverse of Triches : but the poor heareth not rebuke. to his wisdom : but he that is 3 of a per- heart. 19 The light of the righteous rejoiceth: verse heart shall be despised.

1 Job 185,6. but I the 4 lamp of the wicked shall be 9 He that is despised, and hath a ser-'or, candle. put out. vant, is better than he that honourethm c.20.21. !0 Only by pride cometh contention simself, and lacketh bread.

sor, bowels. but with the well-advised is wisdom. 10 A righteous man regardeth the lif6 with the 11 Wealth m gotten by vanily shall be of his beast : but the 5 tender mercies of hand. diminished: but he that gathereth by the wicked are cruel.

n Ps. 128.2. labour 12 shall iucrease. 11 Hoo that tilleth his land shall be satis-lo Ps.128.2. 12 Hope deferred maketh the heart

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Of Wisdom and Folly.

PROVERBS, XV.

Proper use of the Tongue. "ek : but when the desire cometh, it is a B. C. 1000., 16 A a wise man feareth, and departeth tree of life.

from evil : but the foo' rageth, and is 13 Whoso b despiseth the word shall be a c.16 6. confident. Restmoved: but he c that feareth the com- b 2Ch.36.16. | 17 He that is soon d angry dealeth foolmandment shall be 1 rewarded.

Lu. 16.31. ishly; & a man of wicked devices is hated. 14 The claw of the wise is a fountain of c Ps.115.13. 18 The simple inherit folly : but the life, to depart from the spares f of death.d Ja 1.19. prudent are crowned with knowledge.

15'Good understanding giveth favour: 1 or, in peace. 19 The evil g bow before the good ; and but the way of transgressors is hard. le c. 14.27. the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

16 Every prudent man dealeth with f 2Sa. 22.6,7. | 20 The poor his hated even of his own knowledge : but a fool 2 layeth open his & Ps.49.14. neighbour:but the richhathmanyfriends. folly.

M21.4.3. 21 He that despiseth his neighbour sin. 17 A wicked messenger falleth into mis-h c.19.7. neth : but i he that hath mercy on the chief:but a faithful ambassador is health. 2 spreadeth. poor, happy is he.

18 Poverty and shame shall be to him 3 many are 22 Do they not err that devise evil? but that refuseth instruction : but he that the lovers of mercy and truth shall be to them that regardeth k reproof shall be honoured. the rich. devise good.

19 The desire accomplished l is sweet toli Ps. 11.1-3. | 23 In all labour there is profit : but the the soul : but it is abomination to fools to Mat25.34,&c talk of the lips tendeth only to penury, depart from evil.

He.6.12. 24 The crown of the wise 18 their riches 20 He that walketh with wise mon shall 4 an ambas. but the foolishness of fools is folly. be wise: but m a companion of foo's shall sador of | 25 A true witness delivereth souls : but be 5 destroyed.

faithfulness. a deceitful witness speaketh lies. 2! Evil n pursueth sinners: but to the k c. 15.5. 26 In o the fear of the LORD is strong richteous good shall be repaid.

2 ver. 12. confidence; and his children shall have a 22 A wood man leaveth an inheritance to in ICo.15.33. place of refuge. his children's children ; and p the wealth 5 broken. 27 The fear of the LORD is a fountain of of the sinner is laid up for the just. 1 Ps.32.10. flife, to depart from the snares of death.

23 Much food is in the tillage of the 140.11. 28 in the multitude of people is the poor : but there is that is destroyed forlo Ec.7.18. king's honour: but in the want of people want of judgment.

p Ec. 2.26. is the destruction of the prince. 24 Her that spareth his rod hateth his q Is.33.6. 29 He s that is slow to wrath is of great Bon : but he that loveth him chastenethir c.19.18. understanding : but he that is 6 hasty of him betimes.

22.15. spirit exalteth folly. 25 The righteous eateth to the satisfying! 23.13. 30 A sound heart is the life of the flesh: of his soul : but the belly of the wicked 29.15, 17. but envy the rottenness of the bones. shall t want.

