The Proverbs: tr. out of the original Hebrew and with the former translations diligently compared and revised (Google eBook)

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The Century co., 1906 - 145 pages
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Page 73 - The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.
Page xvi - He that passeth by, and meddleth with strife belonging not to him, is like one that taketh a dog by the ears.
Page 54 - The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment.
Page 14 - Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it.
Page 12 - It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones. Honour the Lord with thy substance, and with the first fruits of all thine increase: So shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine.
Page 49 - There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty. The liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered also himself.
Page xxix - Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath : for it is written, Vengeance is mine ; I will repay, saith the Lord.
Page 136 - Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches ; feed me with food convenient for me: lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is the Lord? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.
Page 8 - ... 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. For the Lord giveth wisdom; out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.
Page 4 - A wise man will hear, and will increase learning ; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels : 6 To understand a proverb, and the interpretation ; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings. 7 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge : but fools despise wisdom and instruction.

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