A couplet for the willing
From Job 22.21-22, reflecting older versions Acquaint yourself with God, and be at peace, Then good will come, with blessings at your feet; Receive his…
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Proverbs 30:5. Every word of God is tried: He is a shield unto them that take refuge in him. The wisdom of man is such that he learns by experiences…
Proverbs 29:1. He that being often reproved hardeneth his neck Shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy. Stubbornness is not a good quality…
Proverbs 28:1The wicked flee when no man pursueth; But the righteous are bold as a lion. This is something that can be (and is) understood in a literal…
Proverbs 27:1. Boast not thyself of to-morrow; For thou knowest not what a day may bring forth. Do you know what will happen tomorrow? I don’t; it may…
Proverbs 26:2 As the sparrow in her wandering, as the swallow in her flying, So the curse that is causeless alighteth not. The flight of birds appears…
Proverbs 25:3As the heavens for height, and the earth for depth, So the heart of kings is unsearchable. As it is the glory of kings to search out and…
Proverbs 24:1 Be not thou envious against evil men; Neither desire to be with them: If one is to ask why, Psalm 1 is the perfect answer. To be aligned…
Proverbs 23:1-2.When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, Consider diligently him that is before thee; And put a knife to thy throat, If thou be a man…
Proverbs 22:2. The rich and the poor meet together: Jehovah is the maker of them all. What is the idea of “meet together”? The rich are those so judged…
Proverbs 21:2Every way of a man is right in his own eyes; But Jehovah weigheth the hearts. For some, the difficulty of admitting wrong obvious to the…