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.
20:1 ¶ Wine is, a scoffer, and strong drink, a brawler, every one therefore who erreth therein, is unwise.
20:2 ¶ The growl as of a young lion, is the dread inspired by a king, he that provoketh him, endangereth his own life.
20:3 ¶ Honour, hath the man who sitteth away from strife, but, any fool, may break through.
20:4 ¶ By reason of the autumn, a sluggard will not plough, therefore shall he beg in harvest, and there be nothing.
20:5 ¶ Deep water, is counsel in a man's heart, but, a man of understanding, will draw it out.
20:6 ¶ A kind man one may call, a great man,but, a faithful man, who can find?
20:7 ¶ As for a righteous man, walking in his integrity, how happy are his children after him!
20:8 ¶ A king sitting on the throne of judgment, scattereth, with his eyes, all wrong.
20:9 ¶ Who can say, I have cleansed my heart, I am pure from my sin?
20:11 ¶ Even, by his doings, doth a youth make himself known, whether, pure and upright, be his work.
20:13 ¶ Do not love sleep, lest thou come to poverty, open thine eyes, be satisfied with bread.
20:14 ¶ Bad! bad! saith the buyer, but, going his way, then, he boasteth.
20:15 ¶ There are gold, and an abundance of corals, but, precious jewels, are the lips of knowledge.
20:16 ¶ Take his garment who is pledge for a stranger,then, for a woman unknown, accept him as surety.
20:17 ¶ Sweet to a man, may be the bread of falsehood, but, afterward, shall his mouth be filled with gravel.
20:18 ¶ Plansby counsel, shalt thou establish, and, with concerted measures, make thou war.
20:19 ¶ A revealer of secrets, is one who goeth about talebearing, therefore, with him who openeth his lips, shalt thou not have fellowship.
20:20 ¶ Whoso revileth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in deep darkness.
20:21 ¶ An inheritance hastily gotten at the beginning, the latter end thereof, shall not bring blessing.
20:25 ¶ It is a snare to a man, that he should rashly cry Holy! and, after making vows, to reflect!
20:26 ¶ A wise king, winnoweth out the lawless, when he hath turned over them the wheel.
20:28 ¶ Lovingkindness and faithfulness, will guard a king,therefore should he support, with lovingkindness, his throne.
20:29 ¶ The beauty of young men, is their strength, and, the ornament of old men, a hoary head.
20:30 ¶ Blows that cut in, cleanse away wickedness, and, smitings, [enter] the chambers of the inner man.