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1Better is a drie morsell, and quietnesse therewith; then an house full of sacrifices with strife.1
2A wise seruant shall haue rule ouer a son that causeth shame: and shall haue part of the inheritance among the brethren.
To hide sinnes.
3The fining pot is for siluer, and the furnace for gold: but the Lord trieth the hearts.3
4A wicked doer giueth heed to false lips: and a liar giueth eare to a naughtie tongue.
5Whoso mocketh the poore, reproacheth his maker: and he that is glad at calamities, shall not be vnpunished.5
6Childrens children are the crowne of old men: and the glory of children are their fathers.6
7Excellent speech becommeth not a foole: much lesse doe lying lippes a prince.7
8A gift is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that hath it: whithersoeuer it turneth, it prospereth.8
9He that couereth a transgression, seeketh loue; but he that repeateth a matter, separateth very friends.9
10A reproofe entreth more into a wise man, then an hundred stripes into a foole.10
11An euill man seeketh onely rebellion; therefore a cruell messenger shall be sent against him.
12Let a beare robbed of her whelps meet a man, rather then a foole in his folly.
13Whoso rewardeth euill for good, euill shall not depart from his house.13
14The beginning of strife is as when one letteth out water: therfore leaue off contention, before it be medled with.
15He that iustifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the iust: euen they both are abomination to the Lord.15
16Wherfore is there a price in the hand of a foole to get wisedome, seeing he hath no heart to it?
17A friend loueth at all times, and a brother is borne for aduersitie.17
18A man void of vnderstanding striketh hands, and becommeth suretie in the presence of his friend.18
19He loueth transgression, that loueth strife: and he that exalteth his gate, seeketh destruction.
20He that hath a froward heart, findeth no good, and he that hath a peruerse tongue, falleth into mischiefe.20
21He that begetteth a foole, doth it to his sorrow: and the father of a foole hath no ioy.21
22A merrie heart doth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.22
23A wicked man taketh a gift out of the bosome, to peruert the wayes of iudgement.
24Wisedome is before him that hath vnderstanding: but the eyes of a foole are in the ends of the earth.24
25A foolish sonne is a griefe to his father, & bitternes to her that bare him.25
26Also to punish the iust is not good, nor to strike princes for equitie.
27He that hath knowledge, spareth his words: and a man of vnderstanding is of an excellent spirit.27
28Euen a foole, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips, is esteemed a man of vnderstanding.28
Original 1611 KJV Sidenote References for Proverbs Chapter 17
1 Chap. 15. 17. , Or, good cheere.
3 Psal. 26. 2. cha. 27.21. iere. 17. 10 mala.3.3.
5 Chap.14. 13. , Heb. held innocent.
6 Psal. 127. 4. and 128. 3.
7 Heb. a lip of excellency. , Heb. a lip of lying.
8 Chap. 18. 16. , Hebr. a stone of grace.
9 Chap. 10. 12. , Or, procureth.
10 Or, a reproofe aweth more a wise man, then to strike a foole an hundred times.
13 Rom. 12. 17. 1.thess. 5. 15. 1.pet.3.9.
15 Exod. 23. 7 isa. 5.23. chap. 24. 24.
17 Chap. 18. 24.
18 Chap. 6. 1. and 11. 15. , Heb. heart.
20 Heb. the froward of heart.
21 Cha. 10. 1.
22 Chap. 15. 13. and 12. 25. , Or, to a medicine.
24 Eccles.2. 14. and 8.1.
25 Chap. 10. 1. & 15. 20. and 19. 13.
27 Iam. 1. 19. , Or, a coole spirit.
28 Iob 13. 5.
* Courtesy of Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania
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HARRY ALLISON's Proverbs Chapter 17 comment on 3/17/2012, 4:46am...
i am guilty!I talk alot. working on it though.motives are changing more to GLORIFY JESUS instesd of me with JESUS HELP and conviction.that felt good to confess.confession is good for me!I LOVE JESUS AS best i can.
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