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Geneva Bible (1599): Proverbs 20

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1 Wine is a mocker and strong drinke is raging: and whosoeuer is deceiued thereby, is not wise.

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2 The feare of the King is like the roaring of a lyon: hee that prouoketh him vnto anger, sinneth against his owne soule.

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3 It is a mans honour to cease from strife: but euery foole will be medling.

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4 The slouthfull will not plowe, because of winter: therefore shall he beg in sommer, but haue nothing.

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5 The counsell in the heart of man is like deepe waters: but a man that hath vnderstanding, will drawe it out.

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6 Many men wil boast, euery one of his owne goodnes: but who can finde a faithfull man?

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7 He that walketh in his integritie, is iust: and blessed shall his children be after him.

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8 A King that sitteth in the throne of iudgement, chaseth away all euill with his eyes.

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9 Who can say, I haue made mine heart cleane, I am cleane from my sinne?

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10 Diuers weightes, and diuers measures, both these are euen abomination vnto the Lord.

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11 A childe also is knowen by his doings, whether his worke be pure and right.

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12 The Lord hath made both these, euen the eare to heare, and the eye to see.

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13 Loue not sleepe least thou come vnto pouertie: open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.

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14 It is naught, it is naught, sayth the buyer: but when he is gone apart, he boasteth.

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15 There is golde, and a multitude of precious stones: but the lips of knowledge are a precious iewel.

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16 Take his garment, that is suretie for a stranger, and a pledge of him for the stranger.

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17 The bread of deceit is sweete to a man: but afterward his mouth shalbe filled with grauel.

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18 Establish the thoughtes by counsell: and by counsell make warre.

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19 He that goeth about as a slanderer, discouereth secrets: therefore meddle not with him that flattereth with his lips.

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20 He that curseth his father or his mother, his light shalbe put out in obscure darkenes.

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21 An heritage is hastely gotten at the beginning, but the end thereof shall not be blessed.

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22 Say not thou, I wil recompense euill: but waite vpon the Lord, and he shall saue thee.

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23 Diuers weightes are an abomination vnto the Lord, and deceitful balances are not good.

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24 The steps of man are ruled by the Lord: how can a man then vnderstand his owne way?

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25 It is a destruction for a man to deuoure that which is sanctified, and after the vowes to inquire.

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26 A wise King scattereth the wicked, and causeth the wheele to turne ouer them.

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27 The light of the Lord is the breath of man, and searcheth all the bowels of the belly.

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28 Mercie and trueth preserue the King: for his throne shall be established with mercie.

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29 The beautie of yong men is their strength, and the glory of the aged is the gray head.

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30 The blewnes of the wound serueth to purge the euill, and the stripes within the bowels of the belly.

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