Proverbs of Solomon compared
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The proverbs of Solomon the son of Daviding of Israel To wisdom understand a , and the interpretation the words of the
wise, and the dark
The fear of the is the beginning of ut fools despise wisdom and instruction.
My son, hear thy , and forsake not the law of thy mother: or thshall grace unto thy head, and chain about thy neck.
My son, sinners entice thee, say Come with us, let us lay wait
for blood, lurk privily for the innocent without cause: Let us swallow them up
the and whole, as those that go down into the pite shall find all ,
fill our houses with Cast in thy lot among us have one purse
son, walk not thou with them refrain thy foot from their For their feet
run to evil, and hast to shed blood. in vain the net
crieth without her voice in the streets She the scorners delight in scorning, and I have called, and ye refused I have stretched out my
hand, and no man regarded all my your destruction when
cometh upon you
Then shall they call upon me, but I will not they shall seek me early, but they shall not
find me: that they hated knowledge, and not fear of the my counsel despised my . Therefore shall they eat the fruit of
their own way, and be filled with their own or the turning away of the shall
slay them, and the prosperity of fools shall . But hearkeneth unto me shall
dwell safely, and fear of evil.
My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and my commandments thee that thine ear unto wisdom, apply thine heart to understanding if thou criest after
knowledge If thou seekest her as , and
for her as for hid treasureshen shalt thou understand the fear of the , and find
the knowledge of God. For the giveth wisdom out of his mouth cometh knowledge and
understanding. He the righteous a them that walk
He keepeth , and preserveth the way of his saints. Then shalt
thou understand righteousness, judgment and equity every good path.
wisdom into thine heart, and knowledge
shall preserve thee, understanding shall keep thee from the evil
from the man that speaketh things walk
in the ways of darkness rejoice evil, and delight in wicked Whose ways are crooked, and
from the strange woman, from of her youth, and the covenant of her God. For her house inclineth unto death, and her paths that go unto her
again, neither take they hold of the of life. That thou mayest walk in the way of good
men, and keep the paths of the righteous. For the shall dwell in the land, and the
shall remain in it. ut the
shall be rooted out of
son, forget not my law but thine heart keep my commandments For thee: bind them
about thy neck write them upon the table of thine heart So shalt thou find favor and good
understanding in the sight of God and mn. rust in the with all thine heart, and he shall thy .
Be not wise in thine own fear the , and depart from evil with thy substance, and with the
of all thine increase: So shall thy barns be filled with , and thy presses shall with
new wine. My son, despise not the chastening of the neither even as a father sonisthat findeth wisdom, and understandingor the of it is better than merchandise of silver, and the than
gold. more precious and all the things thou canst desire are not to be
compared unto her. her right handand her left hand riches and honor. Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and her paths are peace. She is a tree of life to them
that lay hold upon her understanding hath he the heavens. his the
up, and the clouds drop down the dew. My son, let not depart from
thine eyes keep and So be life unto thy soul, and grace
thy . Then shalt thou walk in thy way, and thy foot shall not stumble. thou
thou shalt not be afraid, thy sleep sweet.
not afraid of sudden fear, neither the of the , when it cometh. For the
shall Say not unto thy
Go and come again, I will give thou hast done thee no harm. not , and choose none of
his waysor the froward but his secret is with the righteous.
The curse of the is in the house of the but he blesseth the of the grace unto the lowly. The wise shall
ye children, the taught me also, Let thine heart my words
keep my commandments, and live. Get wisdom, get understanding forget not the words of my mouth Forsake her not, and she shall preserve thee: love her, and she
shall keep thee. get
understanding. her and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee a crown of glory.
