More Profound Wisdom And Truth From Proverbs 25

8 Go not forth hastily to strive, Lest thou know not what to do in the end thereof, When thy neighbor hath put thee to shame. 9 Debate thy cause with thy neighbor himself, And disclose not the secret of another; 10 Lest he that heareth it revile thee, And thine infamy turn not away.  Prov 25:8-10 (ASV)

14 As clouds and wind without rain, So is he that boasteth himself of his gifts falsely.  Prov 25:14 (ASV)

15 By long forbearing is a ruler persuaded, And a soft tongue breaketh the bone.  Prov 25:15 (ASV)

17 Let thy foot be seldom in thy neighbor’s house, Lest he be weary of thee, and hate thee.  Prov 25:17 (ASV)

18 A man that beareth false witness against his neighbor Is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow.  Prov 25:18 (ASV)

19 Confidence in an unfaithful man in time of trouble Is like a broken tooth, and a foot out of joint.  Prov 25:19 (ASV)

20 As one that taketh off a garment in cold weather, and as vinegar upon soda, So is he that singeth songs to a heavy heart.  Prov 25:20 (ASV)

21 If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat; And if he be thirsty, give him water to drink: 22 For thou wilt heap coals of fire upon his head, And Jehovah will reward thee.  Prov 25:21-22 (ASV)

26 As a troubled fountain, and a corrupted spring, So is a righteous man that giveth way before the wicked.  Prov 25:26 (ASV)

28 He whose spirit is without restraint Is like a city that is broken down and without walls.  Prov 25:28 (ASV)

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