Proverbs 23 ©
Various observations of moral virtues and their contrary vices.
oApply thine heart unto instruction, and thine ears to the words of knowledge.
Thou shalt beat him with the rod, and shalt qdeliver his soul from hell.
bBuy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.
The cfather of the righteous shall greatly rejoice: and he that begetteth a wise child shall have joy of him.
Thy father and thy mother shall be glad, and dshe that bare thee shall rejoice.
They that tarry long at the wine; they that go to seek mixed wine.
lThine eyes shall behold *strange women, and thine heart shall utter perverse things.
Yea, mthou shalt be as he that lieth down 8in the midst of the sea, or as he that lieth upon the top of a mast.