Rills from the fountain of wisdom: or, the Book of Proverbs arranged and illustrated (Google eBook)

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Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1845 - Bible - 190 pages
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Page 11 - Wisdom crieth without ; she uttereth her voice in the streets : She crieth in the chief place of concourse, in the openings of the gates : In the city she uttereth her words, saying, How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity ? And the scorners delight in their scorning, And fools hate knowledge...
Page 14 - My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee, so that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding; yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding ; if thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as for hid treasures ; then shalt thou understand the fear of the Lord, and find the knowledge of God.
Page 174 - When I thought to know this, it was too painful for me ; Until I went into the sanctuary of God , then understood I their end.
Page 14 - Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting, get understanding. Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee to honor, when thou dost embrace her.
Page 58 - My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother: For they shall be an ornament of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck.
Page 40 - Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels. For I was an hungered, and ye gave me no meat; I was thirsty, and ye gave me no drink; I was a stranger, and ye took me not in; naked, and ye clothed me not; sick, and in prison, and ye visited me not.
Page 186 - It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting : for that is the end of all men ; and the living will lay it to his heart. 3 Sorrow is better than laughter : for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better. 4 The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning ; but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth.
Page 11 - She standeth in the top of high places, by the way in the places of the paths. She crieth at the gates, at the entry of the city, at the coming in at the doors: "Unto you, O men, I call; and my voice is to the sons of man.
Page 127 - But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth. This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish. For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.
Page 184 - I said in mine heart, Go to now, I will prove thee with mirth ; therefore enjoy pleasure ; and behold this also is vanity. I said of laughter, it is mad ; and of mirth, what doeth it...

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