The Parables And Proverbs In Solomon's Proverbs '

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Solomon’s Proverbs
The parables and proverbs are truths obscurely expressed.

Receive knowledge and instruction in wise dealing and the discipline of wise thoughtfulness, justice, righteousness, and integrity; and remember good knowledge.

Solomon, remember to say to yourself ‘I want to be like Moses and follow the good commandments that God gave Moses.’

Hear the instruction of thy mother and father; pay attention to gain intelligence.

If sinners entice you, do not consent.

Whoso hearkens to wisdom shall dwell securely and in confident trust and shall be without fear or dread of evil.

If you cry out for insight and raise your voice for understanding, if you seek wisdom, then you will understand.

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Keep the commandments and live righteously. Get wisdom and understanding, and take firm hold and do not let go, and you shall not stumble off the good path.

Guard your heart, put away dishonest speech, let your gaze be straight before you, and you will avoid trouble and enjoy the springs of life. Remove your foot from evil.

Avoid any temptation to go astray with loose women or men, the harlots, who may lead you as dogs are enticed by food. The harlots will entice you to delight yourselves with love until morning on cushions of tapestry and sheets of fine linen, scented with perfumes like myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon. Whoever commits adultery lacks heart and understanding and destroys his own life; he shall not be innocent but will be disgraced.
But confine yourself to your own wife or husband and your children. Let your fountain of life be blessed with the rewards of a loving family.

There are 7 things the Lord hates indeed: a proud look that makes one overestimate himself and underestimate others, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that manufactures wicked thoughts and plans, feet that are swift in running to evil, a false witness that breathes out lies, one who sows discord among
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