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wird. 2. 23.

13, 19. Baruch 2. 17.

3. 19. & S. 2.

& 7. 1, 6.

Gen. 1. 20. & 9. 6. 1 Cor. 11. 7.

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21,0 22, & 23.

Before He Lord · created man of the earth, 27

| Who shall praise the most High in the Before Chritt and turned him into it again. grave, in stead of them which live and give

Chrilt 2 He gave them few days, and a short thanks? cit. 200. "Gen. 1.23 ide time, and power also over the things therein.

28 Thanksgiving perisheth from the dead, ipi. 3.5.16

cir. 200. 3 He endued them with strength by them as from one that is not: the living and found 115.17. Ifa. 3%. selyes, and b made them according to his in heart shall praise the Lord. image,

29 How great is the loving kindness of 4 And put the fear* of man upon all flesh, the Lord our God, and his compassion unColeman and gave him dominion over beasts and fowls. to such as turn unto him in holiness !

5 [They received the use of the five ope 30 For all things cannot be in men, be-
rations of the Lord, and in the sixth place cause the son of man is not immortal.
he imparted them understanding, and in the :

·31 m What is brighter than the sun ? yet - Job 25.4, s.
seventh, speech, an interpreter of the cogi- the light thereof faileth: and flesh and blood
tations thereof.]

will imagine evil.
6 Counsel, and a tongue, and eyes, ears, 32 He vieweth the power of the height
and a heart, gave he them to understand. of heaven, and all men are but earth and

7 Withal, he filled them with the know alhes.
ledge of understanding, and shewed them

CH A P. XVIII. good and evil.

4 Gods works are to be wondred at. 9 Mans
8 He set his eye upon their hearts, that he life is short. 11 God is merciful. 15 Do
might shew them the greatness of his works. not blemish thy good deeds with ill words.

9 He gave them to glory in his marvel 22 Defer not to be justified. 30 Follow
lous acts for ever, that they might declare not thy lufts.
his works with understanding.

E that liveth for ever, · created all things • Gen. Io ti
10 And the elect shall praise his holy name. in general.
1. Besides this, he gave them knowledge, 2 The

Lord only is righteous, and there is
and the law of life for an heritage.

none other but he.
12 He made an everlasting covenant with 3 Who governeth the world with the palm
them, and shewed them his judgments. of his hand, and all things obey his will: for

13 Their eyes saw the majesty of his glo- he is the King of all, by his power dividing Lev. 10. 10.
ry, and their ears heard his glorious voice. holy things among them from profane.
14 And he said unto them, Beware of all 4

To whom hath he given power to de* Exod. zo, unrighteousness, and he gave every man clare his works? cand who shall find out his • Pfal. 106. 2

commandment concerning his neighbour. noble acts ?

15 Their ways are ever before him, and 5 Who shall number the strength of his
shall not be hid from his eyes. .

majesty? and who shall also tell out his mer-
16 Every man from his youth is given to cies?
evil, neither could they make to themselves 6 As for the wondrous works of the Lord,
fleshy hearts for stony.

there may nothing be taken from them, nei17 Ford in the division of the nations of ther may any thing be put unto them, 'neie Roin. 13. 1. the whole earth, he fet a ruler over every ther can the ground of them be found out :

people ; but Ifrael is the Lords portion : 7 When a man hath done, then he begin

18 Whom being his first-born, he nou neth ; and when he leaveth off, then he shall
risheth with discipline, and giving him the be doubtful.
light of his love, doth not forsake him. 8 What is man, and whereto serveth he?
19

Therefore all their works are as the what is his good, and what is his evil ?
sun before him, and his eyes are continual 9 d The number of a mans days at the Psal. 90.16
ly upon their ways.

most are an hundred years.
20 None of their unrighteous deeds are 10 As a drop of water unto the sea, and a
hid from him, but all their fins are before gravel-ftone in comparison of the sand, so are
the Lord.

a thousand years to the days of eternity.
21 But the Lord being gracious, and 11 Therefore is God patient with them,
knowing his workmanship, neither left nor and poureth forth his mercy upon them. .
forsook them, but spared them.

12 He saw and perceived their end to be * Chap 29. 11, 22 The 8 alms of a man is as a signet evil; therefore he multiplied his compassion.

with him, and he will keep the good deeds 13 The mercy of man is toward his neigh-
of man, as the apple of the eye, and give bour ; but the mercy of the Lord is upon
repentance to his sons and daughters. all fleth: he reproveth, and nurtureth, and
23

h Afterwards he will rise up and re teacheth, and bringeth again, as a shepherd
ward them, and render their recompence his flock.
upon their heads.

