Observations of publick government,
Proverbs 29:1 A man often reproved, hardening the neck, Is suddenly broken, and there is no healing. Proverbs 29:2 In the multiplying of the righteous the people rejoice, And in the ruling of the wicked the people sigh. Proverbs 29:3 A man loving wisdom rejoiceth his father, And a friend of harlots destroyeth wealth. Proverbs 29:4 A king by judgment establisheth a land, And one receiving gifts throweth it down. Proverbs 29:5 A man taking a portion above his neighbour, Spreadeth a net for his own steps. Proverbs 29:6 In the transgression of the evil [is] a snare, And the righteous doth sing and rejoice. Proverbs 29:7 The righteous knoweth the plea of the poor, The wicked understandeth not knowledge. Proverbs 29:8 Men of scorning ensnare a city, And the wise turn back anger. Proverbs 29:9 A wise man is judged by the foolish man, And he hath been angry, And he hath laughed, and there is no rest. Proverbs 29:10 Men of blood hate the perfect, And the upright seek his soul. Proverbs 29:11 A fool bringeth out all his mind, And the wise till afterwards restraineth it. Proverbs 29:12 A ruler who is attending to lying words, All his ministers [are] wicked. Proverbs 29:13 The poor and the man of frauds have met together, Jehovah is enlightening the eyes of them both. Proverbs 29:14 a king that is judging truly the poor, His throne for ever is established.
and of private.
Proverbs 29:15 A rod and reproof give wisdom, And a youth let away is shaming his mother. Proverbs 29:16 In the multiplying of the wicked transgression multiplieth, And the righteous on their fall do look. Proverbs 29:17 Chastise thy son, and he giveth thee comfort, Yea, he giveth delights to thy soul. Proverbs 29:18 Without a Vision is a people made naked, And whoso is keeping the law, O his happiness! Proverbs 29:19 By words a servant is not instructed though he understand, And there is nothing answering. Proverbs 29:20 Thou hast seen a man hasty in his words! More hope of a fool than of him. Proverbs 29:21 Whoso is bringing up his servant delicately, from youth, [At] his latter end also he is continuator.
Of anger, pride, thievery, cowardice, and corruption.
Proverbs 29:22 An angry man stirreth up contention, And a furious man is multiplying transgression. Proverbs 29:23 The pride of man humbleth him, And humility of spirit upholdeth honour. Proverbs 29:24 Whoso is sharing with a thief is hating his own soul, Execration he heareth, and telleth not. Proverbs 29:25 Fear of man causeth a snare, And the confident in Jehovah is set on high. Proverbs 29:26 Many are seeking the face of a ruler, And from Jehovah [is] the judgment of each. Proverbs 29:27 An abomination to the righteous [is] the perverse man, And an abomination to the wicked [is] the upright in the way!