S c. 16.32. (31 He that oppresseth the poor reCHAP. XIV.

6 short. proacheth his Maker: u but he that ho LIVERY wise woman buildeth v her t 2Th.3.10. noureth him hath mercy on the poor.

Lhouse : but the foolish plucketha itu c.22.2. 32 The wicked is driven away in his down with her hands.

v c.24.3. wickedness : but the righteous hath hope 2 He that walketh in his w uprightness Ru.4.11. in his death. feareth the LORD : but he that is perverse w I's. 25.21. 33 Wisdom resteth in the heart of him in his ways despiseth y him.

Ps.23.4. that hath understanding : but that which 3 In the mouth of the foolish isa rod of y Ro.2.4. is in the midst of fools is made z known. pride : but the lips of the wise shall pre 2 c.29.11. 34 Righteousness exalteth a nation : but serve them.

7 nations. sin is a reproach to 7 any people. 4Where no oxen ore, the cribisclean: but a Mat.24.45. 35 The king's favour is toward a wise auch increase isby the strength of the ox. b Ju.8.1-3. servant: a but his wrath is against him

5 A faithful witness will not lie: but a 1Sa. 25.24.&c. that causeth shame. false witness will utter lies.

cc.8.9.

CHAP. XV. 6 A scorner seeketh wisdom, and find 8 belcheth, or.LA SOFT b answer turneth away wrath : dh it not : but c knowledge is easy unto hitblcth. n bat grievous words stir up anger. bim that understandeth.

d Job 34.21. 2 The tongue of the wise useth know7 Go from the presence of a foolish Je.32.19. ledge aright: but the mouth of fools mani, when thou perceivest not in him He.4.13. poureth 8 out foolishness. the lips of knowledge.

9 the healing | 3 The eyes d of the LORD are in every 8 The wisdom of the prudent is to un- of tre tongue place, beholding the evil and the good. derstand his way : but the folly of fools e iTi.6.3. 14 A 9 wholesome e tongue is a tree of is deceit.

Tf c.10.28. life : but perverseness therein is a breach 9 Fools f make a mock at sin: but among ithe bilterness in the spirit. the righteous there is favour.

of his soul. | 5 A fool despiseth his father's instruc10 The heart knoweth 1 his own bitter. c.13.18. tion : but g he that regardeth reproof is ress; and a stranger doth not intermed.h Job 8.15. Iprudent. dle with his joy.

Mat 7.26,27. 6 In the house of the righteous is much 11 The house h of the wicked shall be i Ro.6.21.' treasure: but in the revenues of the overthrown: but the tabernacle or' the j c.28.9. wicked is trouble. upright shall fourish.

Is. 1.11.

7 The lips of the wise disperse know. 12 There is a way which seemeth right 61.8. ledge: but the heart of the foolish doeth unto a man; but the end i thereof are the Je.6.20. not so. ways of death.

Am.5.22. 18'The sacrifice of the wicked is an abo13 Even k in laughter the heart is sor- Jn0.4.24. mination to the LORD : but the prayer of rowful; and the end of that mirth is k Ec.2.2. the upright is his delight. heaviness.

I c. 1.31. | 9 The way of the wicked is an abomina. 14 The lackslider 1 in heart shall be Je.2.19. tion unto the LORD: but he m loveth him filled with his own ways; and a good m Is. 26.7. that followeth after righteousness. quan shall be satisfied from himself. 2 instruction. 10 Correction 2 is rievous unto him

15 The simple believeth every word: but n c.5.11,12. that forsaketh the way; and he i tha: the gradentmanlooketh wello tohisgoing. o c.4.26. Thateth reproof shall die.

of the Righteous and Wicked. PROVERBS, XVII. O humility, benevolence, &c. 11 Hell a and destruction arc before the B. C. 1000, 17 When b a man's ways please the LORD how much more then the hearts c

LORD, he maketh even bis enemies to be of the children of men?

a Job 26.6. at peace with him. 12 A scorner d loveth not one that re- Ps. 139.8. 8 Better is a little with righteousness, proveth him; neither will be go e unto b Ro.8.31. than great revenues without right. the wise.

