1833 Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB)
1 An exhortation to obedience, 5 faith, 7 to mortification, 9 to devotion, 1 to patience. 13 The happy gain of wisdom. 19 The power, 21 and the benefits of wisdom. 27 An exhortation to charitableness, 30 peaceableness, 31 and contentedness. 33 The cursed state of the wicked.
3:1 ¶ My son, forget not my law; but let thy heart keep my commandments;
3:2 For length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee.
3:3 Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thy heart:
3:4 So shalt thou find favor and good understanding in the sight of God and man.
3:6 In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he will direct thy paths.
3:8 It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones.
3:10 So shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine.
3:13 ¶ Happy [is] the man [that] findeth wisdom, and the man [that] getteth understanding.
3:14 For the merchandise of it [is] better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain of it than fine gold.
3:15 She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared to her.
3:16 Length of days [is] in her right hand; [and] in her left hand riches and honor.
3:17 Her ways [are] ways of pleasantness, and all her paths [are] peace.
3:18 She [is] a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: and happy [is every one] that retaineth her.
3:20 By his knowledge the depths are broken up, and the clouds drop down the dew.
3:21 ¶ My son, let not them depart from thy eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion:
3:22 So shall they be life to thy soul, and grace to thy neck.
3:23 Then shalt thou walk in thy way safely, and thy foot shall not stumble.
3:24 When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: but thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.
3:25 Be not afraid of sudden fear, neither of the desolation of the wicked, when it cometh.
3:27 ¶ Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thy hand to do [it].
3:28 Say not to thy neighbor, Go, and come again, and to-morrow I will give; when thou hast it by thee.
3:29 Devise not evil against thy neighbor, seeing he dwelleth securely by thee.
3:30 ¶ Strive not with a man without cause, if he hath done thee no harm.
3:31 ¶ Envy thou not the oppressor, and choose none of his ways.
3:34 Surely he scorneth the scorners: but he giveth grace to the lowly.
3:35 The wise shall inherit glory: but shame shall be the promotion of fools.
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