14 He hath mercy on them that receive
24

But unto them that repent, he grant- discipline, and that diligently seek after
ed them return, and comforted those that his judgments.
failed in patience.

15 My son, blemish not thy good deeds, Chap. 41. 32 k Jerem. 3. 12.

25

k Return unto the Lord, and forsake neither use uncomfortable words when thou

thy sins, make thy prayer before his face, givest any thing. + Or, lesen shy and t offend less. offence.

16 Shall not the dew asswage the heat ? 26 Turn again to the most High, and turn so is a word better than a gift.

away from iniquity : for he will lead thee 17 Lo, is not a word better than a gift? Os, illumina out of darkness into the light of health,

light of health, but both are with a gracious man. and hate thou abomination vehemently.

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d Deut. 32. 3,9.

"Deut. 4. 20. & 10. 190

• 2 Pet. 3. %.

13.

Matih. 25. 14, 39.

TAds 3. 19.

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23. 21.

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foze 18 A fool will upbraid churlishly, and a not of other mens lives, and if thou canst Before

without offence, reveal them not. eitt gift of the envious confumeth the eyes. 19 Learn before thou speak, and use phy

9 For he heard and observed thee, and

Chritt 200.* fick or ever thou be fick.

when time cometh he will † hate thee.

cit. 2002 20 Before judgment 5 examine thy self,

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10 If thou hast heard a word, let it die hatred.' and in the day of visitation thou shalt find with thee, and be bold, it will not burst thee.

IL A fool travaileth with a word, as a mercy.

21 Humble thy self before thou be sick, woman in labour of a child. and in the time of fins fhew repentance.

12 As an arrow that sticketh in a mans 22." Let nothing hinder thee to pay thy thigh, fo is a word within a fools belly. vow in due time, and defer not until death

Admonish a friend, it may be he Levit. 17:19 to be justified.

hath not done it : and if he have done it, 23 Before thou prayest, prepare thy self ;

that he do it no more. and be not as one that tempteth the Lord. 14 * JAdmonish thy friend, it may be he * Of, Reprovei

24 · Think upon' the wrath that shall be hath not said it : and if he have, that he at the end, and the time of vengeance when speak it not again. he shall turn away his face.

15 Admonish a friend: for many times it 25 When thou hast enough, remember is a slander, and believe not every tale. the time of hunger : and when thou art rich,

16. There is one that slippeth in his speech, think upon poverty and need.

but not t from his heart ; and who is he † Or, twillinglyo 26. From the morning until the evening

that hath not offended with his f tongue ? the time is changed, and all things are soon

17 † Admonish thy neighbour before thou é Or, Reproves done before the Lord.

threaten him, and not being angry, give :27. * A wise man will fear in every thing, place to the law of the most High . and in the day of finning he will beware of step * to be accepted (of him] and wisdom of nuditing

18 & The fear of the Lord is the first . Prov. 5. 4. offence: but a fool will not observe time. 28 Every man of understanding knoweth

obtaineth his love. wisdom, and will give praise unto him that 19 The knowledge of the commandments found her.

of the Lord, is the doctrine of life : and 29 They that were of understanding in they that do things that please him, shall h "Revel. 9.90 € sayings, became also wise themselves, and receive the fruit of the tree of immortality. poured forth exquisite parables.

20 The fear of the Lord is all wisdom, Go not after thy lusts, but refrain

and in all wisdom is the performance of the thy self from thine appetites.

law, and the knowledge of his omnipotency. :31 If thou givest thy soul the desires that 21 'If a servant say to his master, I will not Matth. 21.391 please her, the will make thee a laughing: do as it pleaseth thee, though afterward he stock to thine enemies that malign thee... do it, he angreth him that nourisheth him.

::32 Take not pleasure in much good cheer, 22 The knowledge of wickedness is not neither be tied to the expence thereof. wisdom, neither at any time the counsel of

33 Be not made a beggar by banqueting sinners prudence. upon borrowing, when thou hast nothing in 23 There is a wickedness, and the same thy purse : for thou shalt lie in wait for an abomination, and there is a fool wanting thine own life, and be talked on.

in wisdom. CHA P. XIX.