C 2Ch.6.30. 9Afman's heart deviseth his way: Du 13 A merry heart maketh a cheerful Ps.7.9. the LORD directeth his steps. countenance: but g by sorrow of the Jno.21.17. | 10 A divine sentence is in the lips of heart the spirit is broken.

Ac. 1.24. the king: his mouth transgresseth not in 14 The heart of him that hath under. d Am.5.10. judgment. standing seeketh knowledge : but the 2Ti.4.3.

Ah just weight and balance are the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness. e Job 21.14. LORD's; all the 2 weights of the bag are

15 All the days of the afflicted are evil: f c.19.21. his work. but be that is of a merry heart hath a g c. 12.25. 12 It is an abomination to kings to continual feast.

li divination. commit wickedness ; for i the throne is 16 Better k is little with the fear of the Ge.44.15. established by righteousness. LORD, than great treasure, and trouble h Le.19.36. 13 Righteous lips are the delight of kings; therewith.

2 stones. and they love him that speaketh right. 17 Better is a dinner of herbs where love i c.29.14. 14 The wrath of a king is as messengers is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith. k 1Ti.6.6. of death ; but a wise man will pacify it.

IS A wrathful winn stirreth up strife: but'l c. 22.5,13. | 15 In the light of the king's counte ne that is slow to anger appeaseth strife. m Ps. 27.11. pance is lite ; and nis favour is as a cloud

IS The way of the slothiul I man is as Is.35.8. of the latter rain. an hedge of thorps : but m the way of the n c.8.11,19. 16 How n much better is it to get wis. righteous is 3 made plain.

3 raised up as dom than gold ? and to get understanding 20 A wise son maketh a glad father: but a causewny, rather to be chosen than silver ? a foolish man despiseth his mother. Avoid of heart 17 The highway of the upright us to de

21 Folly is joy to him that is 4 destitute o c.10.9. part from evil : he that keepeth his way of wisdom : but a man of understanding p Ep.5.15. preserveth o his soul. walketh p uprightly.

Tq Est.6.6,&c. 18 Pride q goeth before destruction, and 22 Without counsel purposes are disap- Da.4.31. an haughty spirit before a fall. pointed: but in the multitude of counsel- 5 his.

19 Better is it to be of an humble spirit fors they are established.

6 or, under with the lowly, than to divide the spoil 23 A man hath joy by the answer of standeth a with the proud. bis mouth; and a word spoken in 5 due matter. 20 He that 6 handleth a matter wisely season, how good is it!

Ir Jno.14.6. shall find good ; and whoso trusteth in 24 The wav r of life is above to the wise, & c.6.16,18. the LORD, happy is he. that he may depart from hell beneath. 1 Ps.37.30. | 21 The wise in heart shall be called

25 The LORD will destroy the house of 7 words of prudent : and the sweetness of the life the proud : but he will establish the bor- pleasantness increaseth learning. der of the widow

8 maketh | 22 Understanding is a well-spring of life 26 The thoughts of the wicked are an wise.

unto him that hath it: but the instruction abomination to the LORD: but i the words u Is.5.8. of fools is folly. of the pure are 7 pleasant words.

Hab.2.9,10. 23 The heart of the wise 8 teacheth his 27 He u that is greedy of gain'troubleth v Ps.19.10. mouth, and addeth learning to his lips. his own house : but he that hateth gifts w 1 Pe.3.15. | 24 Pleasant words are as an honey shall live.

2 c. 12:26. comb, v sweet to the soul, and health to 28 The heart of the righteous studieth 9 the soul of the hones. to answer: w but the mouth of the wicked nim. | 25 There is a way that seemeth right poureth out evil things.

