The Book of Proverbs (Google eBook)

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Page 18 - For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold. She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her.
Page 69 - The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment.
Page 50 - The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, Before his works of old. I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, Or ever the earth was. When there were no depths, I was brought forth ; When there were no fountains abounding with water. Before the mountains were settled, Before the hills was I brought forth...
Page 66 - A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.
Page 35 - Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned? Can one go upon hot coals, and his feet not be burned?
Page 8 - My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother: 9 For they shall be an ornament of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck.
Page 9 - Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk privily for the innocent without cause...
Page 72 - Hope deferred maketh the heart sick : but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.
Page 64 - As a jewel of gold in a swine's snout, so is a fair woman which is without discretion.
Page 22 - 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 honour when thou dost embrace her. She shall give to thine head an ornament of grace; a crown of glory shall she deliver to thee.

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