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Dan. xii. 3. They that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament.

Ver. 10. The wise shall understand.

Mic. vi. 9. The Lord's voice crieth unto the city, and the man of wisdom shall see thy name.

Matt. vii. 24. He that heareth Christ's sayings and doeth them, shall be likened unto a wise man. See the parable of the ten virgins. Matt. xxv. 1 to 13.

Rom. xvi. 19. I would have you wise unto that which is good, and simple concerning evil.

Eph. v. 15. Walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise.

Ver. 16. Redeeming the time because the days are evil.

Col. iii. 16, Let the word of God dwell in you richly in all wisdom.

iv. 5. Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.

2 Tim. ii. 15. The holy scriptures are able to make thee wise to salvation. See Prov. xxviii. 26. Luke xii. 42.


XIV. A fool's vain pretences to wisdom, he is wise in his own conceit. Job xi. 12. Vain man would be wise.

xii. 2. Ye are the people, and wisdom shall die with you.

xv. 8. Dost thou restrain wisdom to thyself?

xxiii. 4. Cease from thine own wisdom.

xxxii. 9. Great men are not always wise, neither do the aged understand judgment.

Prov. iii. 7. Be not wise in thine own eyes.

xii. 15. The way of a fool is right in his own eyes.

xiv. 2. There is a way that seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.

xxvi. 12. Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit, there is more hope of a fool than of him.

Ver. 16. The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit, than seven men that can render a reason.

xxxviii. 11. The rich man is wise in his own conceit.

Ver. 26. He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool.

Isa. v. 21. Woe to them are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight.

Jer. viii. 8. How do ye say we are wise, and the law of the Lord is with us?

Rom. i. 22. Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools: Ver. 23. And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image.

xi. 25. I would not have you ignorant, &c. lest ye be wise in your own conceit.

xii. 16. Be not wise in your own conceit. See Isa. x. 12, 13.—xix. 11. 1 Cor. iii. 18. 2 Cor. x. 12. Col. ii. 23.

XV. A fool receiveth not instruction. Prov. i. 7. Fools despise wisdom and instruction. Ch. v. 12, 13.

xvii. 16. He hath no heart to get wisdom. Ch. i. 7, 22.

Prov. xviii. 2. He hath no delight in understanding. Ch. xxiv. 7. xvii. 10. A reproof entereth more into a wise man, than an hundred stripes into a fool.

xxvii. 22. Though thou shouldst bray a fool in a morter, yet will not his foolishness depart from him.

x. 21. Fools die for want of wisdom.

XVI. He discovereth his folly. Prov. xiii. 16. A fool layeth open his folly.

xxvi. 11. As a dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to his folly.

Eccl. x. 2. A wise man's heart is at his right hand, but a fool's heart at his left hand.

Ver. 3. When a fool walketh by the way, his wisdom faileth him, and he sayeth to every one, that he is a fool.

XVII. Toward his parents. Prov. x. 1. A wise son maketh a glad father, but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother. Ch. xv. 20. He despiseth his mother.

xv. 5. A fool despiseth his father's instructions.

xvii. 21. He that begetteth a fool doth it to his sorrow, and the father of a fool hath no joy.

Ver. 25. A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bare him.

xix. 13. A foolish son is the calamity of his father. See disobedient and undutiful children, Commandment Fifth.

XVIII. Mischievous. Prov. x. 23. It is a sport to a fool to do mischief.

xiii. 19. It is an abomination to fools to depart from mischief. xvii. 12. Let a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man, rather than a fool in his folly.

XIX. Wrathful. Job v. 2. Wrath killeth the foolish man.
Prov. xii. 16. A fool's wrath is presently known.

xiv. 16. A fool rageth and is confident.

xxvii. 3. A fool's wrath is heavier than both the sand and a stone. xxix. 9. If a wise man contend with a foolish man, whether he rage or laugh, there is no rest.

Eccl. vii. 9. Anger resteth in the bosom of fools. See anger, wrath. XX. Contentious Prov. xviii. 2. A fool's lips enter into contentior. xx. 3. It is an honour for a man to cease from strife, but every ford will be meddling. See contention, strife.

XXI. His words. Prov. xv. 2. The mouth of fools poureth out foolishness. Ver. 28.

xviii. 14. The mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness.

Ver. 7. A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the

- spare of his soul. Ch. x. 14.-xii. 13.-xiii. 3.

xxix. 11. A fool uttereth all his mind.

Eccl. v. 3. A fool's voice is known by the multitude of words. x. 12. The lips of a fool will swallow up himself.

Ver. 13. The beginning of his words is foolishness, and the end of his talk is mischievous madness.

Ver. 14. A fool is fuil of words. See talkativeness, rashness See Prov. xvii. 7.-xxvi. 7.

XXII. His pleasures. Prov. xv. 21. Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom, &c.

xvii. 24. His eyes are in the ends of the earth.

xxx. 22. The earth is disquieted, and cannot bear a fool when he is filled whith meat.

Eccl. vi. 7. His laughter is like the crackling of thorns under a pot.

vii. 4. His heart is in the house of mirth.

XXIII. Treatment for fools. Prov. xiv. 7. Go from the presence of a foolish man, when thou perceivest not in him the lips of knowledge. xxii. 9. Speak not in the ears of a fool, for he will despise the wisdom of thy words. Matt. vii. 6. Cast not your pearl before swine. xxxvi. 1. Honour is not seemly for a fool.

Ver. 3. A rod for the fool's back. Ch. x. 13.-xix. 29.-xxix. 15. Ver. 4. Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou be also like unto him.

Ver. 5. Lest he be wise in his own conceit. See Eccl. x. 5, 6, 7. XXIV. Fally and wickedness the same. Deut. xxxii. 6. Do ye thus requite the Lord, O foolish people and unwise.