Hear, my son, and receive my the years of thy life be many. I thee the way of wisdom and when thou runnest, thou shalt not . Take fast hold of
let her not go: keep her for she is thy life. not in the path of the ,
and not in the way of , except they have For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of unto the perfect day. he
way of the
incline thine ear unto my sayings. Let them not depart from
thine eyes keep them in the midst of thine heart. For they are life unto those that find them,
and health all their . Keep heart with all diligence for life.Put away from thee a mouth, and lips far from thee. 2 Let thine eyes
right, and let thine eyelids look straight before thee. Ponder the path of thy feet, all thy ways be . Turn not to the right hand nor to the left thy foot from
unto my wisdom, and bow thine ear to my : hat thou mayest
regard , and that thy lips may keep . For the lips of a honeycomb, and her is than oil But is bitter as wormwood,
sharp as a sword. Her feet go down death her steps hell. the path of life, her ways, that thou canst not know them. Hear
me therefore, and depart not from the words of my mouth. thy way
far from her, and come not nigh the door of her house thou give thine honor unto ,
and thy years the cruel be filled with thy and thy my heart despise not
the voice of my teachers, in the midst of the congregation
of thine own well rivers of water in the streetset them be only thine own,
with the wife of thy youth. oving
and let her breasts satisfy thee and with her
love. wilt thou, and embrace the bosom
of For ways are the of the , and he pondereth all
My son, if thou be surety for thy thou hast thy hand with thou art come into from the hand, and as a bird from the hand of the fowler. Go to the ant thou sluggard consider her ways, and be wise gathereth her food in the harvest. How long
wilt thou sleep, ? hen wilt thou arise out of thy sleep? as one that ,
and a man.
A person, a wicked man with a froward mouthe winketh with his eyes,
he with his feet, he with his fingers
Therefore shall his come suddenly shall he be broken
look, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood, n heart that wicked
imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief, false witness that speaketh lies, and soweth discord among brethren.
My son, keep thy fathers commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother them
thine heart, and tie them about thy neck. For the
commandment is a and the law light and the way of life: keep thee from the evil woman, tongue of ust
not after her beauty in thine heart will hunt for th precious
life. Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burn? an one go upon hot
coals, and his feet not be ? goeth in to his wife
toucheth her shall not be . Men do not despise a thief, to satisfy his soul
when he is hungry But if he whoso committeth with a woman
My son, keep my words, and lay up my commandments thee. Keep my commandments and my law as the apple of thine eye Bind them upon thy fingers, write them the
table of thine heart. Say unto wisdom Thou art my sister and call understanding thy
kinswoman: That may keep thee from the strange woman, from the which words. the window of my house I looked through behold, there met him a woman without, now in the streets, and in every corner.) he caught forth to meet thee, seek thy face,
and I have found thee. I have decked my bed with coverings For the
goodman is not at home, he is gone a He hath taken bag of money with him
to the slaughter
me now therefore, O, and the words of my mouth. Let
not thine heart her ways, the way to hell,
down the chambers of death.
Doth not wisdom cry? understanding put forth her voice? tandeth for I will
speak of and my lips things For my mouth shall
truth and my lips All the words of my mouth are in
righteousnessthere is froward . They are all plain to , and right to them that find knowledge. Receive my , and not silver
and knowledge than gold. For wisdom is better than all the things
that desire are not to be compared it.
I wisdom with knowledge. he fear of the
I have strength. judges of the
earth. I that love me and that seek me early shall find me. Riches and
honor are with me, and righteousness. My fruit is better than gold, and than silver. I in the way of righteousness, in the
of judgmentThat I may those that love me
in the beginning of his way, his works I
from everlasting, from the beginning, or ever the earth was the mountains were
, before hills was I the heavens, I was
there: when he set the : hen he the clouds
above: when he the of the deep: When he the sea ,
that the waters should not hen he the foundations of the
unto me, O ye children for blessed are they that keep my ways. be wise, and refuse it not. Blessed is the man that heareth me, watching daily
at my gates, at the posts of my doors. For whoso findeth me findeth life, and shall
obtain favor of the . But against me his own soulll they that
hate me death.
Wisdom hath builded house, hewn out seven pillars: She hath killed her
; she hath mingled her wine She hath sent forth her
maidens upon the highest place of the city Whoso is simple, let him hither she saiome, eat my bread, and drink
winewhich go in the way of understanding. reproveth a getteth himself : and he that rebuketh
himself. Reprove not a scorner, lest he thee: rebuke a wise man, and he will love
thee. Give a man, and he will be wiser teach a man, and he will
increase. The fear of the is the beginning of wisdom and the knowledge of
holy is understanding. For me thy days shall be , and the years of thy life shall
be . If thou be wise
waters are sweet, and
A wise son maketh a glad father but a son is the heaviness of
his mother.Treasures profit nothing but righteousness delivereth from death.
The will not the soul of the righteous
gathereth in summer is a wise: but he that in harvest
but the name of the shall
walketh surely: but way shall be known.
