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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* Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse in his lips, and is a fool.
2 Also, that the soul be without knowledge, it is not good; and he that hasteth with his feet sinneth.
3 The foolishness of man perverteth his way: and his heart fretteth against the Lord.
4* Wealth maketh many friends; but the poor is separated from his neighbour.
6 Many will intreat the favour of the prince: and every man is a friend to † him that giveth gifts.
7* All the brethren of the poor do hate him: how much more do his friends go far from him? he pursueth them with words, yet they are wanting to him.
8 He that getteth † wisdom loveth his own soul: he that keepeth understanding shall find good.
9* A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall perish.
10 Delight is not seemly for a fool; much less * for a servant to have rule over princes.
12* The king’s wrath is as the roaring of a lion; but his favour is as dew upon the grass.
14 House and riches are the inheritance of fathers: and * a prudent wife is from the Lord.
15 Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; and an idle soul * shall suffer hunger.
16* He that keepeth the commandment keepeth his own soul; but he that despiseth his ways shall die.
19 A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment: for if thou deliver him, yet thou must † do it again.
20 Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.
21*There are many devices in a man’s heart; nevertheless the counsel of the Lord, that shall stand.
22 The desire of a man is his kindness: and a poor man is better than a liar.
23 The fear of the Lordtendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.
24* A slothful man hideth his hand in his bosom, and will not so much as bring it to his mouth again.
26 He that wasteth his father, and chaseth away his mother, is a son that causeth shame, and bringeth reproach.
27 Cease, my son, to hear the instruction that causeth to err from the words of knowledge.
28† An ungodly witness scorneth judgment: and the mouth of the wicked devoureth iniquity.
29 Judgments are prepared for scorners, and stripes for the back of fools.
[* ] ch.28.6.
[* ] ch 14. 20.
[* ] Ex.23.1 Deut. 19. 16. ch 6 19. & 21. 28.
[† ] Heb. held innocent.
[† ] Heb. a man of gifts
[* ] ch. 14. 20
[† ] Heb. an heart.
[* ] ver. 5.
[* ] ch. 30. 22 Eccles. 10 6.
[* ] ch. 14. 29.
[∥ ] Or, prudence.
[* ] ch. 16. 15 & 20 2 & 28. 15.
[* ] ch 10 1 & 15. 20 & 17. 21, 25.
[* ] ch 21 9 & 27 15.
[* ] ch. 18. 22.
[* ] ch 10.4. & 20. 13
[* ] Luke 11 28.
[* ] Matt. 10. 42. & 25. 40. 2 Cor. 9. 6. 7.
[∥ ] Or, his deed.
[* ] ch 13. 24 & 23. 13.
[∥ ] Or, to his destruction or, to cause him to die.
[† ] Heb. add.
[* ] Job 23. 13 Ps. 33. 10, 11. ch. 16. 1, 9. Is. 46 10.
[* ] ch. 15. 19 & 26. 13, 15.
[* ] ch. 21. 11.
[† ] Heb. will be cunning.
[† ] Heb. A witness of Belial.