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The Parallel Bible. The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments translated out of the Original Tongues: being the Authorised Version arranged in parallel columns with the Revised Version (Oxford University Press, 1885). The Book of Proverbs.
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1 The proverbs of Solomon. * A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.
2* Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivereth from death.
4* He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
5 He that gathereth in summer is a wise son: but he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.
6 Blessings are upon the head of the just: but * violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.
7* The memory of the just is blessed: but the name of the wicked shall rot.
9* He that walketh uprightly walketh surely: but he that perverteth his ways shall be known.
11* The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.
12 Hatred stirreth up strifes: but * love covereth all sins.
13 In the lips of him that hath understanding wisdom is found: but a rod is for the back of him that is void of † understanding.
14 Wise men lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish is near destruction.
15* The rich man’s wealth is his strong city: the destruction of the poor is their poverty.
16 The labour of the righteous tendeth to life: the fruit of the wicked to sin.
17 He is in the way of life that keepeth instruction: but he that refuseth reproof ∥ erreth.
18 He that hideth hatred with lying lips, and he that uttereth a slander, is a fool.
19 In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise.
20 The tongue of the just is as choice silver: the heart of the wicked is little worth.
21 The lips of the righteous feed many: but fools die for want † of wisdom.
22 The blessing of the Lord, it maketh rich, and he addeth no sorrow with it.
24 The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him: but the desire of the righteous shall be granted.
25 As the whirlwind passeth, so is the wicked no more: but the righteous is an everlasting foundation.
26 As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to them that send him.
28 The hope of the righteous shall be gladness: but the * expectation of the wicked shall perish.
29 The way of the Lordis strength to the upright: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.
30* The righteous shall never be removed: but the wicked shall not inhabit the earth.
31 The mouth of the just bringeth forth wisdom: but the froward tongue shall be cut out.
32 The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable: but the mouth of the wicked speaketh† frowardness.
[* ] ch. 15. 20.
[* ] ch. 11. 4.
[* ] Ps. 37. 25.
[∥ ] Or, the wicked for their wickedness.
[* ] ch. 12. 24.
[* ] ver. 11.
[* ] Ps. 112. 6.
[† ] Heb. a fool of lips.
[∥ ] Or, shall be beaten.
[* ] Ps. 23. 4.
[* ] ch. 6. 13.
[∥ ] Or, shall be beaten.
[* ] ch. 13. 14
[* ] 1 Cor. 13. 4. 1 Pet. 4. 8.
[† ] Heb. heart
[* ] ch. 18. 11.
[∥ ] Or, causeth to err.
[† ] Heb. of heart.
[* ] ch. 14 9.
[‡ ] [1611 a sport]
[* ] ch. 9. 11.
[† ] Heb. addeth.
[* ] Job 8. 13 & 11. 20. Ps. 112. 10.
[* ] Ps. 37. 22. & 125. 1.
[† ] Heb. frowardnesses.