He that winketh with
The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life but the mouth of the
stirreth up strife but love covereth sins.
In the lips of him that hath understanding
lay up knowledge but the mouth of the foolish is near destruction.
the way of life: but he that refuseth
he that refraineth his lips is wise
tongue is a the heart of the is worthThe lips of
the righteous feed but fools die
The blessing of the , maketh rich
shall come upon but the righteous shall
but the righteous .
As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the to them that send him
The fear of the but the years of the shall be shortened.The
of the righteous shall be gladness but the of the shall perish.
The way of the The righteous shall never be but the shall not the .
The mouth of the just wisdom but the froward shall .
The lips of the righteous i acceptable but the mouth of the
A false balance is abomination to the but a weight
not in the day of but righteousness delivereth from death.
The righteousness of the his way but the shall fall by his own
The righteousness of the shall deliver them but shall be taken in their own
When a man dieth, his expectation shall perish: and the hope of unjust men perisheth.
delivered out of trouble, and the come in his stead.
mouth his but through knowledge shall the just be
When it goeth well with the righteous, the city
but he that is of a faithful
He that is surety for a stranger: he that is sure.
A gracious woman
righteousnessshall a sure
s righteousness life:
but the seed of the righteous
shall be .
a of gold in a
: and he that watereth shall be watered also himself.
upon the head of
him that selleth
mischief, it shall
He that trusteth in his riches shall fall but the righteous shall flourish as
servant to the wise.
The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; a winneth souls.
the righteous be recompensed the earth much more
: but he that hateth reproof
will he condemn.
A man but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.A woman is a crown her husband: but she that in his
The thoughts of the righteous are rightbut
but the mouth of the shall deliver
he overthrown: but the house of the righteous shall stand.
A man shall be commended his wisdom but a shall be
regardeth the life of his but the cruelHe that tilleth his land shall bread: but he that followeth
but the root of the righteous
but the just shall out of
: but a false witness
that imagine evil: but the counselors of peace joy
There shall no happen to the just but the shall be filled with
shall bear rule but the shall be under tribute.
Heaviness the heart of man but a good word maketh it gladThe
righteous is more excellent than his but the way of the
In the way of righteousness
He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: but he that openeth wide his lips shall have
: but the soul of the diligent shall
The light of the righteous but the of the shall be put out.
deferred the heart: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.
Whoso despiseth the word: but he that feareth the commandment shall .
The law of the wise, from the snares of death.
Good understanding giveth but
but a faithful ambassador is health.
overty and shame: but
shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be
up for the just.
He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but loveth him him
The righteous eateth but the belly of the
plucketh it down
In the mouth of the foolish is a rod of but the lips of the wise
A faithful witness will but a false will lie.
A seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not: but knowledge is easy unto him that
among the righteous.
shall be overthrown but the tabernacle of the shall flourish.
There is a way which right, but the end thereof death.
he heart is sorrowful and the end of mirth is heaviness. shall be filled with his own ways a good man
looketh well to his going.
A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil but fool
are crowned with knowledge.
The evil bow before the good and the at the of the righteous.
The poor is hated even of his own but the rich hath many friends.
witness delivereth souls
The fear of the is a the snares of death.
the life of the
but the righteous hath hope death.Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding
The eyes of the every place, the good
A wholesome tongue is a tree of life but a .
A fool despiseth his
In the house of the righteous
but the heart of the foolish doeth not so. The
sacrifice of the but the prayer of the
The way of the is an abomination unto the but
that forsaketh the
how much more then the hearts of men? A loveth not one that him neither will he the wise.
A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance but
but the mouth of fools foolishness.All the days of the are but a heart a
Better is little with the fear of the than great treasure
man stirreth up strife but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.
The way of the slothful is of thorns but the of the righteous is made
A wise son maketh a glad father but
The way of life
the house of the proud but he
but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.
he of the eyes rejoiceth the heart
among the wise.
He that refuseth despiseth his own soul: but he that
The fear of the is the
the answer of the tongue from the
Commit thy works unto the , and
for the day of
ways please the , he maketh his enemies to be hiBetter is a little with righteousness than great
in the lips of the king his mouth
and they love him that speaketh
he king is a messenger of death but a wise man will pacify .
and to get understanding
before destruction, and
with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud.