1 boweth unto unto a man; but the end thereof are the 29 The Lord is far from the wicked: but a man of ways of death. be heareth the prayer of the righteous. Belial. | 26 He 9 that laboureth, laboureth for

30 The light of the eyes rejoiceth they ver.5. himself; for his mouth 1 craveth it of him. heart; and a good report naketh the 3 sendeth 27 An 2 ungodly man diggeth up evil; bones fat.

fort, and in his lips there is as a burning fire. 31 The ear y that heareth the reproof z Jno.15.3.4. / 28 A froward man 3 soweth strife ; and of life abideth z among the wise.

4 correction. Ja whisperer separateth chief friends. 32 He that refuseth 4 instruction de 5 or, obeveth. 29 A violent man enticeth his neighbour, spiseth his own soul: but he that 5 heareth 6 possesseth and leadeth him into the way that is not reproof 6 getteth understanding.

lan keart. good. 33 The fear of the LORD is the instruction Job 3.34. 30 He shutteth his eyes to devise frotrand of wisdom; & before honour is a humility. a Ja.4.10. things, moving his lips he bringeth evil CHAP. XVI.

or, dispos to pass. TVE 7 preparations b of the heart in ings.

Si The hoary head is a crown of glory, I man, and the answer c of the tongue, b c. 20.24. lif it be found in tte way of righteousness. is from the LORD.

7 Je.10.23. 132 He that is slow to anger is better 2 All the ways of a man are clean in his c Mat.10.19, than the mighty; and he that rulcth his owneyes:but the Lordweigheththespirits. 20. spirit than he that taketh a city.

3 Commit 8 thy works unto the LORD, Brol.Ps.37.5. I 33 The lot d is cast into the lap : but the and thy thoughts shall be established. d Jno 1.7. whole disposing thereof is of the LORD. 4 The LORD hath made all things forle Ro.9 22.

CHAP. XVII. himself, yea, even the wicked e for the or, good DETTER is a dry morsel, and quiet. day of evil.

cheer.

ness therewith, than an house full of 5 Every one that is proud f in heart is f c.8.13. sacrifices 9 with strife. an abomination to the LORD: Chough hand i held inne. 2 A wise servant shall have rule over 3 join in hand, he shall not be 1 unpunished. cont.

son that causeth shame, & shall have part 6 By g mercy and truth iniquity is g P's.85.10. of the inheritance among the brethren. purged ; and by the fear h of the LORD h c, 14.27. 3 The fining pots for silver,&the furnace men depart from evil.

li Je.17.10 for gold: but i the LORD trieth the hearts

Wisdorn ard Folly.

PROVERBS, XIX. Government of the Tongue. 4 A wicked doer giveth heed to false B. C. 1000. 6 A fool's lips enter into contention, and lips : and a liar giveth ear to a naughty

his mouth calleth for strokes. tongue.

la Ec. 10.12.17 A fool's mouth is his a destruction, 5 Whoso b mocketh the poor reproach- b c.14.31. and his lips are the share of bis soul. ath his Maker; and he c that is glad at c Job 31.29. 18 The words 1 of a tale-bearer 2 are a9 calamities shall not be 3 unpunished. Ob. 11-16. wounds, & and they go down into the

6 Children's e children are the crown of 1or, whisperer innermost 4 paris of the belly. old mer; and the glory of children are 2 or, like as 9 He also that is slotful in his work is their fathers.

when men brother to him that is a great waster. 7 Excellent 5 speech becometh not a'are wounded 10 The name of the LORD is a strong lool; much less do 6 lying lips a prince. 3 hild inno tower; f the righteous runntth into it,

8 A gift is as a 7 precious stone in the cent. and is 8 safe. eyes of him that batn it; whithersoever d c.12.18. 11 The rich man's wealth is his strong it turneth, it prospereth.

le Ps. 127.5. city, & as an high wall in his own conceit. 9 He that covereth 2 transgression 4 chainlers. | 12 Before destruction the heart of man seeketh 9 love: but he that repeateth a 5 a lip of exis haughty,& before g honouris huinility. matter separaleth very friends.

cellency. | 13 He that ? answereth a matter i before 10 Ah reproof 1 entereth more into a wise 6 a lip of

he heareth it, it is folly & shame unto him. man than an hundred stripes into a fool. lying.

