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Proverbs 13:13–24

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13  Whoso qdespiseth rthe word shall be destroyed:

But he that feareth the commandment ||shall be srewarded.

14  The law of the wise is a tfountain of life,

uTo depart from uvthe snares of death.

15  wxGood understanding giveth xfavour:

But the way of transgressors is hard.

16  yEvery prudent man dealeth with knowledge:

But a fool layeth open his folly.

17  A wicked messenger falleth into mischief:

But za faithful ambassador is ahealth.

18  bPoverty and shame shall be to him that crefuseth instruction:

But bhe that regardeth reproof shall be honoured.

19  dThe desire accomplished is sweet to the soul:

But it is abomination to fools to depart from evil.

20  He that walketh with wise men shall be wise:

But a companion of fools shall be destroyed.

21  eEvil pursueth sinners:

But to the righteous good shall be frepayed.

22  A good man gleaveth an inheritance to his children’s children:

And hthe wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.

23  iMuch food is in jthe tillage of the poor:

But kthere is that is destroyed lfor want of judgment.

24  mHe that spareth his rod hateth his son:

But he that loveth him chasteneth him nbetimes.

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q

So ch. 19:16. See Num. 15:31.

r

Deut. 30:14. ch. 16:20 (Heb.).

||

Or, shall be in peace. So Job 22:21.

s

So ver. 21 (Heb.).

t

See ch. 10:11.

u

ch. 14:27.

u

ch. 14:27.

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y

So ch. 12:23. & 15:2.

Heb. spreadeth. Ex. 37:9, &c. See ch. 18:2.

z

So ch. 25:13 (Heb.).

[Heb. an ambassador of faithfulness]. So ch. 14:5 (Heb.). See Ps. 140:1 marg.

a

See ch. 4:22.

b

So ch. 15:5. 31, 32. Eccles. 7:5.

c

See ch. 8:33.

b

So ch. 15:5. 31, 32. Eccles. 7:5.

d

So ver. 12.

Heb. shall be broken. So ch. 11:15.

e

ch. 11:19. See Ps. 32:10.

f

So ver. 13 (Heb.).

g

See Ezra 9:12. Comp. Ps. 37:25.

h
i

So ch. 12:11?

j

Jer. 4:3. Hos. 10:12. So ch. 21:4 in the Heb.

k

See ver. 7.

l

ch. 16:8 (Heb.).

m

So ch. 19:18. & 22:15. & 23:13, 14. & 29:15, 17. Ecclus. 30:1.

n

See ch. 1:28.