Inspired Ethics: Being a Revised Translation and Topical Arrangement of the Entire Book of Proverbs

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Elliot Stock, 1877 - Bible - 63 pages
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Page 35 - Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, When it is in the power of thine hand to do it. Say not unto thy neighbour, Go, and come again, And to-morrow I will give ; When thou hast it by thee.
Page 22 - Who hath woe ? who hath sorrow ? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause ? who hath redness of eyes ? They that tarry long at the wine ; they that go to seek mixed wine.
Page 5 - Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither : as for him that wanteth understanding, she saith to him, Come, eat of my bread, and drink of the wine which I have mingled.
Page 8 - Length of days is in her right hand; and in her left hand riches and honour.
Page 43 - A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back.
Page 36 - He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed ; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.
Page 31 - Let thy fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the wife of thy youth. Let her be as the loving hind and pleasant roe; let her breasts satisfy thee at all times; and be thou ravished always with her love.
Page 45 - Strength and dignity are her clothing; And she laugheth at the time to come. She openeth her mouth with wisdom ; And the law of kindness is on her tongue She looketh well to the ways of her household, And eateth not the bread of idleness. Her children rise up, and call her blessed ; Her husband also, and he praiseth her, saying: Many daughters have done virtuously, But thou excellest them all.
Page 45 - She considereth a field, and buyeth it : with the fruit of her hands she planteth a vineyard.
Page 26 - The lambs are for thy clothing, and the goats are the price of the field. And thou shalt have goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, and for the maintenance for thy maidens.

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