14 The spirit of a man will sustain his 11 An evil man seeketh only rebellion ;7 stone of infirmity : but a wounded k spirit who therefors 2 cruel messenger shall be sent grace. can bear? against him.

Ps.18.2. 15 The heart of the prudent m getteth 12 Let a l bear robbed of her whelps 8 set aloft. knowledge; and the ear of the wise meet a man, rather than a fool in his foliy. 9or.procureth seeketh knowledge,

13 Whoso n rewardeth evil for good. Lu.14.11. | 16 A man's gifi maketh room for him. evil shall not depart from his house. 'h c.15.5. and bringeth him before great men.

14 The beginning of strife is as when 1 or, aweth 17 He that is first in his own cause one letteth out water; therefore o leave more a pise seemneth just ; but his neighbour cometh off contention before it be meddled with man, than and searcheth him.

15 Hep that justifieth the wicked, and to strike a 18 The lot causeth contentions to cease, he that condemnath the just, even they fool an hun. and parteth between the mighty. both are abomination to the Lord, Idrid times. 19 A brother q offended 18 harder to be

16 Wherefore is there a price in the 2 returneth won than a strong city; and their contenhand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing hel a word.

tions are like the bars of a castle. hath no heart to it?

li Jno.151. 20 A man's belly shall be satisfied with 17 A friend r loveth at all times, and alk Ps.147.3 the fruit of his mouth; and with the inbrother is born for adversity.

1 Hos. 13.8. crease of his lips shall be be filled 18 A man void of 3 understanding strik-Im c.15.14. | 21 Death and life are in the power of the eth hands, and becometh surety in the n Ps.55.12-15. tongue ; s and they that love it shall eat presence of his friend.

lo c.20.3. the fruit u thereof. 19 He t loveth transgression that lovethp Ex 23.7. 22 Whoso v findeth a wise findeth a grod strife: and he that exalteth his gatel js.5.23.24. [thing, and obtaineth favour of the LORD. seeketh destruction.

To Ge. 27.41. | 23 The poor useth entreaties, but the 20 He 4 that hath a froward heart find-rc.18.24. rich answereth rough.y. oth no good; and he that hath a perverse 3 heart. | 24 A man that hath friends must shew tongue falleth into mischief.

8 Mat.12.37. hiinself friendly and there is a friend 21 He that begetteth 2 foo! docth it to hislt Ja.3.16. that sticketh closer than a brother. sorrow; & the father of a fool hath no joy. u Is. 57.19.

CHAP. XIX. 22 A merry heart doeth good 5 like me v c.19.14. RETTER X is the poor that walketh in dicine : but a broken spirit w drieth the 4 the froward

vard D his integrity, than he that is perverse bones.

I of heart. in his lips, and is a fool. 23 A wicked man taketh a gift out of 5 or, to. | 2 Also, that the soul be without knowthe bosom to pervertthewaysof judgment.w c. 18.14. ledge, it 18 not good ; and he that hasteth

24 Wisdomy is before him that hath X c.29.6. with his feet smneth. understanding : but the eyes of a fool arely Ec.2.14. | 3 The foolishness of man perverteth his in the ends of the earth.

& held inno. way: and his heart fretteth against the 25 A foolish son is a grief to his father,i cent. LORD. and bitterness to her that bare him. Ja.1.19. 4 Wealth maketh many friends : but the

26 Also to punish the just is not good, nor Tor, a cool. poor is separated from his neighbour. to strike princes for equity.

8 a man of 5A false witness shallnotbeunpunished; 27 He that hath knowledge spareth gifts and he that speaketh lies shall not escape. his words; and a man of understanding 9 or he that 6 Many will entreat the favour of the is of 7 an excellent spirit.

separateth prince; and every man is a friend to him 28 Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace himself that giveth gifts. 18 counted wise; and he that shutteth his

| 7 All the brethren of the poor do hate lips is esteemid a man of understanding. cording to him; how much more do his friends go CHAP. XVIII.

his desire,

far from him ? he pursueth them with THROUGH 9 desire a man, having and inter words, yet they are wanting to him.

