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Proverbs 23:1 (show verse)

When thou sittest at the table to eat with a lord, order thyself mannerly with the things that are set before thee.

Proverbs 23:2 (show verse)

Measure thine appetite:

Proverbs 23:3 (show verse)

and if thou wilt rule thy own self, be not over greedy of his meat, for meat beguileth and deceiveth.

Proverbs 23:4 (show verse)

Take not over great travail and labour to be rich, beware of such a purpose.

Proverbs 23:5 (show verse)

Why wilt thou set thine eye upon the thing, which suddenly vanisheth away? For riches make themselves wings, and take their flight like an Eagle into the air.

Proverbs 23:6 (show verse)

Eat not thou with the envious, and desire not his meat,

Proverbs 23:7 (show verse)

for he doth as a man that pescribeth a measure in his heart. He sayeth unto thee, "Eat and drink," whereas his heart is not with thee.

Proverbs 23:8 (show verse)

Yea the morsels that thou hast eaten shalt thou parbreak and loose those sweet words.

Proverbs 23:9 (show verse)

Tell nothing into the ears of a fool, for he will despise the wisdom of thy words.

Proverbs 23:10 (show verse)

Remove not the old landmark, and come not within the field of the fatherless.

Proverbs 23:11 (show verse)

For he that delivereth them is mighty, even he shall defend their cause against thee.

Proverbs 23:12 (show verse)

Apply thine heart unto learning, and thine ear to the words of knowledge.

Proverbs 23:13 (show verse)

Withhold not correction from the child; for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die thereof.

Proverbs 23:14 (show verse)

Thou smitest him with the rod; but thou deliverest his soul from hell.

Proverbs 23:15 (show verse)

My son, if thy heart receive wisdom, my heart also shall rejoice:

Proverbs 23:16 (show verse)

yea, my reins shall be very glad, if thy lips speak the thing that is right.

Proverbs 23:17 (show verse)

Let not thine heart be jealous to follow sinners; but keep thee still in the fear of the LORD all the day long:

Proverbs 23:18 (show verse)

For the end is not yet come and thy patient abiding shall not be in vain.
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Proverbs 23:19 (show verse)

My son, give ear and be wise, so shall thine heart prosper in the way.

Proverbs 23:20 (show verse)

Keep no company with winebibbers and riotous eaters of flesh;

Proverbs 23:21 (show verse)

for such as be drunkards and riotous shall come to poverty, and he that is given to much sleep, shall go with a ragged coat.

Proverbs 23:22 (show verse)

Give ear unto thy father that begat thee; and despise not thy mother when she is old.

Proverbs 23:23 (show verse)

Labour for to get the truth, sell not away wisdom, nurture and understanding;

Proverbs 23:24 (show verse)

for a righteous father is marvelous glad of a wise son, and delighteth in him.

Proverbs 23:25 (show verse)

So shall thy father be glad, and thy mother that bare thee, shall rejoice.

Proverbs 23:26 (show verse)

My son, give me thine heart, and let thine eyes have pleasure in my ways.

Proverbs 23:27 (show verse)

For a whore is a deep grave, and a harlot is a narrow pit.

Proverbs 23:28 (show verse)

She lurketh like a thief, and those that be not aware, she bringeth unto her.

Proverbs 23:29 (show verse)

Where is woe? Where is sorrow? Where is strife? Where is brawling? Where are wounds without cause? Where be red eyes?

Proverbs 23:30 (show verse)

Even among those that be ever at the wine, and seek excess.

Proverbs 23:31 (show verse)

Look not thou upon the wine, how red it is, and what a color it giveth in the glass.

Proverbs 23:32 (show verse)

It goeth down softly; but at the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth as an adder.

Proverbs 23:33 (show verse)

So shall thine eyes look unto strange women, and thine heart shall muse upon froward things.

Proverbs 23:34 (show verse)

Yea, thou shalt be as though thou slept in the midst of the sea, or on the top of the mast of a ship.

Proverbs 23:35 (show verse)

"They wounded me," shalt thou say, "but it hath not hurt me. They smote me, but I felt it not. When I am well awakened, I will go to the drink again."