Thorns and snares are in the way of the froward: he that doth keep his
soul shall be far from them.
22:6Train up a child in the
way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.
He that soweth iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod of his anger shall
22:9He that hath a
bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.
(22:9) "He that hath a bountiful eye shall be
blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor."
Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; yea, strife and
reproach shall cease.
(22:14) "The mouth of strange women is a deep pit: he that
is abhorred of the LORD shall fall therein."
"Strange women" have "deep pits" for mouths into which fall those whom God hates.
(22:15) "Foolishness is bound
in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him."
Beating your children will make them less
foolish. Have you beaten your child today?
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(22:16) "He that oppresseth the poor to increase his riches,
and he that giveth to the rich, shall surely come to want."
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(22:17) "Hear the words of the wise."
He that loveth pureness of heart, for the grace of his lips the king shall
be his friend.
The eyes of the LORD preserve knowledge, and he overthroweth the words of
The slothful man saith, There is a lion without, I shall be slain in the
22:14The mouth of strange
women is a deep pit: he that is abhorred of the LORD shall fall therein.
22:15Foolishness is bound
in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from
22:16He that oppresseth the poor to increase his riches, and he that giveth to
the rich, shall surely come to want.
Bow down thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply thine heart
unto my knowledge.
For it is a pleasant thing if thou keep them within thee; they shall
withal be fitted in thy lips.
That thy trust may be in the LORD, I have made known to thee this day,
even to thee.
Have not I written to thee excellent things in counsels and knowledge,
That I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth; that thou
mightest answer the words of truth to them that send unto thee?
22:22Rob not the poor, because he is poor:
neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:
(22:22) "Rob not the poor, because he is poor:
neither oppress the afflicted."
Don't rob the poor or oppress the afflicted. Is it okay to own slaves?
For the LORD will plead their cause, and spoil the soul of those that
Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man thou shalt
Lest thou learn his ways, and get a snare to thy soul.
Be not thou one of them that strike hands, or of them that are sureties
If thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under
Remove not the ancient landmark, which thy fathers have set.
Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings; he
shall not stand before mean men.