1 separated bimself, seeketh and inter meddleth 8 He a that gettethl wisdom loveth nis meddleth with all wisdom.

in every

own soul : he that keepeth understanding 2 A fool hath no delight in understand business. shall-find good. ing, but that his heart may discover itselt. a c.2. 10-12 | 9 A false witness shall not be unpunish

3 When the wicked cometh,then cometh 1 an heart, ed; and he that speaketh lies shall perish. also contempt,& with ignominy reproach.lb c. 10.11. 10 Delight is not seemly for a fool; much

4 The words of a man's mouth are as ? or, pru (less for a servant to have rule over princes deep waters, and b the well-spring of dence. | 11 The 2 discretion of a man deferretz: wisdom as a flowing brook.

cle.19.15 his anger; and d it is his glory to pass 5 It cis not good to accept the person of De.16.19. over a transgression. the wicked, to overthrow the righteous in dc.16.32, 12 The king's wrath is as the roaring of 2 udgment.

le Hos.14.5. Pion:buthis favour isasdeweuponthegrase

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Domestic Grievances.

PROVERBS, XXI.

Justice and Diligencia 13 A foolish son is the calamity of his B. C. 1000. the LRD hath made even both of them. Cather; and c the contentions of a wife

13 Lovebnot sleep, Icet thou come te ere a continual dropping.

Ib Ro.i2.11. poveriy; open thine eyes, and thou shalt 14 House d and riches are the inherit-cc.27.15. be satisfied with bread. ance of fathers; and a prudent wife e is d 2Co.12.14. 14 It is naught, it 18 naught, saith the from the LORD.

e c.16.22. buyer: but when he is gone his way, 15 Slo.hfulness casteth into a deep sleep;

then he boasteth. and an idle s soul shall suffer hunger. f2Th.3.10. |

115 There is gold, and a multitude of 16 lle h that keepeth the commandment g c.8.19. rubies: but g the lips of knowledge are keepeth his own soul; lut he that de-h Lu.10.28. la precious jewel. spiseth his ways shall die.

i Ec.il.l. 16 Take his garment that is surety for 17 He i that hath pity upon the poor 2Co.9.6-9. a stranger, and take a pledge of him for lendeth unto the LORD ; and 2 that which 1 lying, or, a strange woman. he hath given will he pay him again. I fa sehood. 17 Broad of deceit is sweet to a man;

18 Chasten k thy son' while inere is 2 or, his deud. but afterwards his inouth shall be filled hope, and let not thy soul spare 3 for his. c. 23. 13,4. With gravel. crying

3 or, to his 18 Evy purpose is established by cou 19 A man of great wrath shall suffer destruction, sel; and with l good advice niaku war. punishment : for if thor deliver him, yet or, to cause 19 He that goeth about as a tale-bearer thou must 4 do it again.

I him to die. revealeth secreta; therefore middle not 20 Hear counsel and receive instruction, il c.24 6. with him that s flattereth with his lips. thatm thoumayest be wise inthylatterend. Lu. 14.31. 20 Whoso curse h his father or his mo

21 There are many devices in a man's 4 add. ther, bis 6 lamp shall be put out in ob. heart; nevertheless, n the counsel of the 5 or, enticeth.scure darkness. LORD, that shall stand.

m De.32.29. 21 An inheritance may be goiten hastily 22 The desire of a man is his kindness : Ps.90.12,14. at the beginning ; but the end thereof and a poor man is better than a liar. 6 cr, candle. shall not be blessed.

23 The o fear of the LORD tendeth ton Job 23.13. 22 Say not thou, I will recompense evil: life, and he that hath it shall abide satis. Ps.33.10,11. but wait on the LORD, and he shall save fied; he shall not be visited with evil. c.16.1,9. thee,

24 A slothful man hideth his hand in 21.30. 23 Divers weights are an abomination his bosom, and will not so much as bring! Is.14.26,27. unto the LORD ; and 7 a false balance is it to his mouth again.

