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Proverbs 27:4 Wrath.(original 'fury', 'rage').is cruel and anger is outrageous.(original is 'is a flood'), but who is able to stand before envy?.(envy cuts one off from the Soul, thus, keeping him or her at the low consciousness ego level)

Proverbs 27:6 Faithful are the wounds of a friend but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.

Proverbs 27:9 Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart. So doth the sweetness of a man's friend by hearty counsel.

Proverbs 27:10 Thine own friend and thy father's friend, forsake not, neither go into thy brother's house in the day of thy calamity, for better is a neighbour that is near than a brother far off.

Proverbs 27:14 He that blesses his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted a curse to him.

Adam Clarke's Commentary.by Gary Gallant."He who makes loud and public protestations of acknowledgments to his friend for favours received, subjects his sincerity to suspicion. Remember the Italian proverb elsewhere quoted: "He who praises you more than he was wont to do, has either deceived you, or is about to; extravagant public professions are little to be regarded"
Jamieson, Fausset, Brown Commentary."Excessive zeal in praising raises suspicions of selfishness."
Matthew Henry's Commentary."It is folly to be fond of being praised; it is a temptation to pride":.James 4:13-16.

Proverbs 27:15 A continual dropping in a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike.

Proverbs 27:17 As iron sharpens iron, so also a man can sharpen the presence of others.(about helping others to be sharp in mind; includes your children).

Proverbs 27:18 Whoso keepeth the fig tree shall eat the fruit thereof. So he that waiteth on his master shall be honoured.

Proverbs 27:20 Hell and destruction are never full, so the eyes of man are never satisfied..(or, 'when man's attention is on the ego level things {evil or hell} which are the destructive things, he will never find contentment', because contentment is a higher consciousness quality)

Proverbs 27:22 Though you bray.(pound).a fool.(on fools).in a mortar among wheat with a pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him..(a fool has programmed and/or allowed his/her ego to program his/her spirit connection with the Soul to his own hurt).

Proverbs 27:23 Be you diligent to know the state of your flocks and look well to your herds.

Proverbs 27:24 For riches are not for ever and does the crown endure to every generation?

Proverbs 28:5 Evil men understand not judgment.(those of low ordinary consciousness just don't see what's appropriate and what's not, because they lack insight), but they that seek the LORD understand all things.

Proverbs 28:6 Better is the poor that walks in his uprightness, than he that is perverse in his ways, though he be rich.

Proverbs 28:7 Whoso keepeth the law is a wise son, but he that is a companion of riotous men shameth his father.

Proverbs 28:8 He that by usury and unjust gain increases his substance, he gathers it for him that will pity the poor.

Proverbs 28:9 He that turns away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer shall be abomination..(Malachi 2:12 for explanation)

Proverbs 28:10 Whoso causes the righteous to go astray in an evil way, he shall fall himself into his own pit, but the upright shall have good things in possession.

Proverbs 28:11 The rich man is wise in his own conceit, but the poor that has understanding searches him out.

Proverbs 28:12 When righteous men do rejoice, there is great glory, but when the wicked rise, a man is hidden.

Proverbs 28:13 He that covers his sins shall not prosper, but whoso confesses.(original for 'confesses' here is 'giving thanks'; good hearted people are thankful when they see where they have been wrong; evil hearted people get angry).and forsakes them shall have mercy.

Original for 'mercy' is 'deep love', 'compassion' and 'affection'; how does one forsake these things hindering him or her from living abundantly in all areas of life (3John 1:2)? He must see the opposite. The universe is set up so that when a person takes a heartfelt action, there's an automatic reaction.

Proverbs 28:15 As a roaring lion and a ranging.('running to and fro).bear, so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.

Proverbs 28:16 The prince that wants.('want' is 'lacking' or, devoid of).understanding is also a great oppressor, but he that hates covetousness prolongs his days.

Proverbs 28:19 He that tills his land shall have plenty of bread, but he that followeth after vain persons shall have poverty enough.

Proverbs 28:20 A faithful man shall abound with blessings, but he that makes haste.(original also, 'presses', is 'urgent').to be rich shall not be innocent.(original, 'guiltless', 'exempt from obligation').

Proverbs 28:21 To have respect of persons is not good. For a piece of bread man will transgress..(that is, the man of ordinary consciousness)

Proverbs 28:22 He that hastes to be rich has an evil eye and considers not that poverty shall come upon him.

Proverbs 28:23 He that rebukes a man afterwards finds more favour than he that flatters with the tongue.

Proverbs 28:24.Whoso robs his father or his mother and says It is no transgression.(figures in his or her warped.mentality that it's ok to steal from family, as it's safer and they can afford to lose it), the same is the companion of a destroyer.(Isaiah 54:16).