24 He that hath small understanding, and 2 Wine and women seduce wise men. 7 Say' feareth God, is better than one that hath

not all thou heareft. 17 Reprove thy much wisdom, and tranfgresseth the law of
friend without anger - 22 'There is no

the most High. wisdom in wickedness.

25 There is an exquisite subtilty, and the Labouring man that is given to drun fame is unjust, and there is one that turneth

kennefs shall not be rich : and he that aside to make judgment appear : and there contemneth small things shall fall by little is a wise man that † justifieth in judgment. f Os, Judgave and little.

26 There is a wicked man that hangeth 12 - Wine and b women will make men of down his head † fadly ; but inwardly he is #0s, in blacks ".. understanding to fall away : and he that

full of deceit, cleaveth to harlots will become impudent. 27. Casting down his countenance, and

3 Moths and worms shall have him to making as if he heard not: where he is not heritage, and a bold man shall be taken a known, he will do thee a mischief before

thou be aware. way.

4. He that is hasty to give credit is light 28 And if for want of power he be hinminded, and he that sinneth shall offend a dred from sinning, yet when he findeth opgainst his own soul.

portunity he will do evil. 5 Whoso taketh pleasure in wickedness 29 A man may be known by his look, shall be condemned: but he that relisteth and one that hath understanding by his counpleasures, crowneth his life.

tenance, when thou meetest him. 6 He that can rule his tongue shall live 30 A mans attire, and * excessive laugh- " Chap. 21. 20 without strife, and he that hateth babbling, 'ter, and gate, thew what he is. shall have less evil.

C H A P. XX.
Rehearse not unto another that which i Of silence and speaking. 10 Of gifts and
is told unto thee, and thou shalt fare never gain. 18 Of Nipping by the tongue. 24 Of
the worse.

lying. 27 of divers advertisements.
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2 It is much better to reprove, than to 26 The disposition of a liar is disho- cir. 200. *Or, lenfonavle,

* Os, ignano mj. be angry secretly : and he that confefleth nourable, and his shame is ever with him. his fault, shall be preserved from hurt.

27. A wise man fall promote himself to
3 How good is it when thou art repro-

honour with his words : and he that hath
ved to thew repentance ! for so lhalt thou,' understanding will please great men.
escape wilful sin.

28 b He that tilleth his land, shall increase Prov. 12. 11. • Chap 20,3 4. As is the lust of · an einuch to de his heap : and he that pleaseth great men,

flower a virgin ; so is he that executeth shall get pardon for iniquity.
judgment with violence.

29

Presents and gifts blind the eyes of Exod. 23. s. 5 There is one that keepeth silence and the wise, and † stop up his mouth that he Deut. 16. 19, is found wise: and another by much babbling cannot reprove. becometh hateful.

30 Wisdom that is hid, and treasure that 6 Some man holdeth his tongue, because is hoarded up, what profit is in them both? he hath not to answer : and some keepeth

k Better is he that hideth his folly, *Chap. 41.19 • Eccles 3.9. silence, 6 knowing his time.

than a man that hideth his wisdom.
• Chap 234 7 A wise man will hold his tongue, till 32 Necessary patience in seeking the Lord,

he see opportunity: but a babbler and a fool is better than he that leadeth his life with-
will regard no time.

out a guide.
8 He that useth many words shall be ab-

CHA P. XXI.
horred; and he that taketh to himself au 2 Flee from sin as from a serpent. 4 His op-
thority therein, thall be hated.

presion will undo the rich. 9 The end of the
9

There is a sinner that hath good fuc unjuft mall be naught. 12 The differences
cess in evil things; and there is a gain that between the fool and the wise.
turneth to loss.

Y fon? no more,
10

but- ask pardon for thy former sins.

Psal. 41. 40 and there is a gift whose recompence is double 2 Flee from sin as from the face of a fer- Luke is. ale

11 There is an abasement because of glo- pent : for if thou comest too near it, it will
ry; and there is that lifteth up his head from bite thee: the teeth thereof are as the teeth of
a low eftate.

a lion, Naying the souls of men.
12 There is that buyeth much for a little, 3 All iniquity is as a two edged-sword,
and repayeth it seven-fold.

the wounds whereof cannot be healed.
“Chap 6. 5. 13 - A wise man by his words maketh 4 To terrifie and do wrong, will waste
tor, pleasant himself beloved : but the † graces of fools riches : thus the house of proud men shall
Or, bolt, or,
shall be poured out.

be made desolate. The gift of a fool shall do thee no good 5 • A prayer out of a poor mans mouth bExod.3.9.

when thou hastit; neither yet of the envious reacheth to the ears of God, and his judg- & 120 33. * Gr. for hures for his necessity: * for he looketh to receive ment cometh speedily. many things for one.

