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Proverbs 25 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:1 - These also are proverbs of Shlomo, which the men of Hizkiyahu king of Yehudah copied out.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:2 - It is the glory of God to conceal a thing, But the glory of kings is to search out a matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:3 - As the heavens for height, and the eretz for depth, So the hearts of kings are unsearchable.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:4 - Take away the dross from the silver, And material comes out for the refiner;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:5 - Take away the wicked from the king's presence, And his throne will be established in righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:6 - Don't exalt yourself in the presence of the king, Or claim a place among great men;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:7 - For it is better that it be said to you, "Come up here," Than that you should be put lower in the presence of the prince, Whom your eyes have seen.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:8 - Don't be hasty in bringing charges to court. What will you do in the end when your neighbor shames you?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:9 - Debate your case with your neighbor, And don't betray the confidence of another;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:10 - Lest one who hears it put you to shame, And your bad reputation never depart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:11 - A word fitly spoken Is like apples of gold in settings of silver.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:12 - As an ear-ring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, So is a wise reprover to an obedient ear.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:13 - As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, So is a faithful messenger to those who send him; For he refreshes the soul of his masters.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:14 - As clouds and wind without rain, So is he who boasts of gifts deceptively.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:15 - By patience a ruler is persuaded. A soft tongue breaks the bone.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:16 - Have you found honey? Eat as much as is sufficient for you, Lest you eat too much, and vomit it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:17 - Let your foot be seldom in your neighbor's house, Lest he be weary of you, and hate you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:18 - A man who gives false testimony against his neighbor Is like a club, a sword, or a sharp arrow.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:19 - Confidence in someone unfaithful in time of trouble Is like a bad tooth, or a lame foot.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:20 - As one who takes away a garment in cold weather, Or vinegar on soda, So is one who sings songs to a heavy heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:21 - If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; If he is thirsty, give him water to drink:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:22 - For you will heap coals of fire on his head, And the LORD will reward you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:23 - The north wind brings forth rain: So a backbiting tongue brings an angry face.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:24 - It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop, Than to share a house with a contentious woman.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:25 - Like cold water to a thirsty soul, So is good news from a far country.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:26 - Like a muddied spring, and a polluted well, So is a righteous man who gives way before the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:27 - It is not good to eat much honey; Nor is it honorable to seek ones own honor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:28 - Like a city that is broken down and without walls Is a man whose spirit is without restraint.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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