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The Words, Sayings, And Wisdom Of Agur

By Pilgrim, Mar 30, 2018 | |
  1. Proverbs 30
    The Words, Sayings, And Wisdom Of Agur

    Proverbs Chapter 30 • Daily Reading by Pastor Chopper Ward

    Proverbs 30
    King James Version

    The words of Agur the son of Jakeh, even the prophecy:
    the man spake unto Ithiel, even unto Ithiel and Ucal,​

    2 Surely I am more brutish than any man,
    and have not the understanding of a man.​
    3 I neither learned wisdom,
    nor have the knowledge of the holy.​

    4 Who hath ascended up into heaven, or descended?
    who hath gathered the wind in his fists?
    who hath bound the waters in a garment?
    who hath established all the ends of the earth?
    what is his name,
    and what is his son's name,
    if thou canst tell?​

    5 Every word of God is pure:
    he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.​
    6 Add thou not unto his words,
    lest he reprove thee, and thou be found a liar.​

    7 Two things have I required of thee;
    deny me them not before I die:​
    8 Remove far from me vanity and lies:
    give me neither poverty nor riches;
    feed me with food convenient for me:​
    9 Lest I be full, and deny thee,
    and say, Who is the Lord?
    or lest I be poor, and steal,
    and take the name of my God in vain.​

    10 Accuse not a servant unto his master,
    lest he curse thee, and thou be found guilty.​

    11 There is a generation that curseth their father,
    and doth not bless their mother.​
    12 There is a generation that are pure in their own eyes,
    and yet is not washed from their filthiness.​
    13 There is a generation, O how lofty are their eyes!
    and their eyelids are lifted up.​
    14 There is a generation, whose teeth are as swords,
    and their jaw teeth as knives,
    to devour the poor from off the earth,
    and the needy from among men.​

    15 The horseleach hath two daughters, crying,
    Give, give.
    There are three things that are never satisfied,
    yea, four things say not, It is enough:​
    16 The grave;
    and the barren womb;
    the earth that is not filled with water;
    and the fire that saith not, It is enough.​

    17 The eye that mocketh at his father,
    and despiseth to obey his mother,
    the ravens of the valley shall pick it out,
    and the young eagles shall eat it.​

    18 There be three things which are too wonderful for me,
    yea, four which I know not:​
    19 The way of an eagle in the air;
    the way of a serpent upon a rock;
    the way of a ship in the midst of the sea;
    and the way of a man with a maid.​

    20 Such is the way of an adulterous woman;
    she eateth, and wipeth her mouth, and saith,
    I have done no wickedness.​

    21 For three things the earth is disquieted,
    and for four which it cannot bear:​
    22 For a servant when he reigneth;
    and a fool when he is filled with meat;​
    23 For an odious woman when she is married;
    and an handmaid that is heir to her mistress.​

    24 There be four things which are little upon the earth,
    but they are exceeding wise:​
    25 The ants are a people not strong,
    yet they prepare their meat in the summer;​
    26 The conies are but a feeble folk,
    yet make they their houses in the rocks;​
    27 The locusts have no king,
    yet go they forth all of them by bands;​
    28 The spider taketh hold with her hands,
    and is in kings' palaces.​

    29 There be three things which go well,
    yea, four are comely in going:​
    30 A lion which is strongest among beasts,
    and turneth not away for any;​
    31 A greyhound; an he goat also;
    and a king, against whom there is no rising up.​

    32 If thou hast done foolishly in lifting up thyself,
    or if thou hast thought evil, lay thine hand upon thy mouth.​
    33 Surely the churning of milk bringeth forth butter,
    and the wringing of the nose bringeth forth blood:
    so the forcing of wrath bringeth forth strife.

    Every Word Of God Is Pure

    About Author

    Trusting and Obeying the God of Truth: Loving others within the limits that truth allows. "...not as though I wrote to thee a new commandment, but that which we had from the beginning, that we love one another. And this is love, that we walk according to his commandments; this is the commandment, just as you have heard from the beginning, so that you should walk in it." —2 John 1:5-6


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