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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 Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish.
2 A good man obtaineth favour of the Lord: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn.
3 A man shall not be established by wickedness: but the * root of the righteous shall not be moved.
4* A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.
5 The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit.
6* The words of the wicked are to he in wait for blood: but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.
7* The wicked are overthrown, and are not: but the house of the righteous shall stand.
8 A man shall be commended according to his wisdom: but he that is † of a perverse heart shall be despised.
9He that is despised, and hath a servant, is better than he that honoureth himself, and lacketh bread.
10 A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast: but the ∥ tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.
11* He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread: but he that followeth vain persons is void of understanding.
12 The wicked desireth ∥ the net of evil men: but the root of the righteous yieldeth fruit.
14* A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth: and the recompence of a man’s hands shall be rendered unto him
15* The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.
16 A fool’s wrath is † presently known: but a prudent man covereth shame.
17*He that speaketh truth sheweth forth righteousness: but a false witness deceit.
18* There is that speaketh like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.
19 The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment.
20 Deceit is in the heart of them that imagine evil: but to the consellers of peace is joy.
21 There shall no evil happen to the just: but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.
22 Lying lips are abomination to the Lord: but they that deal truly are his delight.
23* A prudent man concealeth knowledge: but the heart of fools proclaimeth foolishness.
25* Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad.
26 The righteous is more ∥ excellent than his neighbour: but the way of the wicked seduceth them.
27 The slothful man roasteth not that which he took in hunting: but the substance of a diligent man is precious.
28 In the way of righteousness is life; and in the pathway thereof there is no death.
[* ] ch. 10. 25.
[* ] 1 Cor. 11. 7.
[* ] ch. 1. 11, 18.
[* ] Ps 37. 37 ch. 11. 21.
[† ] Heb. perverse of heart.
[∥ ] Or, bowels.
[* ] ch. 28. 19.
[∥ ] Or, the fortress.
[† ] Heb. The snare of the wicked is in the transgression of lips.
[* ] ch. 18. 7.
[* ] ch. 13. 2.
[* ] ch. 3. 7.
[† ] Heb. in that day.
[* ] ch. 14. 5.
[* ] Ps. 57. 4 & 59. 7.
[* ] ch. 13. 16. & 15 2.
[* ] ch. 10. 4.
[∥ ] Or, deceitful.
[* ] ch. 15. 13.
[∥ ] Or, abundant.