Job v. 3. I have seen the foolish taking root, but suddenly I cursed his habitation. Ps. Ix iii. 3, 9, 11, 17, 18.

P3. . 5. The foolish shall not stand in thy sight, thou hatest al the workers of iniquity.

xiv. 1. The fool hath said in his heart there is no God. Ch. liii. t. xxvi. . The wicked hath left off to be wise and to do good. xxxvi 5. My wounds stink and are corrupt because of my foolishness.

Ixix. 5. O God, thou knowest my foolishness, and my sins are not hid from thee.

Ixxiv. 18. O Lord, the foolish people have blasphemed thy name. Ver. 22.

lxxv. 4. I said unto the fools, deal not foolishly, and to the wicked, lift not up the horn.

lxxxv. 8. The Lord will speak peace to his people, and to his saints, but let them not return again to folly.

xciv. 7. They commit wickedness, and say, the Lord shall not see, neither shall the God of Jacob regard it.

Ver. 8. Understand, ye brutish among the people, and, ye fools, when will ye be wise?

Ver. 9. He that planted the car shall he not hear? he that formeth the eye shall he not see?

Ver. 10. He that chasteneth the heathen shall he not correct? he *hat teacheth man knowledge shall he not know? Ps. xcv. 2.

cvii. 17. Fools because of their transgression and because of iniquities are afflicted.

Prov. i. 7. The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Ver. 32. The prosperity of fools shail destroy them.

ix. 6. Forsake the foolish and live, and go in the way of under standing.

xiv. 9. Fools make a mock at sin.


Prov. xv. 21. Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom, but a man of understanding walketh uprightly,

xix 13. The foolishness of man perverteth his way, and his heart fretteth against the Lord.

xxi. 30. There is no wisdom nor understanding, nor counsel against the Lord.

xxiv. 9. The thought of foolishness is sin.

xxvi. 10. The great God that formed all things rewardeth the fool and the transgressor.

xxx. 2. I am more brutish than any man, and have not the understanding of a man.

Ver. 3. I neither learned wisdom, nor have the knowledge of the holy.

Eccl. v. 1. In the house of God, be more ready to hear than to offer the sacrifice of fools.

Ver. 4. God hath no pleasure in fools.

vii. 5. I applied mine heart to know the wickedness of folly.

Jer. iv. 22. My people is foolish, they have not known me, they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge. Ch. v. 4, 21.-x. 8.

viii. 9. They have rejected the word of the Lord, and what wisdom is in them? Ch. xxiii. 13.

Matt. vii. 26. He that doth not Christ's sayings, is like unto a foolish man.

xxv. 3. See the parable of the foolish virgins.

Luke xii. 20. God said, thou fool, this night shall thy soul be re quired of thee.

Ver. 21. So is every one that layeth up treasure for himself and is not rich toward God. See Numb. xii. 11. 1 Sam. xiii. 13. 2 Sam. xxiv. 10. Matt. xxiii. 17, 19. Mark vii. 22. Luke xi. 40.-xxiv. 25. Rom. i. 21. Gal. iii. 1, 3. 1 Pet. ii. 15.


XXV. Patience toward God. Ps. xxxvii. 7. Rest in the Lord and wait patiently for him, fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass. xl. 1. I waited patiently for the Lord, and he heard me.

Luke viii. 15. The seed sown on the good ground, are they which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.

xxi. 19. In your patience possess your soul.

Rom. ii. 6. To them who by patient continuing in well-doing, seek for glory, honour and immortality, God will give eternal life. Ver. 7. v. 3. We glory in tribulation, knowing that tribulation worketh patience.

Ver. 4. And patience experience; and experience hope. Ch.

xii. 12.

viii. 25. If we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.

xii. 12. Rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, continuing inprayer.

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Rom. xv. 4. Whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.

2 Cor. vi. 4. In all things approving ourselves as the ministers of Christ in much patience, in afflictions, in distresses, in-necessities. xii. 12. The signs of an apostle were wrought among you in all patience, in signs and wonders and mighty deeds.

Col. i. 11. Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and long-suffering with joyfulness.

1 Thess. i. 2, 3. We give thanks, remembering your work of faith and labour of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, in the sight of God our Father.

2 Thess. i. 4. We glory in you for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations.

iii. 5. The Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ.

Heb. vi. 12. Be ye followers of them, who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

Ver. 15. Abraham, after he had patiently endured, obtained the promise.

x. 36. Ye have need of patience, that after ye have done the will of God ye might receive the promise.

xii. 1. Let us run with patience the race set before us, &c. James i. 3. The trying of your faith worketh patience.

Ver. 4. Let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be entire, wanting nothing.

v. 7. Be patient unto the coming of the Lord. The husbandman hath long patience.

Ver. 8. Be ye also patient, stablish yourselves, for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh.

Ver. 10. Take the prophets who have spoken in the name of the Lord for an example of suffering affliction with patience.

Ver. 11. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord, that the Lord is very pitiful and of tender mercy. 1 Pet. ii. 20. If when ye do well and suffer for it, ye take it patiently, this is acceptable with God.

Rev. i. 9. 1 John am your brother and companion in tribulation, and in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ.

ii. 2. I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience.

Ver. 3. And hast borne, and hast patience for my name's sake, and hast laboured and hast not fainted.

Ver. 19. I know thy works, and charity, and service, and faith, and patience.

iii. 10. Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation.

xiii. 10. Here is the patience and faith of the saints.

xiv. 12. Here is the patience of the saints, here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.

XXVI. Patience toward men. Eccl. vii. 8. The patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.

1 Thess. v. 14. Be patient toward all men.

1 Tim. iii. 3. A bishop must be blameless, patients

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