An Attempt Towards an Improved Translation of the Proverbs of Solomon,: From the Original Hebrew with Notes Critical and Explanatory, and a Preliminary Dissertation (Google eBook)

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Longman ... [et. al.], 1819 - Bible - 396 pages
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Page 41 - The beginning of strife is as when one letteth out water : therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled with.
Page 335 - Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath : for it is written, " Vengeance is mine ; I will repay, saith the Lord." Therefore if thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink: for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head. Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.
Page 63 - If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he be thirsty, give him water to drink: For thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and the Lord shall reward thee.
Page 6 - Her ways. are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace. She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: and happy is every one that retaineth her.
Page 26 - He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the wind : and the fool shall be servant to the wise of heart. 30. The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life ; and he that •winneth souls is wise.
Page 9 - When thou goest, thy steps shall not be straitened; And when thou runnest, thou shalt not stumble. Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: Keep her; for she is thy life.
Page 66 - The full soul loatheth an honeycomb ; But to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.
Page 60 - I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding; And lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down.
Page 78 - She riseth also while it is yet night, and giveth meat to her household, and a portion to her maidens.
Page 78 - She stretcheth out her hand to the poor; yea, she reacheth forth her hands to the needy.

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