Proverbs 23:1-Proverbs 24:22 - Sayings Of The Wise
1 If thou shalt sit to eat with a ruler, understanding, thou shalt understand what is before thee. 2 And put a knife to thy swallow if thou the possessor of a soul. 3 Thou shalt not long for his dainties: and it is the bread of lies.
6 Thou shalt not eat the bread of an evil eye, and ye shall not long for its dainties: 7 Like him estimating evil in his soul, so is he: Eat and drink, he will say to thee; and his heart not with thee. 8 Thy morsel which thou didst eat thou shalt vomit forth and destroy thy pleasant words.
9 In the ears of the foolish thou shalt not speak, for he will despise for the understanding of thy words.
12 Bring thy heart to instruction, and thine ears to the words of knowledge.
19 Hear thou, my son, and be wise, and guide thy heart right in the way. 20 Thou shalt not be with those drinking wine to excess, and with squanderers of flesh to them: 21 For the drunkard and the squanderer shall be dispossessed: and slumber shall clothe with rags.
22 Hear to thy father that begat thee, and thou shalt not despise thy mother when growing old. 23 Buy the truth, and thou shalt not sell wisdom and instruction and understanding. 24 The father of the just one rejoicing, shall rejoice: he shall beget a wise one and shall rejoice in him. 25 Thy father shall rejoice, and thy mother, and she begetting thee shall exult.
26 My son, thou shalt give thy heart to me, and thine eyes shall delight in my way. 27 For a harlot is a deep ditch; and a strong woman a narrow well. 28 She also will lie in wait as for prey, and she will add those transgressing among men.
29 To whom wo? to whom want? to whom strife? to whom complaint? to whom wounds gratuitously? to whom dark fleshings of the eyes? 30 To those remaining at the wine; to those going to seek mixed wine. 31 Thou shalt not look upon wine when it shall be red, when it shall give its eye in the cup, it will go about in uprightnesses. 32 Its latter state it will bite as serpent, and sting as a viper. 33 Thine eyes shall see strange women, and thy heart shall speak perverseness. 34 And thou wert as he lying down in the heart of the sea, and as he lying down upon the head of the mast 35 They struck me, I was not pained; they beat me, I knew not: when shall I awake? I will add, I will yet seek it.
7 High things to the foolish is wisdom: in the gate he will not open his mouth.
10 Wilt thou be discouraged in the day of straits thy strength is narrow. 11 If thou shalt refrain to deliver those being brought to death, and those going to be slain; 12 If thou shalt say, Behold, we knew not this; will not he trying hearts, understand? and he guarding thy soul, knew? and he turned back to man according to his work.
13 My son, eat honey, for it is good; and the dropping of honey being sweet to thy palate. 14 So the knowledge of wisdom to thy soul if thou shalt find: and there is a latter state and thine expectation shall not be cut off.
15 Thou shalt not lay wait, O wicked one, against the dwelling of the just one; thou shalt not destroy his resting place: 16 For the just one shall fall seven times, and rise: and the unjust shall be weak in evil