The Book of Proverbs: In an Amended Version : with an Introduction and Explanatory Notes

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Western Episcopalian Office, 1866 - Bible - 265 pages
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Page 90 - Blessed is the man that heareth me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors.
Page 111 - To them his heart, his love, his griefs were given, But all his serious thoughts had rest in Heaven. As some tall cliff, that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head.
Page i - Behold, a son shall be born to thee, who shall be a man of rest ; and I will give him rest from all his enemies round about: for his name shall be Solomon, and I will give peace and quietness unto Israel in his days.
Page xlvii - The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul : the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple. The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart : the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.
Page 23 - But the wicked shall be cut off from the earth, and the transgressors shall be rooted out of it.
Page 116 - By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted : but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.
Page 137 - The soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
Page xxviii - A man's heart deviseth his way : but the LORD directeth his steps.
Page 47 - For they sleep not, except they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall. For they eat the bread of wickedness and drink the wine of violence.
Page 237 - Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.

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