More proverbs of Solomon
1 Ki. 4:32These are also proverbs of Solomon, which the men of Hezekiah king of Judah copied out.
Rom. 11:33It is the glory of God to conceal a thing:
But the honour of kings is Job 29:16to search out a matter.
The heaven for height, and the earth for depth,
And the heart of kings is unsearchable.
2 Tim. 2:21Take away the dross from the silver,
And there shall come forth a vessel for the finer.
ch. 20:8Take away the wicked from before the king,
And ch. 16:12his throne shall be established in righteousness.
Put not forth thyself in the presence of the king,
And stand not in the place of great men:
Luke 14:10For better it is that it be said unto thee, Come up hither;
Than that thou shouldest be put lower in the presence of the prince
Whom thine eyes have seen.
Mat. 5:25Go not forth hastily to strive,
Lest thou know not what to do in the end thereof,
When thy neighbour hath put thee to shame.
Mat. 5:25Debate thy cause with thy neighbour himself;
And discover not a secret to another:
Lest he that heareth it put thee to shame,
And thine infamy turn not away.
ch. 15:23A word fitly spoken
Is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.
As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold,
So is a wise reprover upon an obedient ear.
ch. 13:17As the cold of snow in the time of harvest,
So is a faithful messenger to them that send him:
For he refresheth the soul of his masters.
ch. 20:6Whoso boasteth himself of a false gift
Is like Jude 12clouds and wind without rain.
ch. 15:1By long forbearing is a prince persuaded,
And a soft tongue breaketh the bone.
ver. 27Hast thou found honey? eat so much as is sufficient for thee,
Lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it.
Withdraw thy foot from thy neighbour's house;
Lest he be weary of thee, and so hate thee.
Ps. 57:4A man that beareth false witness against his neighbour
Is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow.
Confidence in an unfaithful man in time of trouble
Is like a broken tooth, and a foot out of joint.
As he that taketh away a garment in cold weather,
And as vinegar upon nitre,
So is he that Dan. 6:18singeth songs to a heavy heart.
Mat. 5:44If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat;
And if he be thirsty, give him water to drink:
For thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head,
2 Sam. 16:12And the Lord shall reward thee.
Job 37:22The north wind driveth away rain:
So doth an angry countenance Ps. 101:5a backbiting tongue.
ch. 19:13It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop,
Than with a brawling woman and in a wide house.
As cold waters to a thirsty soul,
So is good news from a far country.
A righteous man falling down before the wicked
Is as a troubled fountain, and a corrupt spring.
ver. 16It is not good to eat much honey:
So for men ch. 27:2to search their own glory is not glory.
ch. 16:32He that hath no rule over his own spirit
Is like a city that is broken down, and without walls.