1 The Proverbs of Solomon son of David, who reigned in Israel: 2 to know wisdom and instruction, and to perceive words of understanding; 3 to receive also hard sayings, and to understand true justice, and how to direct judgment; 4 that he might give prudence to the simple, and to the young man discernment and understanding. 5 For by the hearing of these a wise man will be wiser, and a man of understanding will gain direction; 6 and will understand a parable, and an enigma; the saying of the wise also, and riddles. 7 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; and there is good understanding to all that practice it: and godliness toward God is the beginning of discernment; but the ungodly will nullify wisdom and instruction. 8 Hear, my son, the instruction of your father, and reject not the rules of your mother. 9 For you shall receive a crown of grace for your head, and a chain of gold around your neck. 10 My son, let not ungodly men lead you astray, neither shall you consent to them. 11 If they should exhort you, saying, Come with us, partake in blood, and let us unjustly hide the just man in the earth: 12 and let us swallow him alive, as Hades would, and remove the memorial of him from the earth: 13 let us seize on his valuable property, and let us fill our houses with spoils: 14 but cast in your lot with us, and let us all provide a common purse, and let us have one pouch: 15 go not in the way with them, let your foot turn aside from their paths: 16 (TEXT OMITTED) 17 for nets are not spread for the birds without cause. 18 For they that are concerned in murder store up evils for themselves; and the overthrow of transgressors is evil. 19 These are the ways of all that perform lawless deeds; for by ungodliness they destroy their own life. 20 Wisdom sings aloud in passages, and in the broad places speaks boldly. 21 And she makes proclamation on the top of the walls, and sits by the gates of princes; and at the gates of the city boldly says, 22 So long as the simple cleave to justice, they shall not be ashamed: but the foolish being lovers of haughtiness, having become ungodly have hated knowledge, and have become subject to reproofs. 23 Behold, I will bring forth to you the utterance of my breath, and I will instruct you in my speech. 24 Since I called, and you did not hear, and I spoke at length, and you gave no heed; 25 but you disdained my counsels, and disregarded my reproofs; 26 therefore I also will laugh at your destruction; and I will rejoice against you when ruin comes upon you: 27 yea when dismay suddenly comes upon you, and your overthrow shall arrive like a tempest; and when tribulation and distress shall come upon you, or when ruin shall come upon you. 28 For it shall be that when you call upon me, I will not listen to you: wicked men shall seek me, but shall not find me. 29 For they hated wisdom, and did not choose the word of the Lord: 30 neither would they attend to my counsels, but derided my reproofs. 31 Therefore shall they eat the fruits of their own way, and shall be filled with their own ungodliness. 32 For because they wronged the simple, they shall be slain; and an inquisition shall ruin the ungodly. 33 But he that listens to me shall dwell in confidence, and shall rest securely from all evil.
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1 But now hear, O Jacob My servant; and Israel, whom I have chosen. 2 Thus says the Lord God that made you, and He that formed you from the womb; You shall yet be helped; fear not, My servant Jacob; and beloved Israel, whom I have chosen. 3 For I will give water to the thirsty that walk in a dry land; I will put My Spirit upon your seed, and My blessings upon your children; 4 and they shall spring up as grass between brooks, and as willows on the banks of running water. 5 One shall say, I am God's; and another shall call himself by the name of Jacob; and another shall write with his hand, I am God's, and shall call himself by the name of Israel. 6 Thus says God the King of Israel, and the God of hosts that delivered him; I am the First and I am the Last; beside Me there is no God. 7 Who is like Me? Let him stand, and call, and declare, and prepare for Me from the time that I made man forever; and let them tell you the things that are coming before they arrive. 8 Hide not yourselves, nor go astray; have you not heard from the beginning, and have I not told you? You are witnesses if there is a God beside Me. 9 But they that framed false gods did not then hearken; and they that engraved images are all vain, performing their own desires, which shall not profit them, but they shall be ashamed 10 that form a god, and all that engrave worthless things; 11 and all by whom they were made have withered; yes, let all the deaf be gathered from among men, and let them stand together; and let them be ashamed and confounded together; 12 For the artificer sharpens the iron; he fashions the idol with an ax, and fixes it with an awl, and fashions it with the strength of his arm; and he will be hungry and weak, and will drink no water. 13 The artificer, having chosen a piece of wood, marks it out with a rule, and fits it with glue, and makes it as the form of a man, and as the beauty of a man, to set it up in the house. 14 He cuts wood out of the forest, which the Lord planted, even a pine tree, and the rain made it grow, 15 that it might be for men to burn; and having taken part of it he warms himself; yes, they burn part of it, and bake loaves on it; and of the rest they make for themselves gods, and they worship them. 16 Half of it he burns in the fire, and with half of it he bakes loaves on the coals; and having roasted flesh on it he eats, and is satisfied, and having warmed himself he says, I am comfortable, for I have warmed myself, and have seen the fire. 17 And the rest he makes a graven god, and worships and prays, saying, Deliver me; for you are my god. 18 They have no understanding to perceive; for they have been blinded so that they should not see with their eyes, nor perceive with their heart. 19 And one has not considered in his mind, nor known in his understanding, that he has burned up half of it in the fire, and baked loaves on its coals and has roasted and eaten flesh, and of the rest of it he has made an abomination, and they worship it. 20 Know that their heart is ashes, and they err, and no one is able to deliver his soul; see, you will not say, There is a lie in my right hand. 21 Remember these things, O Jacob and Israel; for you are My servant; I have formed you to be My servant; and do not forget Me, O Israel. 22 For behold, I have blotted your transgressions out as a cloud, and your sin as darkness; turn to Me, and I will redeem you. 23 Rejoice, you heavens; for God has had mercy upon Israel; sound the trumpet, you foundations of the earth; you mountains, shout with joy, you hills, and all the trees therein; for God has redeemed Jacob, and Israel shall be glorified. 24 Thus says the Lord that redeems you, and who formed you from the womb: I am the Lord that performs all things; I stretched out the heaven alone, and established the earth. 25 Who else will frustrate the tokens of those that have divining spirits, and prophecies from the heart of man? Turning the wise back, and making their counsel foolishness; 26 and confirming the word of His servant, and verifying the counsel of His messengers; who says to Jerusalem, You shall be inhabited; and to the cities of Edom, You shall be built, and her desert places shall spring forth. 27 Who says to the deep, You shall be dried up, and I will dry up the rivers. 28 Who bids Cyrus, Be wise, and he shall perform all My will; who says to Jerusalem, You shall be built, and I will lay the foundation of My holy house.
5 One shall say, I am God's; and another shall call himself by the name of Jacob; and another shall write with his hand, I am God's, and shall call himself by the name of Israel.
23 But he who doubts, if he eats, has been condemned, because it is not of faith; and everything which is not of faith is sin.
23 All things are lawful for me, but not all things are profitable; all things are lawful for me, but not all things edify.
16 And He has on His robe and on His thigh a name having been written: KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS.
19 Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God, and you are not your own?
1 Therefore, brothers, I exhort you through the compassions of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, well pleasing to God, which is your intelligent service.
9 Likewise also that the women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with propriety and discretion, not with braids or gold or pearls or expensive clothing,
1 You are the children of the Lord your God: you shall not make any baldness between you eyes for the dead.
16 Do you not know that you are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?
31 Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all things for the glory of God.
28 And you shall not make cuttings in your body for a dead body, and you shall not inscribe on yourselves any marks. I am the Lord your God.