He that handleth a matter wisely
of life unto him that hath it the of foolsis.
The heart of the wise his mouth, and
a way that right, but the end thereof
and in his lips is as burning fire.A froward strife
, and leadeth him the way that is not good.
it be found in the way of righteousness.
cast into the lap but
servant shall have rule son that , and shall have the brethren.
giveth ear to a tongue.
Whoso the poor his aker: and he that is glad shall not be
speech becometh not a fool a rince.
is as a precious stone him that hath it
than an hundred stripes into a fool.
A seeketh a cruel messenger shall be sent against him.
bear robbed of her whelps, a fool in his .
Whoso rewardeth evil for good, shall not depart from his house.
that justifieth the
that loveth strife: and he that his seeketh hath a froward heart no good: and he that hath a tongue into
and the father of a fool ha no joy.
A merry heart
out of the bosom to the ways of judgment.
him that hath understanding but the eyes of fool.
A son is a grief his father, and that bare him.
o punish the
his words: and a man of understanding of
a fool when he holdeth his is counted wiseand he shutteth his lips
A fool hath no delight in understanding, but
The words of a mans mouth are deep waters, and the of wisdom a .
It is not good to the person of the , to the righteous in judgment.
A fools lips , and his mouth .
A fools mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare his soul.
The words of a are wounds, and go the innermost parts of the
The name of the is a strong
a matter before he itis and
belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouthand with the increase of his lips
shall he be filled.
Death and life in the power of the tongue that love it shall the fruit thereof.
Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and
than a brother.
but the poor is his
A false witness shall not unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape.
him that giveth
loveth his own soul: understanding shall .
A false witness shall not unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall perish.
the roaring of a ion but his is dew upon the grass.
House and riches
and an idle soul shall suffer hunger.
keepeth the commandment keepeth his own soulbut he that his way shall
He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the and he
pa him again.
Chasten thy son while there is hope, let not thy soul
, that thou mayest be wise .
There are many devices in a mans heart nevertheless the counsel of the shall
The fear of the
it to his mouth
one that hath understanding,
from the words of
witness and the mouth of the
are for , and stripes for the
as the roaring of a lionwhoso provoketh him anger
in the heart of man is like deep water; but a man of understanding will draw it out.
A king that sitteth in judgment away all evil.
Who can say my heart clean, I am from sin?
weights, measures, both the .
child is known by his , whether his workbe pure and right.
sleep, lest thou come to poverty open thine eyes, and thou shalt
Take his garment that is surety for a stranger and take a pledge of him for
his mouth shall be filled with gravel.
not with him that
with his lips.
curseth his father mother, his shall be put out in darkness.
I will recompense evilbut
, and bringeth the wheel over them.
The of the all the inward parts of the .
Mercy and preserve the king
stripes the inward parts of the .
The kings heart is in the hand of the , as the rivers of water: he turneth it
more acceptable to the than sacrifice.
An look, and a proud
them that seek death.
The of the
better to dwell in a corner the housetop, than with a brawling woman in a wide house.
The soul of the
is punished, the
the house of the but the
Whoso stoppeth his ear at the of the poor, he shall cry himself not be
heard.A pacifieth and a in the bosom
the workers of .
The man that wandereth out of the way of shall remain in the congregation of
shall not be rich.
for the righteous, and the for the .
It is better to dwell in wilderness, than with a and an angry woman.
righteousness and mercy findeth life, righteousness, and honor.
A wise man scaleth the city of the mighty, and the strength .
Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles.
of the slothful for his hands labor.
He coveteth all the day long but the righteous and .
sacrifice of the
A false witness shall perish
counsel against the .The horse is
prepared against the day of battle
than great riches, and loving favor than silver and
and hideth himself but the on and are punished.
in the way of the froward he that keep his soul from
a child in way he should go when he is old.
The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.
He that soweth shall reap and the rod of his shall
eye shall be blessed for he giveth of his bread the poor.
Cast out the , and shall
The eyes of the preserve knowledge, the words of the
a lion without, I be slain in the
in the heart of but the rod of correction drive it .
poor to increase his riches, he that giveth the rich, come to .
ow down thine ear, and the words of apply thine unto my
or it is a pleasant thing if thou keep
their cause, and that .
Make no friendship with an angry man and with furious: est thou
learn his ways, and thy soul.