6 He that hateth to be reproved, is in the •Chap 41.22 15 He giveth little and upbraideth much, way of sinners: but he that feareth the Lord, he openeth his mouth like a crier; to day he will * repent from his heart.

Gl be converted
lendeth, and to morrow will he ask it again : 7 An eloquent man is known far and near,
such a one is to be hated of God and man. but a man of understanding knoweth when he

16 The fool faith, I have no friends, I slippeth.
have no thanks for all my good deeds, and 8 He that buildeth his house with other
they that eat my bread speak evil of me. mens money, is like one that gathereth him-

17 How oft, and of how many shall he self stones for the tomb of his burial.
be laughed to scorn! for he knoweth not 9. The congregation of the wicked is like : Chap. 16.6.
aright what it is to have; and it is all one tow wrapped together: and the end of them
unto him, as if he had it not.

is a flame of fire to destroy them.
18 To slip upon a pavement, is better 10 The way of sinners is made plain with
than to slip with the tongue : fo the fall of stones, but at the end thereof is the pit of hell.
the wicked shall come speedily.

He that keepeth the law of the Joha 7. 178 for, in una

19 † An unseasonable tale will always be Lord, getteth the. understanding thereof :
pleasant fellow,
in the mouth of the unwise.

and the perfection of the fear of the Lord
20 A wise sentence shall be rejected when is wisdom.
it cometh out of a fools mouth: for he will 12 He that is not † wise, will not be

tor, witty. not speak it in due season.

taught : but there is # wisdom which mul21 There is that hindreth from sinning tiplieth bitterness.

# Os, subsites through want: and when he taketh rest, he 13 The knowledge of a wise man shall 31. Ball not be † lhall not be troubled.

abound like a flood : and his counsel is like 7 Chap 41 I.

f There is that destroyeth his own soul a pure fountain of life.
through bashfulness, and by accepting of per 14 The inner parts of a fool are like a
sons overthroweth himself.

tChap 131
broken vessel, and he will hold no knowledge
23 There is that for bathfulness promiseth as long as he liveth.
to his friend, and maketh him his enemy for 15 If a skilful man hear a wise word, he
nothing

will commend it, and s add unto it : but e Prov. g. si :Chop: 15+ I. 24 8 A lie is a foul blot in a man, yet it is alsoon as one of no understanding heareth continually in the mouth of the untaught.

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nobility of their kindred.

Chritt 16 The talking of a fool is like a burden in 6 Weep for the dead, for he hath loft (IC. 200.

cir. 200 the way: but grace shall be found in the lips the light: and weep for the fool, for he

– Chap 18.10 of the wise.

wanteth understanding : make little weeping
17 They enquire at the mouth of the wise for the dead, for he is at rett : but the life
man in the congregation, and they shall pon of the fool is worse than death.
der his words in their heart.

12 - Seven days do men mourni for him "Ged. soul.
18 As is a house that is destroyed, so is wif that is dead; but for a fool and an ungod-
dom to a fool: and the knowledge of the un ly man, all the days of his life.
wise is as talk * without sense.

13 Talk not much with a fool, and

go

not enquired after.

19 Doctrine unto fools is as fetters on the to him that hath no understanding : d beware Chap. 129786

feet, and like manacles on the right hand. of him left thou have trouble, and thou shalt chap 151 h A fool lifteth up his voice with laugh never be defiled with his fooleries : depart # Or, when hele ter, but a wise man doth scarce smile a little. from him, and thou shalt find rest, and ne

shares off his filche 21 Learning is unto a wise man as an orna ver be * disquieted with madness.

