- Boast not thyself of to morrow; for thou knowest not what a
day may bring forth.
- Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a
stranger, and not thine own lips.
- A stone [is] heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool's
wrath [is] heavier than them both.
- Wrath [is] cruel, and anger [is] outrageous; but who [is]
able to stand before envy?
- Open rebuke [is] better than secret love.
- Faithful [are] the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an
enemy [are] deceitful.
- The full soul loatheth an honeycomb; but to the hungry soul
every bitter thing is sweet.
- As a bird that wandereth from her nest, so [is] a man that
wandereth from his place.
- Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so [doth] the
sweetness of a man's friend by hearty counsel.
- Thine own friend, and thy father's friend, forsake not;
neither go into thy brother's house in the day of thy calamity:
[for] better [is] a neighbour [that is] near than a brother far
- My son, be wise, and make my heart glad, that I may answer
him that reproacheth me.
- A prudent [man] foreseeth the evil, [and] hideth himself;
[but] the simple pass on, [and] are punished.
- Take his garment that is surety for a stranger, and take a
pledge of him for a strange woman.
- He that blesseth his friend with a loud voice, rising
early in the morning, it shall be counted a curse to him.
- A continual dropping in a very rainy day and a contentious
woman are alike.
- Whosoever hideth her hideth the wind, and the ointment of
his right hand, [which] bewrayeth [itself].
- Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance
of his friend.
- Whoso keepeth the fig tree shall eat the fruit thereof: so
he that waiteth on his master shall be honoured.
- As in water face [answereth] to face, so the heart of man
- Hell and destruction are never full; so the eyes of man
are never satisfied.
- [As] the fining pot for silver, and the furnace for gold;
so [is] a man to his praise.
- Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar among wheat
with a pestle, [yet] will not his foolishness depart from him.
- Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, [and]
look well to thy herds.
- For riches [are] not for ever: and doth the crown [endure]
to every generation?
- The hay appeareth, and the tender grass sheweth itself,
and herbs of the mountains are gathered.
- The lambs [are] for thy clothing, and the goats [are] the
price of the field.
- And [thou shalt have] goats' milk enough for thy food, for
the food of thy household, and [for] the maintenance for thy
King James Bible 1603
(Network Version, 1994)
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