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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 Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.
2* The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion: whoso provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul.
3It is an honour for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling.
5* Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water; but a man of understanding will draw it out.
6 Most men will proclaim every one his own ∥ goodness: but a faithful man who can find?
7 The just man walketh in his integrity: * his children are blessed after him.
8 A king that sitteth in the throne of judgment scattereth away all evil with his eyes.
9* Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin?
11 Even a child is known by his doings, whether his work be pure, and whether it be right.
12* The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, the Lord hath made even both of them.
13* Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.
14It is naught, it is naught, saith the buyer: but when he is gone his way, then he boasteth.
15 There is gold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.
16* Take his garment that is surety for a stranger: and take a pledge of him for a strange woman.
18*Every purpose is established by counsel: and with good advice make war.
21 An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning; but the end thereof shall not be blessed.
22* Say not thou, I will recompense evil; but wait on the Lord, and he shall save thee.
24* Man’s goings are of the Lord; how can a man then understand his own way?
25It is a snare to the man who devoureth that which is holy, and after vows to make enquiry.
26* A wise king scattereth the wicked, and bringeth the wheel over them.
27 The spirit of man is the ∥ candle of the Lord, searching all the inward parts of the belly.
28* Mercy and truth preserve the king: and his throne is upholden by mercy.
29 The glory of young men is their strength: and * the beauty of old men is the gray head.
30 The blueness of a wound † cleanseth away evil: so do stripes the inward parts of the belly.
[* ] ch. 16. 14. & 19. 12.
[* ] ch 10.4
[∥ ] Or, winter.
[* ] ch 18.4.
[∥ ] Or, bounty.
[* ] Ps. 112. 2.
[* ] 1 Kin. 8 46. 2 Chr. 6. 36. Job 14. 4. Ps. 51. 5 Eccles. 7. 20. 1 John 1. 8.
[* ] Deut. 25, 13,&c. ch 11. 1. & 16. 11.
[† ] Heb. A stone and a stone.
[† ] Heb. an ephah and an ephah.
[* ] Ex. 4. 11. Ps. 94. 9.
[* ] ch. 12. 11. & 19. 15.
[* ] ch. 27. 13.
[* ] ch 9 17.
[† ] Heb. Bread of lying. or, falsehood.
[* ] ch. 15. 22.
[* ] ch. 11. 13.
[∥ ] Or, enticeth
[* ] Ex. 21 17. Lev. 20 9. Matt. 15 4.
[∥ ] Or, candle.
[* ] Deut. 32. 35. ch. 17. 13. & 24 29 Rom. 12. 17. 1 Thess. 5. 15. 1 Pet. 3. 9.
[* ] ver. 10.
[† ] Heb. balances of deceit.
[* ] Ps. 37. 23 ch. 16. 9. Jer. 10. 23.
[* ] Ps. 101. 5, &c. ver. 8.
[∥ ] Or, lamp.
[* ] Ps. 101. 1. ch. 29 14.
[* ] ch. 16. 31.
[† ] Heb. is a purging medicine against evil.