*Or, wearicde ment of gold, and like a bracelet upon his right 14. What is heavier than lead ? and what arm.

is the name thereof, but a fool ?
22 A foolish mans foot is foon in his 15 - Sand, and salt, and a mass of iron, Prov. 19.3
[neighbours ] house : but a man of expe- is easier to bear, than a man without under
rience is ashamed of him.

standing
23. A fool will peep in at the door into 16 As timber girt and bound together in
the house, but he that is well-nurtured will a building, cannot be loosed with Thaking :
stand without.

so the heart that is stablished by advised
24

It is the rudeness of a man to hearken counsel, shall fear at no time.
at the door : but a wise man will be 17 A heart settled upon a thought of un-
grieved with the disgrace.

derstanding, is as a fair plaistering + on the top of pain
25 The lips of talkers will be telling such wall of a gallery.
things as pertain not unto them : but the 18 Pales set on an high place will never
words of such as have understanding, are stand against the wind : so a fearful heart in
weighed in the balance.

the imagination of a fool, cannot stand a-
26 The heart of fools is in their mouth, but gainst any fear.
the mouth of the wife is in their heart.

19 He that pricketh the eye, will make
27 When the ungodly curseth Satan, he tears to fall : and he that pricketh the heart,
curseth his own soul.

maketh it to thew her knowledge.
! Chap. 28, 13. :: 28 ! A whisperer defileth his own souf, 20 Whoso casteth a stone at the birds,
and is hated wherefoever he dwelleth. frayeth them away: and he that upbraiderb
CH A P. XXII.

his friend, breaketh friendship.
1 Ofthe slothful man, 3 and a foolish daughter. 21 Though thou drewest a sword at thy
I1 Weep rather
for fools, than for the dead. friend, yet despair not : for there

may

be a
13 Meddle not with them. 16 The wise returning (to favour. ]
mans heart will not sprink. 20 What will 22 If thou hast opened thy mouth against
Lose a friend.

thy friend, fear not : for there may be a
Slothful Iman is compared to a filthy reconciliation ; except for upbraiding, or

stone, and every one will hiss him pride, or disclosing of secrets, or a trea- Chap. 29. 179
out
to his disgrace.

cherous wound : for, for these things every
2 A slothful man is compared to the filth friend will depart.
of a dunghil : every man that takes it up, 23 Be faithful to thy neighbour in his po-
will shake his hand.

verty, that thou mayst rejoyce in his pro-
3 An evil-nurtured son is the dishonour fperity : abide stedfast unto him in the time
of his father that begat him: and a [foolish] of his trouble, that thou mayst be heir with
daughter is born to his lois.

him in his heritage : for a mean estate is 4 A wise daughter * shall bring an in not always to be contemned; nor the rich Or, shall bezbe heritance to her husband : but she that li that is foolish, to be had in admiration.

vėth dishonestly, is her fathers heaviness. 24 As the vapour and smoke of a furnace

5 She that is bold, dishonoureth both her goéth before the fire; so reviling before blood. father and her husband, but they both shall 25 I will not be ashamed to defend a despise her.

friend: neither will I hide my self from him. : 6 A tale out of season [is as į musick in 26 And if any evil happen unto me by mourning : but stripes and correction of him, every one that heareth it will beware wisdom are never out of time.

of him.
7 Whoso teacheth a fool, is as one that 27 & Who shall fet a watch before my sPlal. 141. 3
glueth a potsherd together, and as he that mouth, and a seal of wisdom upon my lips,
wakech one from a sound sleep:

that I fall not suddenly by them, and that
8 He that telleth a tale to a fool, speak my tongue destroy me not ?
eth to one in a slumber : when he hath told

CH A P. XXIII.
his tale, he will say, What is the matter? I A prayer for grace to flee fin. 9 We may
Oi, an art. 9 If children live honestly, and have t not use fwearing : 14 but remember our

wherewithal, they shall cover the baseness of parents. 16 Of three sorts of fin. 23 The
their parents.

adulterous wife finneth many ways.
10 But children being haughty through

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25cfoze Lord, Father Governor all my 19 Such a man only feareth the eyes of Before Chilt whole life, leave me not to their men, and knoweth not that the eyes of the

Chiit counsels, and let me not fall by them. Lord are -ten thousand times brighter than cit. 1oo.

cir. 200. 2 Who will fet scourges over my thoughts, the sun, beholding all the ways of men, and and the discipline of wisdom over mine heart? considering the most secret parts. that they spare me not for mine ignorances, 20 He knew all things ere ever they were and it pass not by my sins :

created; so also after they were perfected, 3 Left mine ignorances increase, and my he looked

he looked upon them all

. sins abound to my destruction, and I fall before 21 ? This man fhall be punished in the 'Lev.20.10. inine adversaries, and mine enemy rejoyce streets of the city, and where he suspecteth over me, whose hope is far from thy mercy. not he shall be taken.

