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21:1 The king's heart is in
the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water. He turns it whithersoever
21:2 Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but the LORD ponders
14:12; Ephesians 4:17)
21:5 The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness, but of
every one that is hasty only to want.(lack).
21:6 The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a vanity tossed
to and fro of them that seek death.
21:9 It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop.(many
houses in hot Eastern countries have flat roofs where one can go to escape
the heat in a shade area and enjoy what breezes there may be),
than with a brawling.(contemptible,
in a wide house.(a
loud, angry, obstreperous
and bad mannered
woman's words can be heard even in a large house; hard to get away from).
21:10 The soul of the wicked.(*).desires
evil. His neighbour finds no favour in his eyes.(contrast.Philippians
2:3 "... in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves").
21:13 Whoso stops his ears at the cry of the poor he also shall cry
himself, but shall not be heard..(we
reap what we sow).(more
on the poor amongst you:.John
21:16 The man that wanders out of the
way of understanding shall remain in the
congregation of the dead.
21:19 It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious
and an angry woman.
21:21 He that follows after righteousness and mercy finds life, righteousness
21:23 Whoso keeps his mouth
and his tongue keeps his soul from troubles.
21:24 Proud and haughty
scorner is his name, who dealeth in proud wrath.
21:26 He covets greedily all the day long, but the righteous give and