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I Chronicles 15-19
Thursday, August 2, 2018
The Books of Poetry
II Timothy 1-2
Wine is a scorner, strong drink is raging; and whoso erreth thereby is not wise.
The terror of a king is as the roaring of a lion: he that provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul.
It is an honour for a man to cease from strife; but every fool rusheth into it.
The sluggard will not plough by reason of the winter; he shall beg in harvest, and have nothing.
Counsel in the heart of man is deep water, and a man of understanding draweth it out.
Most men will proclaim every one his own kindness; but a faithful man who shall find?
The righteous walketh in his integrity: blessed are his children after him!
A king sitting on the throne of judgment scattereth away all evil with his eyes.
Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin?
Divers weights, divers measures, even both of them are abomination to Jehovah.
Even a child is known by his doings, whether his work be pure, and whether it be right.
The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, Jehovah hath made even both of them.
Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, [and] thou shalt be satisfied with bread.
Bad! bad! saith the buyer; but when he is gone his way, then he boasteth.
There is gold, and a multitude of rubies; but the lips of knowledge are a precious Jewel.
Take his garment that is become surety [for] another, and hold him in pledge for strangers.
Bread of falsehood is sweet to a man, but afterwards his mouth shall be filled with gravel.
Plans are established by counsel; and with good advice make war.
He that goeth about talebearing revealeth secrets; therefore meddle not with him that openeth his lips.
Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in the blackest darkness.
An inheritance obtained hastily at the beginning will not be blessed in the end.
Say not, I will recompense evil: wait on Jehovah, and he shall save thee.
Divers weights are an abomination unto Jehovah; and a false balance is not good.
The steps of a man are from Jehovah; and how can a man understand his own way?
It is a snare to a man rashly to say, It is hallowed, and after vows to make inquiry.
A wise king scattereth the wicked, and bringeth the wheel over them.
Man's spirit is the lamp of Jehovah, searching all the inner parts of the belly.
Mercy and truth preserve the king; and he upholdeth his throne by mercy.
The glory of young men is their strength; and the beauty of old men is the grey head.
Wounding stripes purge away evil, and strokes [purge] the inner parts of the belly.
The king's heart in the hand of Jehovah is [as] brooks of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will.
Every way of a man is right in his own eyes; but Jehovah weigheth the hearts.
To exercise justice and judgment is more acceptable to Jehovah than sacrifice.
Lofty eyes, and a proud heart, the lamp of the wicked, is sin.
The thoughts of the diligent [tend] only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty, only to want.
The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a fleeting breath of them that seek death.
The devastation of the wicked sweepeth them away, because they refuse to do what is right.
Very crooked is the way of a guilty man; but as for the pure, his work is upright.
It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a contentious woman, and a house in common.
The soul of the wicked desireth evil: his neighbour findeth no favour in his eyes.
When the scorner is punished, the simple becometh wise; and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.
One that is righteous wisely considereth the house of the wicked: he overthroweth the wicked to [their] ruin.
Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, he also himself shall cry, and shall not be heard.
A gift in secret pacifieth anger; and a present in the bosom, vehement fury.
It is joy to a righteous [man] to do what is right; but it is ruin for the workers of iniquity.
The man that wandereth out of the way of wisdom shall abide in the congregation of the dead.
He that loveth mirth shall be a poor man; he that loveth wine and oil shall not be rich.
The wicked is a ransom for the righteous, and a treacherous [man] in the stead of the upright.
It is better to dwell in a desert land. than with a contentious and irritable woman.
There is costly store and oil in the dwelling of a wise [man]; but a foolish man swalloweth it up.
He that followeth after righteousness and mercy findeth life, righteousness, and honour.
A wise [man] scaleth the city of the mighty, and casteth down the strength of the confidence thereof.
Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles.
Proud, arrogant, scorner is his name who dealeth in proud wrath.
The desire of the sluggard killeth him; for his hands refuse to work:
He coveteth greedily all the day long; but the righteous giveth and spareth not.
The sacrifice of the wicked is abomination: how much more when they bring it with a wicked purpose!
A lying witness shall perish; and a man that heareth shall speak constantly.
A wicked man hardeneth his face; but as for the upright, he establisheth his way.
There is no wisdom, nor understanding, nor counsel against Jehovah.
The horse is prepared for the day of battle; but safety is of Jehovah.
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