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A man that hardeneth his necke when he is rebuked, shall suddenly be destroyed and can not be cured.
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When the righteous are in authoritie, the people reioyce: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people sigh.
3
A man that loueth wisdome, reioyceth his father: but he that feedeth harlots, wasteth his substance.
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A King by iudgement mainteineth ye countrey: but a man receiuing giftes, destroyeth it.
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A man that flattereth his neighbour, spreadeth a net for his steps.
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In the transgression of an euill man is his snare: but the righteous doeth sing and reioyce.
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The righteous knoweth the cause of the poore: but the wicked regardeth not knowledge.
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Scornefull men bring a citie into a snare: but wise men turne away wrath.
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If a wise man contend with a foolish man, whether he be angry or laugh, there is no rest.
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Bloodie men hate him that is vpright: but the iust haue care of his soule.
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A foole powreth out all his minde: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterward.
12
Of a prince that hearkeneth to lyes, all his seruants are wicked.
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The poore and the vsurer meete together, and the Lord lighteneth both their eyes.
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A King that iudgeth the poore in trueth, his throne shalbe established for euer.
15
The rodde and correction giue wisdome: but a childe set a libertie, maketh his mother ashamed.
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When the wicked are increased, transgression increaseth: but ye righteous shall see their fall.
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Correct thy sonne & he will giue thee rest, and will giue pleasures to thy soule.
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Where there is no vision, the people decay: but he that keepeth the Lawe, is blessed.
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A seruant will not be chastised with words: though he vnderstand, yet he will not answere.
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Seest thou a man hastie in his matters?
there is more hope of a foole, then of him.
21
He that delicately bringeth vp his seruant from youth, at length he will be euen as his sone.
22
An angrie man stirreth vp strife, and a furious man aboundeth in transgression.
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The pride of a man shall bring him lowe: but the humble in spirit shall enioy glory.
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He that is partner with a thiefe, hateth his owne soule: he heareth cursing, & declareth it not.
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The feare of man bringeth a snare: but he that trusteth in the Lord, shalbe exalted.
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Many doe seeke the face of the ruler: but euery mans iudgement commeth from the Lord.
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A wicked man is abomination to the iust, and he that is vpright in his way, is abomination to the wicked.