Proverbs 29:1-9

He, that being often reproved hardeneth his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.29.1 He…: Heb. A man of reproofs When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn. 29.2 in…: or, increased Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father: but he that keepeth company with harlots spendeth his substance. The king by judgment establisheth the land: but he that receiveth gifts overthroweth it.29.4 he…: Heb. a man of oblations A man that flattereth his neighbour spreadeth a net for his feet. In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare: but the righteous doth sing and rejoice. The righteous considereth the cause of the poor: but the wicked regardeth not to know it. Scornful men bring a city into a snare: but wise men turn away wrath.29.8 bring…: or, set a city on fire If a wise man contendeth with a foolish man, whether he rage or laugh, there is no rest.

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