1902 Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR)
1 From this chapter to the five and twentieth are sundry observations of moral virtues, and their contrary vices.
19:1 ¶ Better is a poor man, walking in his integrity, than one of perverse lips, and, he, a dullard.
19:2 ¶ Surely, for the soul to be, without knowledge, is not good, and, he that hasteth with his feet, strayeth.
19:4 ¶ Wealth, addeth many friends, but, the poor man, from his own friend, is parted.
19:5 ¶ A false witness, shall not be held innocent, and, he that uttereth lies, shall not escape.
19:6 ¶ Many, will entreat the favour of a noble, and, every one, is a friend to a man abounding in gifts.
19:7 All the brethren of a poor man, hate him, how much more have, his friends, gone far from him, he may hunt up promisesthere are none.
19:8 ¶ He that acquireth sense, loveth his own soul, he that guardeth understanding, shall find blessing.
19:9 ¶ A false witness, shall not be held innocent, and, he that uttereth lies, shall perish.
19:10 ¶ Unseemly for a dullard, is delicate living, how much more for, a servant, to bear rule over princes.
19:11 ¶ The discretion of a man, deferreth his anger, and, his adorning, is to pass over transgression.
19:12 ¶ The growl as of a young lion, is the rage of a king, but, like dew upon the grass, is his good pleasure.
19:13 ¶ Engulfing ruin to his father, is a son that is a dullard,and, a continuous dripping, are the contentions of a wife.
19:15 ¶ Sloth, falleth into a deep sleep, and, a soul that is indolent, shall famish.
19:16 ¶ One who guardeth the commandment, guardeth his life, he that is reckless in his ways, shall die.
19:18 ¶ Correct thy son, because there is hope, yet, not so as to slay him, let thy passion be excited.
19:19 ¶ A man in a rage, taketh away the penalty,nevertheless, if thou let him go free, the more [stripes] must thou add.
19:20 ¶ Hear counsel, receive correction, that thou mayest be wise in thine after-life.
19:22 ¶ The charm of a man, is his lovingkindness,and better a poor man, than one who deceiveth.
19:24 ¶ A sluggard burieth his hand in the dish, even unto his own mouth, will he not bring it back.
19:25 ¶ The scoffer, thou shalt smite, and, the simple, will beware, but correct a man of intelligencehe will understand teaching.
19:26 ¶ He that ruineth his father, and chaseth away his mother, is a son causing shame and reproach.
19:27 ¶ Cease, my son, to hear instruction that would cause thee to wander from the sayings of knowledge.
19:28 ¶ An abandoned witness, scorneth justice, and, the mouth of lawless men, swalloweth iniquity.
19:29 ¶ Prepared for scoffers, are punishments, and stripes, for the back of dullards.
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