Proverbs 28:25 He that is of a proud heart stirs up strife; but he that puts his trust in the LORD is made fat.

Proverbs 28:26 He that trusts in his own heart is a fool.(why?.Proverbs 14:12). But whoso walks wisely is delivered.(or 'escape' as the original has it).

Proverbs 28:27 He that gives unto the poor will not lack, but he that hides his eyes has many a curse.

Proverbs 29:3 Whoso loves wisdom causes his father to rejoice, but he that keeps company with harlots spends his substance.(spends his money on women to gain just a sex time with them and then moving on to another next time he feels a need for sex; always interested in having sex with any woman new to him; a user).

Proverbs 29:7 The righteous considers the cause of the poor. But the wicked regards not to know it.

Proverbs 29:8 Scornful men bring a city into a snare, but wise men turn away wrath.

Proverbs 29:14 The king that faithfully judges the poor, his throne shall be established forever..(more on the poor amongst you:.John 12:8)

Proverbs 29:15 The rod and reproof give wisdom, but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame..(mothers shouldn't be off and away from the primary.responsibility of raising their children)

Proverbs 29:17 Correct thy son and he shall give thee rest, yea, he shall give delight unto thy soul.

Proverbs 29:18 Where there is no vision, the people perish.(original, 'let alone', neglected', ignored'; changes come for the good when one has vision). But he that keeps the law, happy is he..(what law?)

Proverbs 29:20 See a man that is hasty in his words? There is more hope of a fool than of him.

Proverbs 29:21 He that delicately.(with an eye to loving him any way he can; being sensitive to him, caring, kind, make life interesting, set a good example, teaching him, guiding his life for his good and protecting him).bringeth up his servant from a child shall have him become his son at the length.

Proverbs 29:22 An angry man stirs up strife and a furious.(original adds, 'hot in rage').man abounds in transgression (original, 'rebellion'; 'against everything'; some people are constantly cantankerous).

Proverbs 29:23 A man's pride shall bring him low but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit.

Proverbs 29:25 The fear of man brings a snare. But whoso puts his trust in the LORD is safe.

Proverbs 30:5 Every word of God is pure.(original is better rendered 'is able to purify'). He is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.

Proverbs 30:8 Remove far from me vanity and lies. Give me neither poverty.(the state of being poor).nor riches.(why no riches? well, this movie will show why you would not want to be one like these wealthy people who are living the result of where the low consciousness can take one). Feed me with food convenient.(Barnes New Testament Notes says, 'literally, give me for food the bread of my appointed portion':.Matthew 6:11).for me,

Proverbs 30:9 Lest I be full and deny you and say, Who is the LORD? or lest I be poor and steal and take the name of my God in vain.

Stealing is dishonesty and is one of the acts of low consciousness people. Stealing is the same as taking the name of God in vain.

Proverbs 30:10 Accuse not a servant unto his master, lest he curse you and you be found guilty..(be careful in life, don't be accusatory; things can turn around and bite you)

Proverbs 30:11 There is a generation that curses their father and does not bless their mother.

Proverbs 30:12 There is a generation that are pure in their own eyes.(Proverbs 14:12).and yet is not washed from their filthiness..(Psalms 36:2)

Proverbs 30:13 There is a generation, O how lofty are their eyes and their eyelids are lifted up.

Proverbs 30:14 There is a generation, whose teeth are as swords and their jaw teeth as knives, to devour the poor from off the earth and the needy from among men..(more on the poor amongst you:.John 12:8)

Proverbs 30:15,16 The horseleach.(bloodsucker).has two daughters, crying give, give, provide, provide!.(Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary:."cruelty and covetousness are two daughters of the horseleech, that still cry, give, give, provide for me, me, me!").There are three things that are never satisfied, yea four things that never say, It is enough. They are the grave and the barren womb, the earth that is not filled with water and fire..(Solomon is saying in this verse that there are things in everyone's life which are never satisfied and always need more, so learn to live life realizing you too won't have everything in place as you may want)

Proverbs 30:17 The eye that mocks at his father and despises to obey his mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out and the young eagles shall eat it..(*)

Proverbs 30:18,19 There be three things which are too wonderful for me, yea, four which I know not. The way of an eagle in the air, the way of a serpent upon a rock, the way of a ship in the midst of the sea and the way of a man with a maid.

Proverbs 30:20 Such is the way of an adulterous woman; she eates and wipes her mouth and says, I have done no wickedness..(Proverbs 14:12)

Proverbs 30:21 For three things the earth is disquieted and for four which it cannot bear.