Be not thou one of them that , are for debtf thou
hast nothing to pay, take away thy bed from under thee
emove the landmark, which thy have set.
Seest thou diligent in business stand before kings not
When thou sittest to eat with a
thou set thine eye upon th which or riches certainly make themselves wings
thou hast eaten shalt thou vomit up and
the ears of a fool for he will despise the wisdom of thy words.
Remove not the old landmark and not the field of the fatherless
Apply thine heart unto , and thine ear to the words of knowledge.
not correction from the child for if thou beatest him with the rod, he not die.
Thou him with the rod, his soul from hell.
My son, if heart , my heart shall rejoice my reins shall ,
thy lips speak thing
Let not thine heart sinners but in the fear of the all the day long
riotous eaters of flesh: or drunkard and
shall come to poverty and shall with .
unto thy father that begat thee, and despise not thy mother when she is old.
the truth sell not wisdom, and understanding and thy mother that bare thee shall rejoice.
My son, give me thine heart, and let thine eyes my ways.
For a whore is a deep
wounds without cause?
Look not thou upon the wine it is the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth an adder. hine
eyes strange women, and thine heart shall things.
Ye, thou shalt be as in the midst of the sea, or the top
For their heart , and their lips talk of mischief.
Through wisdom an house builded and understanding it
shall the chambers be filled with all and pleasant riches.
A wise man is strong ye, a man of
his mouth in the gate.He that
an abomination to men.
unto death, and are to be slain
man according to his
My son, the knowledge of wisdom be unto thy soul
of the righteous not his resting place
For a just man falleth seven times, and riseth up again but the fall into .
Rejoice not thine enemy, and let not thine heart be glad when he stumbleth
Lest the seeit, and turn his wrath from him
the candle of the shall be put out.
My son, fear thou the and the kingand and who knoweth the of them both?
These also the wise.It is not good to have respect of person in judgment.
He that saith unto the Thou art righteous him shall the people curse, shall
blessing shall come upon them.
witness against thy man according to his .
I went the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the manAnd lo, it was all covered , and the stone
wall was broken down.Th I saw, and considered it well: I looked upon it, and
of Solomon, which the men of Hezekiah king of Judah
to search out a the dross from the silver, and there shall a vessel .Take away from the king, and his shall be righteousness.
Put not forth thyself in the presence of the king, and not in the place of great
that it be said unto thee Come up hither than thou be
in the presence of the prince whom
put thee to shame.
thy with thy neighbor himself; and discover not
apples of gold in
s the in the harvest, so is a faithful messenger to that send him refresheth his mastersWhoso is like clouds
and wind without rain.
eat so much as is sufficient for thee lest thou be , and
Withdraw thy foot from thy house lest he be weary of thee, and so hate thee.
beareth false witness against his is a a sword, and a sharp
heap coals of fire upon his head, and the
shall reward thee.The north wind driveth away rain so doth an countenance a
It is better to in the corner the , than with a brawling woman in a wide
cold water to a thirsty soul.
A righteous man falling down before the
not good to eat much honey
rain in harvest so is for a fool.
As the bird the swallow , so the curse
, lest he be wise in his own conceit.
wise in his own conceitthere is more hope a fool than him.
the door turneth upon
it grieveth him to it again to his mouth.
The sluggard wiser thn seven men that one that taketh a dog by the
Where no wood is, there the fire goeth out: where there no talebearer, the strife ceaseth.
lips and a wicked heart are like a potsherd covered with silver dross.
dissembleth with his lips, and he speaketh
fair, believe him not for there are seven abominations in his heart.
shall fall therein: and he that a stone, upon .
A tongue hateth that and a flattering mouth worketh .
not of to morrow for thou knowest not what may
Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth and not thine.
stone is heavy, and the sand weighty but a fools wrath is heavier than both. Wrath is
better than secret love.
Faithful are the wounds of a but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.
thing is sweet.
Thine own friend, and thy fathers friend, forsake not go into thy brothers house in of thy is a than a brother far off.
My son, be wise, and make heart that I ma answer
Take his garment that is surety for a stranger, and take a pledge of him for
the wind, and
he that waiteth his master shall
and destruction are never full so the eyes of mn never
Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar , yet will not his
foolishness from him.
thou know the of thy , and look well to thy .
thy household, and
but the righteous
of understanding and
knowledge the state thereof shall be prolonged.
