Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Samuel 2:17
And there was hard fighting that day; and Abner and the men of Israel gave way before the servants of David.
It is sport to the foolish man to do evil, but the man of good sense takes delight in wisdom.
The start of fighting is like the letting out of water: so give up before it comes to blows.
Every purpose is put into effect by wise help: and by wise guiding make war.
Do not be quick to go to law about what you have seen, for what will you do in the end, when your neighbour has put you to shame?
As one who is off his head sends about flaming sticks and arrows of death,