The wisdom of the son of David: an exposition of the first nine chapters of the book of Proverbs [signed R.].

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Bell & Daldy, 1860 - Bible - 299 pages
 

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Page 279 - The Lord possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old. I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, or ever the earth was. When there were no depths, I was brought forth; when there were no fountains abounding with water. Before the mountains were settled ; before the hills was I brought forth : while as yet he had not made the earth, nor the fields, nor the highest part of the dust of the world.
Page 167 - Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men. 15 Avoid it, pass not by it, turn from it, and pass away.
Page 148 - Wisdom is the principal thing, therefore get wisdom : and with all thy getting get understanding. Exalt her, and she shall promote thee : she shall bring thee to honour when thou dost embrace her. She shall give to thine head an ornament of grace; a crown of glory shall she deliver to thee.
Page 287 - Wisdom hath builded her house, She hath hewn out her seven pillars : She hath killed her beasts; she hath mingled her wine; She hath also furnished her table.
Page 285 - Now therefore hearken unto me, O ye children: for blessed are they that keep my ways. Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not. Blessed is the man that heareth me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors.
Page 213 - Go to the Ant, thou Sluggard, consider her ways, and be wise: which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.
Page 241 - For at the window of my house I looked through my casement, and beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding, Passing through the street near her corner ; and he went the way to her house, In the twilight, in the evening, in the black and dark night : And, behold, there met him a woman with the attire of an harlot, and subtile of heart.
Page 14 - So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; which taketh away the life of the owners thereof.
Page 100 - And ye have forgotten the exhortation which speaketh unto you as unto children, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of Him : for whom the Lord loveth He chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom He receiveth.
Page 198 - His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sins.

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