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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† He, that being often reproved hardeneth his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.
4 The king by judgment establisheth the land: but † he that receiveth gifts overthroweth it.
5 A man that flattereth his neighbour spreadeth a net for his feet.
6 In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare: but the righteous doth sing and rejoice.
7* The righteous considereth the cause of the poor: but the wicked regardeth not to know it.
8 Scornful men ∥ bring a city into a snare: but wise men turn away wrath.
9If a wise man contendeth with a foolish man, whether he rage or laugh, there is no rest.
10† The bloodthirsty hate the upright: but the just seek his soul.
11 A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.
12 If a ruler hearken to lies, all his servants are wicked.
14* The king that faithfully judgeth the poor, his throne shall be established for ever.
16 When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increaseth: * but the righteous shall see their fall.
17* Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; yea, he shall give delight unto thy soul.
18 Where there is no vision, the people ∥ perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he.
19 A servant will not be corrected by words: for though he understand he will not answer.
20 Seest thou a man that is hasty ∥ in his words? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
21 He that delicately bringeth up his servant from a child shall have him become his son at the length.
22* An angry man stirreth up strife, and a furious man aboundeth in transgression.
23* A man’s pride shall bring him low: but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit.
24 Whoso is partner with a thief hateth his own soul: he heareth cursing, and bewrayeth it not.
25 The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in the Lord† shall be safe.
27 An unjust man is an abomination to the just: and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked.
[† ] Heb. A man of reproofs.
[* ] ch 11. 10. & 28. 28. Eccles. 10. 5.
[∥ ] Or, increased.
[* ] ch. 10. 1. & 15. 20. & 27. 11.
[* ] ch. 5. 9. & 28. 7. Luke 15. 13.
[† ] Heb. a man of oblations.
[* ] Job 29. 16.
[∥ ] Or, set a city on fire.
[† ] Heb. Men of blood.
[* ] ch. 22 2.
[∥ ] Or, the usurer.
[* ] ch. 20. 28
[* ] ver. 17.
[* ] ch 10 1. & 17. 21, 25.
[* ] Ps. 37. 36. & 58. 10. & 91 8.
[* ] ch. 13. 24. & 22 15. & 23. 13, 14.
[∥ ] Or, is made naked.
[∥ ] Or, in his matters?
[* ] ch. 15 18 & 26. 21.
[* ] Job 22 29 ch 15 33. & 18 12. Matt 23. 12 Luke 14. 11.
[† ] Heb. shall be set on high
[* ] ch. 19 6.
[† ] Heb. the face of a ruler.