They that forsake the law praise the : but such as keep the law them. men not but they that seek
Whoso keepeth the lawis a : but he that riotous men
shameth his father.
He that turneth away his ear from hearing the law, his prayer shall be abomination.Whoso the righteous in an evil way, shall fall into his own pit but
the shall have good in possession.The rich man wise but
the poor that hath understanding
shall not prosper: but whoso and forsaketh them shall
is that : h that hardeneth his heart shall fall into mischief.
s a roaring lion and a bearso is a over the poor people.
he prince hateth
He that tilleth his land shall have of bread: but he that followeth shall
have poverty enough.
A faithful man but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be
To have respect of persons is not good: for a piece of bread.
He that be rich hath an evil eye, and considereth not that poverty shall come upon
He that rebuketh a man shall find than he that flattereth .Whoso robbeth his father mother, and saitht is no the same is
the companion of a .
He that is of a proud stirreth up strife: but he that putteth his trust in the shall be
He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but wisely, shall be .He that giveth unto the poor shall not : but he that
hide themselves: but when they perish, the righteous increase.
, shall suddenly be destroyed without
beareth rule, the
Whoso loveth wisdom his father: but he that keepeth harlots spendeth
flattereth his a net for his feet.
he of is snare but the righteous and rejoice.The righteous considereth the cause of the poorbut the regardeth no
bring a city
The bloodthirsty hate the but the just seek his soul.
A fool his but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.
If a lies, all his servants are wicked.
The poor and the meet together the lighteneth both their eyes.The
ing that faithfully judgeth the poor, shall
bringeth his mother to shame.
When the increaseth: but the righteous shall see their fall. thy son, and he shall
the people perish: but that keepeth the law.A
servant will not be words for though he understand he will not
a fool than of him.
He that delicately bringeth up his servant from a child shall him his at the
An angry man stirreth up strife, and
hateth his own soul: he heareth
: but whoso putteth his trust in the shall
The words of Agur the son of Jakeh prophecy spake unto Ithiel, even unto
Ithiel and Ucal,
learned wisdom have . Who hath up into heaven the waters in a garment?
ho hath all the ends of the a shield unto them that put their trust in him. thou unto his words, lest he reprove thee, and thou be found a liar.
Two things have I require of thee deny me before I die Remove from me
vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches the name
of my God.
Accuse not a servant unto his master, lest he thee, and thou be
filthiness. swords, and their devour the
of the earth, and the from among men.
horseleach hath two daughters, .
There are three things that are never satisfied, the young eagles.
There be three things are too for me, The
way of an eagle in the air the way of a serpent a the way of a ship in sea and the way of a man with a . Such is the way of an ,
wipeth her mouth, and saith, I have done no . three things the earth is
disquieted, and that is heir
to her mistress.
There be four things little upon the earth, but they are exceeding wise: 25 The ants
are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the The conies are but a feeble
folk, yet make they their the rocks The have no, yet go they forth by The spider with her hands, and in ings palace.
There be three things which go well, yea, four are comely in going: 30 A lion which is
strongest among beasts, and turneth not away for any; 31 A greyhound; an he goat also; and a
king, against whom there is no rising up. 32 If thou hast done foolishly in lifting up thyself, or if
thou hast thought evil, lay thine hand upon thy mouth. bringeth
The words of ing Lemuel, the rophecy that his mother taught him.
forget the law, and of all
such as the cause of
the poor and
The heart of her husband safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil.
She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life.
She wool and flax, and with her hands.
She is like the merchants
her household, and her
She considereth , and buyeth it with the fruit of her hands she planteth a vineyard.
She girdeth her loins with strength, and her arms.
he perceiveth that her good her candle goeth not out by night.
She layeth her to the spindle, and her hold the .
She her hand to the poor ye she forth her hands to need.
She not the her for all her household are clothed with scarlet.
She maketh herself her clothing is silk and purple.
Her husband is in the gates, when he sitteth among the of the land.
She maketh and selleth it; and delivereth girdle unto the merchant.
Strength and honor her clothing and she shall rejoice
She openeth her mouth with wisdom and in her tongue is the law of .
She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not bread idleness.
Her children arise, and call her blessed her husband
deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the , she be
Give her of the fruit of her hands and let her own works praise her in the gates.
The end of the Proverbs