Proverbs 30:23 For an odious woman when she is married and a handmaid that is heir.(a maid who's attitude is to seize, that is, takes possession of things belonging to the one who hired her).to her mistress.

Proverbs 30:29-31 There be three things which go well, yea, four are comely in going.(original for 'comely in going' is 'good to walk away from'): A lion which is strongest among beasts and turns not away for any; A greyhound, an he goat also and a king, against whom there is no rising up. 

Proverbs 30:32 If you have done foolishly in lifting up yourself or if you have thought evil, lay your hand upon your mouth..(Barnes New Testament Notes:."the act expresses the silence of humiliation and repentance.(repentance means an attitude of change).after the sin has been committed, and that of self-restraint, which checks the haughty or malignant thought before it has passed even into words."; keep any negative feelings you may have from affecting any situation)

Proverbs 30:33 Surely the churning of milk brings forth butter and the wringing of the nose brings forth blood, so the forcing of wrath brings forth strife.(Proverbs 25:8).

Proverbs 31:1 The words of king Lemuel, the prophecy that his mother taught him.

Proverbs 31:2,3 What, my son? and what, the son of my womb? and what, the son of my vows? Give not your strength unto women.(don't be out screwing around with a lot of women), nor your ways to that which destroys kings.(they get over involved in all they do and this takes their mind away from the character things that'll last beyond life).

Proverbs 31:4 It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine, nor for princes strong drink.

Proverbs 31:5 Lest they drink and forget the law and pervert the judgment of any of the afflicted.

Proverbs 31:6,7 Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts. Let him drink and forget his poverty and remember his misery no more.

Proverbs 31:9 Open thy mouth, judge righteously and plead the cause.(stand up for).of the poor and needy..(more on the poor amongst you:.John 12:8)

Proverbs 31:10-19 Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies. The heart of her husband does safely trust in her, so that he has no need of spoil.(no worry that she will cause loss). She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life. She seeks wool and flax and works willingly with her hands. She is like the merchants' ships as she brings her food from afar.(goes out to shop in order to plan interesting meals). She rises also while it is yet night.(gets up before sunrise to prepare breakfast for her family).and gives meat.(food).to her household and a portion to her maidens.(provides well for the servants). She considers a field and buys it.(adept in real estate transactions). With the fruit of her hands she plants a vineyard.(knows gardening to provide fresh food). She girds.(surrounds).her loins with strength and strengthens her arms.(keeps herself in shape). She perceives that her merchandise is good.(has confidence in her ability to do good work that is appreciated by others). Her candle goes not out by night.(loves her life so much she has to drag herself to bed). She lays her hands to the spindle and her hands hold the distaff.(that which holds the threads she works with in making garments; she's a good sewer)

Proverbs 31:20 She stretches out her hand to the poor.(she's kind, helpful and compassionate); yea, she reaches forth her hands to the needy..(more on the poor amongst you:.John 12:8)

Proverbs 31:21-26 She is not afraid of the snow for her household.(she's made her family ready for winter). For all her household are clothed with scarlet. She makes herself coverings of tapestry.(dresses attractively); her clothing is silk and purple.(makes the finest to adorn herself). Her husband is known in the gates.(does her best to be sure her mate appears well and is respected in public), when he sits among the elders of the land. She makes fine linen and sells it.(an.industrious and enterprising woman).and delivers girdles unto the merchant. Strength and honour are her clothing and she rejoices in times to come.(she's positive and hopeful towards the future; not a sad negative downer). She opens her mouth with wisdom.(she is obviously learned and a thinker and unafraid of interaction with others).and in her tongue is the law of kindness.(not out to hurt another's feelings).

Proverbs 31:27 She looks well to the ways of her household.(takes care of her responsibilities in looking after her family).and eats not the bread of idleness.(not a couch potato, lazing around waiting for life to happen; get out into nature).

Proverbs 31:28 Her children arise up and call her blessed. Her husband also, and he praises her.

Proverbs 31:29 Many daughters have done virtuously, but you excel them all.

Proverbs 31:30 Favour is deceitful and beauty is vain.(but be as beautiful as you can be; important thing is, the spiritual; make that most important in life), but a woman that fears the LORD.(king Lemuel's words from advice of his mother {verse 1} to keep him on the right track of life; this verse 30 is showing an important thing his mother taught him to focus on, a girl who 'sees' and respects the presence of the God in herself), she is worthy of praise.(original for word 'praise' is 'shine', that is, when her youthful charming ways and beauty wane, she will continue to shine and that's the important thing)

Proverbs 31:31 Give her of the fruit of her hands and let her own works praise her in the gates.

....next Old Testament book is Ecclesiastes
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