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He that laboureth laboureth for himself;
An ungodly man diggeth up evil:
A froward man soweth strife:
And a whisperer separateth chief friends.
A violent man enticeth his neighbour,
He shutteth his eyes to devise froward things:
The hoary head is a crown of glory,
way of righteousness.
He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; And he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a
The lot is cast into the lap;
BETTER is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, Than an house full of sacrifices with strife.
A wise servant shall have rule over a son that caus
eth shame, And shall have part of the inheritance among
The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for
gold: But the Lord trieth the hearts.
A wicked doer giveth heed to false lips;
Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker:
Children's children are the crown of old men;
Excellent speech becometh not a fool:
A gift is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that
hath it: Whithersoever it turneth, it prospereth.
He that covereth a transgression seeketh love;
A reproof entereth more into a wise man
An evil man seeketh only rebellion:
Let a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man,
Whoso rewardeth evil for good,
The beginning of strife is as when one letteth out
Therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled
He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condem
neth the just, Even they both are abomination to the Lord.
Wherefore is there a price in the hand of a fool
A friend loveth at all times,
A man void of understanding striketh hands,
He loveth transgression that loveth strife:
He that hath a froward heart findeth no good:
A merry heart doeth good like a medicine:
A wicked man taketh a gift out of the bosom
Wisdom is before him that hath understanding; But the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.
A foolish son is a grief to his father,
Also to punish the just is not good,
He that hath knowledge spareth his words:
Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted
wise: And he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of
THROUGH desire a man, having separated himself,
seeketh And intermeddleth with all wisdom.
A fool hath no delight in understanding,