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    PROVERBS 31

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    1 Lemuel's lesson of chastity and temperance. 6 The afflicted are to be comforted and defended. 10 The praise and properties of a good wife. VERSE 1 - the prophecy. * Pr 30:1 - his. * Pr 1:8; 6:20 2Ti 1:5; 3:15 VERSE 2 - the son of my womb. * Isa 49:15 - the son of my vows. * 1Sa 1:11,28 VERSE 3 - strength. * Pr 5:9-11; 7:26,27 Ho 4:11 - to that. * De 17:17 Ne 13:26 VERSE 4 * Le 10:9,10 1Ki 20:12,16-20 Es 3:15 Ec 10:17 Isa 28:7,8 * Da 5:2-4 Ho 4:11,12; 7:3-5 Hab 2:5 Mr 6:21-28 VERSE 5 - pervert. Heb. alter. any of the afflicted. Heb. all the sons of affliction. * Hab 2:5 VERSE 6 - strong. * Ps 104:15 1Ti 5:23 - of heavy hearts. Heb. bitter of soul. * 1Sa 1:10; 30:6 2Ki 4:27 *margins VERSE 7 * Eph 5:18 VERSE 8 - Open. * Pr 24:7,11,12 1Sa 19:4-7; 20:32; 22:14,15 Es 4:13-16 Job 29:9,17 * Ps 82:3,4 Jer 26:16-19,24; 38:7-10 Joh 7:51 - such, etc. Heb. the sons of destruction. * Ps 79:11 *marg: VERSE 9 * Pr 16:12; 20:8 Le 19:15 De 1:16; 16:18-20 2Sa 8:15 Ps 58:1,2 * Ps 72:1,2 Job 29:12,15,16 Isa 1:17,23; 11:4; 32:1,2 Jer 5:28 * Jer 22:3,15,16; 23:5 Da 4:27 Am 5:11,12 Zec 7:9; 9:9 Joh 7:24 * Heb 1:9 Re 19:11 VERSE 10 - Who. This is the commencement of an alphabetical poem, each verse beginning consecutively with a letter of the Hebrew alphabet; in which we are presented with an admirable picture of a good wife, according to the primitive manners of the East. - can. * Pr 12:4; 18:22; 19:14 Ru 3:11 Ec 7:28 So 6:8,9 Eph 5:25-33 - her. * Pr 3:15; 8:11; 20:15 VERSE 11 * 2Ki 4:9,10,22,23 1Pe 3:1-7 VERSE 12 * 1Sa 25:18-22,26,27 VERSE 13 - worketh. * Ge 18:6-8; 24:13,14,18-20; 29:9,10 Ex 2:16 Ru 2:2,3,23 * Isa 3:16-24; 32:9-11 Ac 9:39,40 1Th 4:11 2Th 3:10-12 * 1Ti 5:10,14 Tit 2:5 VERSE 14 * :24 1Ki 9:26-28 2Ch 9:10 Eze 27:3-36 VERSE 15 - riseth. * Jos 3:1 2Ch 36:15 Ps 147 119:147,148 Ec 9:10 Mr 1:35 Ro 12:11 - and giveth. * Mt 24:25 Lu 12:42 VERSE 16 - considereth. * Jos 15:18 So 8:12 Mt 13:44 - buyeth. Heb. taketh. VERSE 17 - girdeth. * 1Ki 18:46 2Ki 4:29 Job 38:3 Lu 12:35 Eph 6:10,14 1Pe 1:13 - strengtheneth. * Ge 49:24 Isa 44:12 Ho 7:15 VERSE 18 - perceiveth. Heb. tasteth. her candle. * Ge 31:40 Ps 127:2 Mt 25:3-10 1Th 2:9 2Th 3:7-9 VERSE 19 She takes the spindle in her right hand, by twisting which she twists the thread; while she holds the distaff, on which the wool or flax is rolled, in the guard of the left arm, and draws down the thread with the fingers of the left hand. * Ex 35:25,26 VERSE 20 - She stretcheth. Heb. She spreadeth. * Pr 1:24 Ro 10:21 - she reacheth. * Pr 19:17; 22:9 Job 31:16-20 Ps 41:1; 112:9 Ec 11:1,2 Mr 14:7 * Ac 9:39-41; 20:34,35 Eph 4:28 Heb 13:16 VERSE 21 - afraid. * Pr 25:20 - scarlet. or, double garments. * Ge 45:22 VERSE 22 - coverings. * Pr 7:16 - clothing. * Ge 41:42 *marg: * Es 5:1; 8:15 Ps 45:13,14 Eze 16:10-13 1Pe 3:3 - silk. {Shesh,} rather fine linen, or cotton. (See on Ex 39:27.) {Sadin,} rendered "fine linen," ver. 24, is probably the same as the Arabic {sidn,} and {sudl,} a veil, or an inner covering of fine muslin. VERSE 23 - husband. * Pr 12:4 - in the. * Pr 24:7 De 16:18; 21:19 Ru 4:1 Job 29:7 VERSE 24 * :13,19 1Ki 10:28 Eze 27:16 Lu 16:19 VERSE 25 - Strength. * Job 29:14; 40:10 Ps 132:9,16 Isa 61:10 Ro 13:14 Eph 4:24 * 1Ti 2:10 1Pe 5:5,6 - and she. * Ps 97:11,12 Isa 65:13,14 Mt 25:20,21 VERSE 26 - openeth. * :8,9 Jud 13:23 1Sa 25:24-31 2Sa 20:16-22 2Ki 22:15-20 Es 4:4 * Es 5:8; 7:3-6; 8:3-6 Lu 1:38,42-56 Ac 18:26 Eph 4:29 Col 4:5 - in her. * Pr 12:18; 16:24; 25:15 Ge 24:18-20 So 2:14; 4:11 Mal 2:6 Ac 6:15 * 1Pe 3:1,4,5,8,9 VERSE 27 * Pr 14:1 1Th 4:11 2Th 3:6 1Ti 5:10 Tit 2:4 VERSE 28 - children. * :1 1Ki 2:19 Ps 116:16 2Ti 1:5; 3:15-17 - her husband. * So 7:1-9 Isa 62:4,5 *marg: VERSE 29 - done virtuously. or, gotten riches. thou. * So 6:8,9 Eph 5:27 VERSE 30 - Favor. * Pr 6:25; 11:22 2Sa 14:25 Es 1:11,12 Eze 16:15 Jas 11 1:11 1Pe 1:24 - a woman. * Pr 1:7; 8:13 Ex 1:17-21 Ps 147:11 Lu 1:6,46-50 1Pe 3:4,5 - she. * Ec 7:18; 12:13 Ro 2:29 1Co 4:5 1Pe 1:7; 3:4 VERSE 31 - of the. * :16; 11:30 Ps 128:2 Mt 7:16,20 Ro 6:21,22 Php 4:17 - and let. * Mr 14:7-9 Ac 9:39 Ro 16:1-4,6,12 1Ti 5:25 Heb 6:10 Re 14:13 CONCLUDING REMARKS ON THE BOOK OF PROVERBS. The wisdom of all ages, from the highest antiquity, has chosen to compress and communicate its lessons in short, compendious sentences, and in poetic language, which were readily conceived and easily retained, and circulated in society as useful principles, to be unfolded as occasion required. Indeed, such short maxims, comprehending much instruction in a few words, and carrying their own evidence with them, are admirably adapted to direct the conduct, without overburdening the memory, or perplexing the mind with abstract reasonings; and hence there are, in all countries and in all languages, old proverbs, or common sayings, which have great authority and influence on the opinions and actions of mankind. Such maxims, however, want their proper basis, the sanction of a Divine Original; and being generally the mere result of worldly prudence, are often calculated to impose on the judgment, and to mislead those who are directed by them. But the proverbs in this book not only are far more ancient than any others extant in the world, and infinitely surpass all the ethical sayings of the ancient sages; but have also received a Divine imprimatur, and are infallible rules to direct our conduct in every circumstance of human life. They are so justly founded on the principles of human nature, and so adapted to the permanent interests of man, that they agree with the manners of every age; and are adapted to every period, condition, or rank in life, however varied in its complexion or diversified by circumstance. Kings and subjects, rich and poor, wise and foolish, old and young, fathers and mothers, husbands and wives, sons and daughters, masters and servants, may here learn their respective duties, and read lessons of instruction for the regulation of their conduct in their various circumstances; while the most powerful motives, derived from honor, interest, love, fear, natural affection, and piety, are exhibited to inspire an ardent love of wisdom and virtue, and the greatest detestation of ignorance and vice. These maxims are laid down so clearly, copiously, impressively, and in such variety, that every man who wishes to be instructed may take what he chooses, and, among multitudes, those which he likes best. "He is wise," say St. Basil, "not only who hath arrived at a complete habit of wisdom, but who hath made some progress towards it; nay, who doth as yet but love it, or desire it, and listen to it. Such as these, by reading this book, shall be made wiser; for they shall be instructed in much divine, and in no less human learning.... It bridles the injurious tongue, corrects the wanton eye, and ties the unjust hand in chains. It persecutes sloth, chastises all absurd desires, teaches prudence, raises man's courage, amd represents temperance and chastity after such a fashion that one cannot but have them in veneration." GOTO NEXT BOOK - TREASURY OF SCRIPTURE KNOWLEDGE INDEX

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