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Give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me.
Chap. xxx. Verse 8.
Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of
For in much wisdom is much grief; and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.
A living dog is better than a dead lion.
The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the
* See also chapter xii. verse 8.
Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and
thy princes eat in the morning!
Cast thy bread upon the waters; for thou shalt
and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.
Of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.
THE SONG OF SOLOMON.
For love is strong as death: jealousy is cruel as
A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking
flax shall he not quench.
Peace, peace, when there is no peace.
Is there no balm in Gilead? is there no physician
Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard
And their appearance and their work was as it were a wheel in the middle of a wheel,
Chap. 1. Verse 16.*
Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found
The thing is true, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which altereth not.
For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap
I have made the stink of your camps to come up
unto your nostrils.
* See also Ezekiel x. 10.
And ye were as a firebrand plucked out of the
They shall beat their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up a sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any Verse 3.
But they shall sit every man under his vine and under his fig-tree.
Chap. IV. Verse 4.
Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables,
that he may run that readeth it.
But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings.
* Is not this a brand plucked out of the fire?
Zechariah, chap. III. verse 2.