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PROVERBS VIII. 1, 6–20.
. I shall
dom | cry,
| voice? Hear, for I will speak
lent things ; And the opening of my lips
be | right
| things. 2 For my mouth
shall | ut. ter | truth ; And wickedness is an abon
tion to my | lips. All the words of my month. are in | right eous. | ness; There is nothing crooked
. | or
per. I verse in | them. 3 They are all plain to him
that / un
der- | standeth,
| knowledge. Receive ny instruction,
., and not | silver ; And knowledge
| rather . than | choice | gold. 4 For wisdom.
is | better than | rubies;
be com. | pared unto | her. I wisdom have made súbt
il. I ty
my dwelling, And find out
. I know. ledge | and dis- cretion. 5 The fear of the Lord
is to hate
and the fro. ward | mouth, . do I I hate. Counsel is mine,
and | sound I knowledge: I am ún.
der- , stand. ing; 11 have | might. 6 By me
| princes , de-
| justice. By mé
| rule, And nobles, even all.
the I judg.
| of the
| earth. 7 I love thém
that I love
| me; And those that seek me
gent- | ly shall | find me. Riches and honour
| are with | me; Yea, durable
| riches . and I right eous. | ness. 8 My fruit
is better , than | gold.
| gold. And .
my / re
| ver. 9 I walk in the way
of right eous. | ness, In. .
the midst . of the paths of I judgment : That I may cause those that love
to in- her it | substance,
their | treasuries. GLORIA PATRI.
PROVERBS VIII. 1, 22-36.
B. ST. J. B. JOULE.
dom | cry,
(By permission of Novello and Company, Liraited.) 1 DÓTA
not / wisAnd un
der- | standing · put | forth The Lord possessed me in the beginning | of His
| way, Be
. | fore His | works
2 I was set up from everlasting,
the be- / giuning,
was. When there were no depths. I was brought
| forth; When there were no fountains
. a- | bound
| ing with | water.
the mountains.werel settled, Before
TI brought | forth:
the | world. 4 When He established the heavens,
| there : When He set a circle
np. on the
of the deep: When He made firm
the / skies
1 AND there shall come forth a shoot
out of the stock of | Jesse,
of wisdom. and | un der. I standing, 2 The spirit ..
of counsel. and I might, The spirit of knowledge
| and of the fear of the Lord;
sight of His eyes, * neither re-
. after the hear ing of His | ears:
| of the | earth : And He shall smite the earth, with the rod of. His | mouth, And with the breath of His lips . . | shall He
the | wicked. 4 And righteousness shall be the girdle. I of His I loins, And faithfulness
His | reins.
shall | dwell. with the lamb, And the léopard
shall | lie
| down . with the kid; 5 And the calf and the young lion
and the fatling, to | gether; And
a 1 lit
tle | child shall | lead them. And the cow and the bear shall feed; their young ones shall lie
down to | gether: And the lion shall éat
the | ox.
per's | lair,
My | ho
ly | mountain :
ters | cover. the | sea.
8 Sing unto the Lord ;* for He hath dóne | excel lent | things: Let this.
be | known in | all
9 Cry aloud and shout, thou in- | habi. tant of | Zion: For great is the Holy One of Israel I in the | midst GLORIA PATRI.
3 Therefore shall the strong people .I glori. fy | Thee, The city of the terrible .
| nations, shall | fear For Thou hast been a strong hold .
| poor, A strong hold . .
to the needy , in
dis. I tress,
| us :
6 And it shall be said in that day,* Ló, I this is . our | God; We have waited for Him, and | He
will save This is the Lord ;
we have I waited , for | Him, We will be glad
and re- 1 joice in GLORIA PATRI.