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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 * wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion.
2 For the transgression of a land many are the princes thereof: but ∥ by a man of understanding and knowledge the state thereof shall be prolonged.
3 A poor man that oppresseth the poor is like a sweeping rain † which leaveth no food.
4 They that forsake the law praise the wicked: but such as keep the law contend with them.
5 Evil men understand not judgment: but they that seek the Lord understand all things
6* Better is the poor that walketh in his uprightness, than he that is perverse in his ways, though he be rich.
9 He that turneth away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer shall be abomination.
10* Whoso causeth the righteous to go astray in an evil way, he shall fall himself into his own pit: but the upright shall have good things in possession.
11 The rich man is wise † in his own conceit; but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.
13* He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.
14 Happy is the man that feareth alway: * but he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into mischief.
15As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.
16 The prince that wanteth understanding is also a great oppressor: but he that hateth covetousness shall prolong his days.
18* Whoso walketh uprightly shall be saved: but he that is perverse in his ways shall fall at once.
19* He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread: but he that followeth after vain persons shall have poverty enough.
21* To have respect of persons is not good: for for a piece of bread that man will transgress.
22∥ He that hasteth to be rich hath an evil eye, and considereth not that poverty shall come upon him.
23* He that rebuketh a man afterwards shall find more favour than he that flattereth with the tongue.
24 Whoso robbeth his father or his mother, and saith, It is no transgression; the same is the companion of † a destroyer.
25* He that is of a proud heart stirreth up strife: but he that putteth his trust in the Lord shall be made fat.
26 He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.
27* He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.
28* When the wicked rise, men hide themselves: but when they perish, the righteous increase.
[* ] Lev. 26. 36.
[∥ ] Or, by men of understanding and wisdom shall they likewise be prolonged.
[† ] Heb. without food.
[* ] ch. 19. 1.
[* ] ch. 29. 3.
[∥ ] Or, feedeth gluttons.
[* ] ch. 13. 22. Eccles. 2. 26.
[† ] Heb. by increase.
[* ] ch. 26. 27.
[† ] Heb. in his eyes.
[* ] ch. 11. 10. ver. 28. Eccles. 10. 6.
[∥ ] Or, sought for.
[* ] Ps. 32. 5. 1 John 1. 9, 10.
[* ] Rom. 11. 20.
[* ] Gen. 9. 6. Ex. 21. 14.
[‡ ] [1611 fly]
[* ] ch. 10. 25.
[* ] ch. 12. 11.
[* ] ch. 13. 11. & 23. 4. 1 Tim. 6. 9.
[∥ ] Or, unpunished.
[* ] ch 18. 5. & 24. 23.
[∥ ] Or, He that hath an evil eye hasteth to be rich, ver. 20.
[* ] ch 27. 6.
[† ] Heb. a man destroying.
[* ] ch. 13. 10.
[* ] Deut. 15 7, &c. ch. 22. 9.
[* ] ver. 12. ch. 29. 2.