1833 Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB)
1 From this chapter to the five and twentieth are sundry observations of moral virtues, and their contrary vices.
16:8 Better [is] a little with righteousness, than great revenues without right.
16:10 A divine sentence [is] in the lips of the king: his mouth transgresseth not in judgment.
16:12 [It is] an abomination to kings to commit wickedness: for the throne is established by righteousness.
16:13 Righteous lips [are] the delight of kings; and they love him that speaketh right.
16:14 The wrath of a king [is as] messengers of death: but a wise man will pacify it.
16:15 In the light of a king's countenance [is] life; and his favor [is] as a cloud of the latter rain.
16:16 How much better [is it] to get wisdom than gold? and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver?
16:17 The highway of the upright [is] to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.
16:18 Pride [goeth] before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.
16:19 Better [it is to be] of a humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud.
16:21 The wise in heart shall be called prudent: and the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning.
16:22 Understanding [is] a well-spring of life to him that hath it: but the instruction of fools [is] folly.
16:23 The heart of the wise teacheth his mouth, and addeth learning to his lips.
16:24 Pleasant words [are as] a honey-comb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.
16:25 There is a way that seemeth right to a man, but the end of it [is] the ways of death.
16:26 He that laboreth laboreth for himself; for his mouth craveth it of him.
16:27 An ungodly man diggeth up evil: and in his lips [there is] as a burning fire.
16:28 A froward man soweth strife: and a whisperer separateth chief friends.
16:29 A violent man enticeth his neighbor, and leadeth him into the way [that is] not good.
16:30 He shutteth his eyes to devise froward things: moving his lips he bringeth evil to pass.
16:31 The hoary head [is] a crown of glory, [if] it is found in the way of righteousness.
16:32 [He that is] slow to anger [is] better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit, than he that taketh a city.
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