1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy Scriptures (DBY)

Proverbs 17

1 From this chapter to the five and twentieth are sundry observations of moral virtues, and their contrary vices.

Online Translations of the Bible Proverbs 17:1 DBY 1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy ScripturesStudy Commentary on Proverbs 17:1 Bible Research Notes 17:1 ¶ Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than a house full of feasting [with] strife.

Online Translations of the Bible Proverbs 17:2 DBY 1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy ScripturesStudy Commentary on Proverbs 17:2 Bible Research Notes 17:2 A wise servant shall rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part in the inheritance among the brethren.

Online Translations of the Bible Proverbs 17:3 DBY 1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy ScripturesStudy Commentary on Proverbs 17:3 Bible Research Notes 17:3 The fining-pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold; but Jehovah trieth the hearts.

Online Translations of the Bible Proverbs 17:4 DBY 1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy ScripturesStudy Commentary on Proverbs 17:4 Bible Research Notes 17:4 The evil-doer giveth heed to iniquitous lips; the liar giveth ear to a mischievous tongue.

Online Translations of the Bible Proverbs 17:5 DBY 1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy ScripturesStudy Commentary on Proverbs 17:5 Bible Research Notes 17:5 Whoso mocketh a poor [man] reproacheth his Maker; he that is glad at calamity shall not be held innocent.

Online Translations of the Bible Proverbs 17:6 DBY 1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy ScripturesStudy Commentary on Proverbs 17:6 Bible Research Notes 17:6 Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.

Online Translations of the Bible Proverbs 17:7 DBY 1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy ScripturesStudy Commentary on Proverbs 17:7 Bible Research Notes 17:7 Excellent speech becometh not a vile [man]; how much less do lying lips a noble!

Online Translations of the Bible Proverbs 17:8 DBY 1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy ScripturesStudy Commentary on Proverbs 17:8 Bible Research Notes 17:8 A gift is a precious stone in the eyes of the possessor: whithersoever it turneth it prospereth.

Online Translations of the Bible Proverbs 17:9 DBY 1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy ScripturesStudy Commentary on Proverbs 17:9 Bible Research Notes 17:9 He that covereth transgression seeketh love; but he that bringeth a matter up again separateth very friends.

Online Translations of the Bible Proverbs 17:10 DBY 1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy ScripturesStudy Commentary on Proverbs 17:10 Bible Research Notes 17:10 A reproof entereth more deeply into him that hath understanding than a hundred stripes into a fool.

Online Translations of the Bible Proverbs 17:11 DBY 1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy ScripturesStudy Commentary on Proverbs 17:11 Bible Research Notes 17:11 An evil [man] seeketh only rebellion; but a cruel messenger shall be sent against him.

Online Translations of the Bible Proverbs 17:12 DBY 1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy ScripturesStudy Commentary on Proverbs 17:12 Bible Research Notes 17:12 Let a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man rather than a fool in his folly.

Online Translations of the Bible Proverbs 17:13 DBY 1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy ScripturesStudy Commentary on Proverbs 17:13 Bible Research Notes 17:13 Whoso rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.

Online Translations of the Bible Proverbs 17:14 DBY 1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy ScripturesStudy Commentary on Proverbs 17:14 Bible Research Notes 17:14 The beginning of contention is [as] when one letteth out water; therefore leave off strife before it become vehement.

Online Translations of the Bible Proverbs 17:15 DBY 1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy ScripturesStudy Commentary on Proverbs 17:15 Bible Research Notes 17:15 He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the righteous, even they both are abomination to Jehovah.

Online Translations of the Bible Proverbs 17:16 DBY 1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy ScripturesStudy Commentary on Proverbs 17:16 Bible Research Notes 17:16 To what purpose is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing [he] hath no sense?

Online Translations of the Bible Proverbs 17:17 DBY 1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy ScripturesStudy Commentary on Proverbs 17:17 Bible Research Notes 17:17 The friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.

Online Translations of the Bible Proverbs 17:18 DBY 1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy ScripturesStudy Commentary on Proverbs 17:18 Bible Research Notes 17:18 A senseless man striketh hands, becoming surety for his neighbour.

Online Translations of the Bible Proverbs 17:19 DBY 1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy ScripturesStudy Commentary on Proverbs 17:19 Bible Research Notes 17:19 He loveth transgression that loveth a quarrel; he that maketh high his gate seeketh destruction.

Online Translations of the Bible Proverbs 17:20 DBY 1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy ScripturesStudy Commentary on Proverbs 17:20 Bible Research Notes 17:20 He that hath a perverse heart findeth no good; and he that shifteth about with his tongue falleth into evil.

Online Translations of the Bible Proverbs 17:21 DBY 1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy ScripturesStudy Commentary on Proverbs 17:21 Bible Research Notes 17:21 He that begetteth a fool [doeth it] to his sorrow, and the father of a vile [man] hath no joy.

Online Translations of the Bible Proverbs 17:22 DBY 1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy ScripturesStudy Commentary on Proverbs 17:22 Bible Research Notes 17:22 A joyful heart promoteth healing; but a broken spirit drieth up the bones.

Online Translations of the Bible Proverbs 17:23 DBY 1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy ScripturesStudy Commentary on Proverbs 17:23 Bible Research Notes 17:23 A wicked [man] taketh a gift out of the bosom, to pervert the paths of judgment.

Online Translations of the Bible Proverbs 17:24 DBY 1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy ScripturesStudy Commentary on Proverbs 17:24 Bible Research Notes 17:24 Wisdom is before him that hath understanding; but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.

Online Translations of the Bible Proverbs 17:25 DBY 1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy ScripturesStudy Commentary on Proverbs 17:25 Bible Research Notes 17:25 A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bore him.

Online Translations of the Bible Proverbs 17:26 DBY 1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy ScripturesStudy Commentary on Proverbs 17:26 Bible Research Notes 17:26 To punish a righteous [man] is not good, nor to strike nobles because of [their] uprightness.

Online Translations of the Bible Proverbs 17:27 DBY 1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy ScripturesStudy Commentary on Proverbs 17:27 Bible Research Notes 17:27 He that hath knowledge spareth his words; and a man of understanding is of a cool spirit.

Online Translations of the Bible Proverbs 17:28 DBY 1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy ScripturesStudy Commentary on Proverbs 17:28 Bible Research Notes 17:28 Even a fool when he holdeth his peace is reckoned wise, [and] he that shutteth his lips, intelligent.

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