4 O Lord, Father and God of my life, give 22 Thus shall it go also with the wife that

me not a proud look, but turn away from leaveth her husband, and bringeth in an heir *Os, a gianto thy fervants always a haughty mind. by $ another.

Or, finger.
5 Turn away from me vain hopes, and 23 For first she hath disobeyed the & law of Exod. 20.14.
concupiscence, and thou shalt hold him up the most High; and fecondly, she hath tref-
that is desirous always to serve thee. passed against her own husband; and thirdly,

6 Let not the greediness of the belly, nor he hath played the whore in adultery, and
luft of the flesh takic hold of me, and give not brought children by another man.
over me thy servant into an impudent mind. 24 She shall be brought out into the con-

7 Hear, o ye children, the discipline of gregation, and * inquisition shall be made of Or, vificatione
the mouth : he that keepeth it, shall never her children.
be taken in his lips.

25 Her h children shall not take root, and wild. +- 3.
8 The finner Thall be left in his foolish- her branches shall bring forth no fruit.
nefs : both the evil speaker and the proud 26 She shall leave her memory to be cur-
fall fall thereby.

sed, and her reproach shall not be blotted
9 Accultom not thy mouth to swearing: out.
neither usc thy self to the naming of the 27 And they that remain shall know that
holy One.

there is nothing better than the fear of the
10 For as a servant that is continually Lord, and that there is nothing sweeter than
beaten, Ihall not be without a blue mark : to take heed unto the commandments of
so he that sweareth and nameth God con the Lord.
tinually, shall not be faultless.

28 It is great glory to follow the Lord,
11 A man that useth much swearing shall and to be received of him, is long life.
be filled with iniquity, and the plague shall

CHA P. XXIV.
never depart from his house : if he shall of- '2 Wisdom doth praise her self, Jeweth her
fend, his fin shall be upon him : and if he beginning, 4 ber dwelling, 13 ber glory,
acknowledge not his fin, he maketh a double 17 her fruit, 26 her increase and per-

offence; and if he swear in vain, he shall not fection.
Gs. juflifi d.
, shall

Isdom shall praise her self, and shall The praise of calamities.

glory in the midst of her people.

wisdom 12 b There is a word that is clothed a 2 In the congregation of the most High bout with death : God grant that it be not shall she open her mouth, and triumph befound in the heritage of Jacob, for all such fore his power. things shall be far from the godly, and they 3 I came out of the mouth of the most shall not wallow in their sins.

High, and covered the earth as

a cloud. *Os, a miß. 13 Use not thy mouth to intemperate 4. I dwelt in high places, and my throne Job 22. 14 swearing, for therein is the word of lin. is in a cloudy pillar,

14 'Remember thy father and thy mo 5 I alone compassed the circuit of heaven,
ther, when thou fittest among great men. and walked in the bottom of the deep.
Be not forgetful before them, and to thou by 6 In the waves of the sea, and in all the
thy custom become a fool, and with that earth, and in every people, and nation, I
thou hadît not been born, and curse the day got a possession.
of thy nativity

7 With all these I sought reft : and in
15 + The man that is accustomed to op- whose inheritance shall I abide ?
probrious words, will never be reformed all 8 So the Creator of all things gave me a
the days of his life.

commandment, and he that made me cau-
16 Two sorts of men multiply sin, and fed my tabernacle to rest, and said, Let thy
the third will bring wrath : a hot mind is dwelling be in Jacob, and thine inheritance
as a burning fire, it will never be quenched in Ifrael.
till it be consumed : a fornicator in the bo-

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He created me from the beginning e Prov. 6. dy of his flesh, will never cease till he hath before the world, and I shall never fail. kindled a fire.

10 In the d holy tabernacle I served before dExod. 31.5 17 + All bread is sweet to a whoremong- him: and so was 1 established in Sion. er, he will not leave off till he die.

II · Likewise in the beloved city he . Plal. 112.6 18 A man that breaketh wedlock, saying gave me rest, and in Jerusalem was' my tos, balro Job 34. 150 thus in his heart, • Who seeth me? I am

power.
compassed about with darkness, the walls 12 And I took root in an honourable
cover me, and no body seeth me ; what people, even in the portion of the Lords
need I to fear ? the mont High will not re inheritance.
member my sins :

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