Observations of publick government,
Proverbs 29:1 He that being often reproved stiffeneth his neck, suddenly shall be hurt, and there be no healing. Proverbs 29:2 When the righteous become great, the people rejoice, but, when a lawless man beareth rule, a people sigh. Proverbs 29:3 A man who loveth wisdom, gladdeneth his father, but, a companion of harlots, destroyeth wealth. Proverbs 29:4 A king, by justice, shall establish a land,but, a man open to bribes, bringeth it to ruin. Proverbs 29:5 A man who flattereth his neighbour, spreadeth, a net, over his steps. Proverbs 29:6 In the transgression of a wicked man, is a snare, but, the righteous, doth shout in triumph and rejoice. Proverbs 29:7 The righteous doth acknowledge the plea of the poor, but, the lawless, regardeth not knowledge. Proverbs 29:8 Men given to mockery, inflame a city,but, wise men, turn away anger. Proverbs 29:9 A wise man pleading with a foolish man, whether he rage or laugh, there is no settlement. Proverbs 29:10 Blood-thirsty men, hate the blameless man, and, as for the upright, they seek his life. Proverbs 29:11 All his anger, doth a dullard let go, but, a wise man, by keeping it back, stilleth it. Proverbs 29:12 When a ruler giveth heed to the word of falsehood, all his attendants, become lawless. Proverbs 29:13 The poor man and the man of usury, meet together, he that enlighteneth the eyes of them both, is Yahweh. Proverbs 29:14 When a king judgeth faithfully the poor, his throne, to futurity, shall be established.
and of private.
Proverbs 29:15 A rod with rebuke, giveth wisdom, but, a youth unrestrained, bringeth shame to his mother. Proverbs 29:16 When the lawless become great, transgression increaseth, but, the righteous, shall behold, their ruin. Proverbs 29:17 Correct thy son, that he may give thee rest, that he may give delight to thy soul. Proverbs 29:18 Where there is no vision, a people is let loose, but, he that keepeth instruction, how happy is he! Proverbs 29:19 By words, a servant will not be corrected, though he perceiveth, yet is there no answer. Proverbs 29:20 Thou hast seen a man hasty in his words,there is, more hope of a dullard, than of him. Proverbs 29:21 He that dealeth tenderly with his servant from childhood, in his after life, shall have him for a son.
Of anger, pride, thievery, cowardice, and corruption.
Proverbs 29:22 A man given to anger, stirreth up strife, and, he that exceedeth in wrath, aboundeth in transgression. Proverbs 29:23 The loftiness of a man, layeth him low,but, one of a lowly spirit, shall attain unto honour. Proverbs 29:24 He that shareth with a thief, hateth himself, an oath, he heareth, yet may not tell. Proverbs 29:25 The fear of man, setteth a snare, but, he that trusteth in Yahweh, shall be placed on high. Proverbs 29:26 Many, seek the face of a ruler, but, from Yahweh, is the sentence of each one. Proverbs 29:27 An abomination to the righteous, is the man of perversity, and, an abomination to the lawless, is a man of straightforward way.