12When I hold my tongue, they shall bide my leisure, and when I speak, they shall give good ear unto me: if I talk much, they shall lay their hands upon their mouth. 13Moreover by the means of her I shall obtain immortality, and leave behind me an everlasting memorial to them that come after me. 14I shall set the people in order, and the nations shall be subject unto me. 15Horrible tyrants shall be afraid, when they do but hear of me; I shall be found good among the multitude, and valiant in war.16After I am come into mine house, I will repose myself with her: for her conversation hath no bitterness; and to live with her hath no sorrow, but mirth and joy. 17Now when I considered these things in myself, and pondered them in my heart, how that to be allied unto wisdom is immortality; 18And great pleasure it is to have her friendship; and in the works of her hands are infinite riches; and in the exercise of conference with her, prudence; and in talking with her, a good report; I went about seeking how to take her to me.
"Horrible tyrants shall be afraid, when they do but hear of me; I shall be found good among the multitude, and valiant in war." Wisdom of Solomon 8:15 KJVSimilar VersesSave
Horrible tyrants shall be afraide when they doe but heare of me, I shall be found good among the multitude, and valiant in warre.
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