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Chapter 21

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      The kings heart is in the hand of the Lord, like as are the rivers of water: he may turneth it whither soever he will.
      Every man thinketh his own way to be right, but the Lord judgeth the hearts.
            To do righteousness and judgment is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.
      An presumptuous look, and a proud stomach, and the lantern of the ungodly, is sin. See previous lantern of the Lord
            The devices of one that is diligent, bring plenteousness: but he that is unadvised, cometh to poverty.
            Who so hordeth up treasures with the deceitfulness of his tongue, is a fool, and like unto them that seek their own death.
            The robberies of the ungodly shall be their own destruction, for they would not do the thing that was right.
            The ways of the froward is strange, but the works of him that is clean, are right.
            It is better to dwell in a corner under the housetop, than with a brawling woman in a wide house.
            The soul of the ungodly wisheth evil, and hath no pity upon his neighbor.
      When the scornful is punished, the ignorant take the better heed: and when a wise man is warned, he will receive the more understanding.
            The righteous enformeth the house of the ungodly, but the ungodly go on still after their own wickedness.
            Whoso stoppeth his ear at the crying of the poor, he shall cry himself and not be heard.
            A privy reward pacifieth displeasure, and a gift in the bosom stilleth furriousness.
      The just delighteth in doing the thing that is right, but the workers of wickedness abhor the same.
            The man that wandereth out of the way of wisdom, shall remain in the congregation of the dead.
            He that hath pleasure in *bankettes, shall be a poor man: Who so delighteth in wine and delicates, shall not be rich.
            The ungodly shall be given for the righteous, and the wicked for the just.
            It is better to dwell in a wilderness, than with a chiding and an angry woman.
      In a wise mans house there is great treasure and plenteousness, but a foolish body spendeth up all.
            Who so followeth righteousness and mercy, findeth both life, righteousness, and honor.
            A wise man winneth the city of the mighty, and as for the strength that they trust in, he bringeth it down.
            Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue, the same keepeth his soul from troubles.
            He that is proud and presumptuous, is called a scornful man, which in wrath dare work maliciously.
            The voluptuousness of the slothful is his own death, for his hands will not labor.
      He coveteth and desireth all the day long, but the righteous is always giving and keepeth nothing back.
            The sacrifice of the ungodly is abomination, for they offer the thing that is gotten in wickedness.
            A false witness shall perish, but he that will be content to hear, shall always have power to speak himself.
            A ungodly man goeth forth rashly, but the just reformeth his own way.
            There is no wisdom, there is no understanding, there is no counsel against the Lord.
      The horse is prepared against the day of battle, but the Lord giveth victory.


*bankettes (banquets), bankettes = this is most likely banquets. RN

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