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Yuni Words of Wisdom - The Book of Proverbs
The Book of Proverbs
The Book of Proverbs
(King James Bible) are often called
by biblical scholars. This collection of moral and philosophical maxiums, are still a valid and practical guide to
A wise son
his father's instruction: but a scorner heareth not rebuke.
A man shall eat good by the fruit of
mouth: but the soul of the transgressors
He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life:
he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.
The soul of the sluggard desireth, and
nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
hateth lying: but a wicked
is loathsome, and cometh to shame.
is upright in the way: but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.
There is that maketh himself rich, yet
that maketh himself poor, yet
The ransom of a man's life
his riches: but the poor heareth not rebuke.
The light of the righteous rejoiceth: but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.
Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised
by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathereth by labour shall increase.
Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but
the desire cometh,
a tree of life.
Whoso despiseth the word shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.
The law of the wise
a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
Good understanding giveth favour: but the way of transgressors
dealeth with knowledge: but a fool layeth open
A wicked messenger falleth into mischief: but a faithful ambassador
Poverty and shame
to him that refuseth instruction: but he that regardeth reproof shall be honoured.
The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul: but
abomination to fools to depart from evil.
He that walketh with wise
shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.
Evil pursueth sinners: but to the righteous good shall be repayed.
leaveth an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner
laid up for the just.
the tillage of the poor: but there is
destroyed for want of judgment.
He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.
The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul: but the belly of the wicked shall want.
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