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Proverb 31 KJV: The words of king Lemuel

Proverb 31 – KJV (King James Version) 31:1The words of king Lemuel, the prophecy that his mother taught him. 31:2What, my son? and what, the son of my womb? and what, the son of my vows? 31:3Give not thy strength unto women, nor thy ways to that which destroyeth kings. 31:4It is not for kings, […]

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Proverb 30 KJV: The words of Agur the son of

Proverb 30 – KJV (King James Version) 30:1The words of Agur the son of Jakeh, even the prophecy: the man spake unto Ithiel, even unto Ithiel and Ucal, 30:2Surely I am more brutish than any man, and have not the understanding of a man. 30:3I neither learned wisdom, nor have the knowledge of the holy. […]

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Proverb 29 KJV: He, that being often reproved hardeneth

Proverb 29 – KJV (King James Version) 29:1He, that being often reproved hardeneth his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy. 29:2When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn. 29:3Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father: but he that keepeth company with harlots spendeth […]

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Proverb 28 KJV: The wicked flee when no man pursueth

Proverb 28 – KJV (King James Version) 28:1The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion. 28:2For the transgression of a land many are the princes thereof: but by a man of understanding and knowledge the state thereof shall be prolonged. 28:3A poor man that oppresseth the poor is […]

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Proverb 27 KJV: Boast not thyself of to morrow

Proverb 27 – KJV (King James Version) 27:1Boast not thyself of to morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth. 27:2Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips. 27:3A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool’s wrath is heavier than […]

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Proverb 26 KJV: As snow in summer, and as rain

Proverb 26 – KJV (King James Version) 26:1As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honour is not seemly for a fool. 26:2As the bird by wandering, as the swallow by flying, so the curse causeless shall not come. 26:3A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for […]

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Proverb 25 KJV: These are also proverbs of Solomon

Proverb 25 – KJV (King James Version) 25:1These are also proverbs of Solomon, which the men of Hezekiah king of Judah copied out. 25:2It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honour of kings is to search out a matter. 25:3The heaven for height, and the earth for depth, and the […]

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Proverb 24 KJV: Be not thou envious against evil men

Proverb 24 – KJV (King James Version) 24:1Be not thou envious against evil men, neither desire to be with them. 24:2For their heart studieth destruction, and their lips talk of mischief. 24:3Through wisdom is an house builded; and by understanding it is established: 24:4And by knowledge shall the chambers be filled with all precious and […]

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Proverb 23 KJV: When thou sittest to eat with a ruler

Proverb 23 – KJV (King James Version) 23:1When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, consider diligently what is before thee: 23:2And put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite. 23:3Be not desirous of his dainties: for they are deceitful meat. 23:4Labour not to be rich: cease from thine […]

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Proverb 22 KJV: A good name is rather to be chosen

Proverb 22 – KJV (King James Version) 22:1A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold. 22:2The rich and poor meet together: the LORD is the maker of them all. 22:3A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and […]