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 g…
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 th…
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 g…
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 giv…
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 o…