46.10. not good. 25 Smite a scorner, and the simple will Ac 5.39. 21 Man's p goings are of the LORD: how bevare: 8 and reprove one that liath un. o 1T1.4.9. can a man then understand his own way? derstanding, and he will understand 7 balances of | 25 It is a snare to the man wiod: vour. knowledge.

decit. eth that which is holy, and af er vows to 26 He that wasteth his father, and p Je.10.23. make inquiry. chaseth away his mother, is a son that be cunning. 26 A wise king scattereth the wicked, causeth sbame, and bringeth reproach. 9 or, lamp. and bringeth the wheel over them. 27 Cease, my son, to hear the instruc- 1 a witness | 27 The spirit of man is the 9 candle ol tion that causath to err from the words of Belici. the LORD, searching all the inward parts of knowledge.

9 Job 15.16. of the belly. 28 An 1 ungodly witness scorneth judg. Hos 4.8. 28 Mercy and truth preserve the king; ment; and q the mouth of the wicked de- r 1s.29.20. and his throne is upholden by mercy. voureth iniquity.

sls.25.7. 29 The glory of young Ben 18 their 29 Judgments are prepared for r scorn- Hos.4.11. strengh; and the beauty of old men is ers, and stripes for the back of fools. 2 isa purging the gray head. CHAP. XX.

1 medicine 30 The blueness of a wound 2 cleanseth W INES is a mocker, strong drink is against evil away evil : so do stripes t the inward V rying; and whosoever is deceived t He.12.10. paris of the belly: thereby is not wise.

uc 16.32.

CHAP. XXI. 2 The fear of a king is as the roaring of 3 or, winter. THE king's heart is in the hand of the a lion; whoso provoketh him to anger v c. 19.15. L LOBD, as the rivers of water be sinneth against his own soul.

w Sa.15.22. turneth it whikersoever he will. 3It is an honourufor a man to cease from 4 haughtiness 2 Every way of a man is right on pin strife ; but every fool will be meddling. of eyes. own eyes : but the LORD pondereth the

4 The sluggard vill not plow by reason 3 or light. hearts. of the 3 cold; therefore v shall he beg in Mat.6 2. 3 Tow do justice and judgment is more harvest, and have nothing

6 or, bounty.accep able to the LORD than sacrifice. 5 Counsel in the heart of man is like y Lu. 18.8,11. 4 An high look, and a proud heart, deep water : but a man of understanding 2Pe.2.3. and the 5 plowing of the wicked, is sin. will draw it out.

1 sawv, or, 15 The thoughts of the diligent tend only 6 Most men will proclaim I every one dwell with. to plenteousness; but of every one that his own goodness : but y a faithful man a 2Sa 23.4. lis lasty, only to want. who can find ?

2Ch.6.36. 6 The z getting of treasures by a lying 7 The just man walketh in his integri. 1Jno.1.8. tongue is a vanity tossed to and fro of ty; his children are blessed after him. 8 a stone and them that scek deall.

8 A king that sitteth in the throne of a stone. 17 The robbery of the wicked shall 7 de judgment scattereth a away all evil withle Da. 25. 13. stroy them; because they refuse to do his eyes.

9 an ephah judgment. 9 Who b can say, I have made my! and an 18 The way of man is froward & strange: heart clean, I am pure from my sin ? Tephah. but as for the pure, bis work is right.

10. Divers c weights, and divers 1 woman of 9 it is better to dwell in a corner of the measures, both of them are alike abomine contentions house-top.than with a 1 brawling woman ation to the LORD.

an nouse of in a 2 wide hoche. 11 Even a child is known by his doinss, societu. 10Thesoul of thewickeddesirethevil: his whether his work be pure, and whether 3 is not fa. neighbour 3 findeth no favour in his eyes. be right.

| Powered. 11 When the scoruer is punisbed, the 12 The d hearing ear and the seeing eye, a Ps.94.9. simple is made wise : a xhen the win

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