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 Proverbs 30:1 - 33
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   Book of Proverbs
   Chapter 30  - Click for Chapter Audio
30:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The words of Agur the son of Jakeh, the oracle. F428 The man declares to Ithiel, to Ithiel and Ucal:
 
30:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Surely I am more stupid R1123 than any man, And I do not have the understanding of a man.
 
30:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Neither have I learned wisdom, Nor do I have the knowledge R1124 of the Holy One.
 
30:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Who has ascended R1125 into heaven and descended? Who has gathered the wind R1126 in His fists? Who has wrapped R1127 the waters in His F429 garment? Who has established R1128 all the ends of the earth? What is His name R1129 or His son's name? Surely you know!
 
30:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Every word R1130 of God is tested; He is a shield R1131 to those who take refuge in Him.
 
30:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Do R1132 not add to His words Or He will reprove you, and you will be proved a liar.
 
30:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Two things I asked of You, Do not refuse me before I die:
 
30:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Keep deception and lies F430 far from me, Give me neither poverty nor riches; Feed me with the food R1133 that is my portion,
 
30:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
That I not be full R1134 and deny You R1135 and say, "Who is the LORD?" Or that I not be in R1136 want and steal, And profane R1137 the name of my God.
 
30:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Do not slander a slave to his master, Or he will curse R1138 you and you will be found guilty.
 
30:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
There is a kind F431 of man who curses R1139 his father And does not bless his mother.
 
30:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
There is a kind F432 who is pure R1140 in his own eyes, Yet is not washed from his filthiness.
 
30:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
There is a kind--oh F433 how lofty R1141 are his eyes! And his eyelids are raised in arrogance.
 
30:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
There is a kind F434 of man whose teeth R1142 are like swords And his jaw R1143 teeth like knives, To devour R1144 the afflicted from the earth And the needy from among men.
 
30:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The leech has two daughters, "Give," "Give." There are three things that will not be satisfied, Four that will not say, "Enough":
 
30:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Sheol, R1145 F435 and the barren R1146 womb, Earth that is never satisfied with water, And fire that never says, "Enough."
 
30:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The eye that mocks R1147 a father And scorns R1148 F436 a mother, The ravens R1149 of the valley will pick it out, And the young eagles R1149 will eat it.
 
30:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
There are three things which are too wonderful for me, Four which I do not understand:
 
30:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The way of an eagle R1150 in the sky, The way of a serpent on a rock, The way of a ship in the middle of the sea, And the way of a man with a maid.
 
30:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
This is the way of an adulterous R1151 woman: She eats and wipes her mouth, And says, "I have done no wrong."
 
30:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Under three things the earth quakes, And under four, it cannot bear up:
 
30:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Under a slave R1152 when he becomes king, And a fool when he is satisfied with food,
 
30:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Under an unloved woman when she gets a husband, And a maidservant when she supplants her mistress.
 
30:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Four things are small on the earth, But they are exceedingly wise:
 
30:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The ants R1153 are not a strong people, But they prepare their food in the summer;
 
30:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The shephanim R1154 F437 are not mighty people, Yet they make their houses in the rocks;
 
30:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The locusts have no king, Yet all of them go out in ranks; R1155
 
30:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The lizard you may grasp with the hands, Yet it is in kings' palaces.
 
30:29 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
There are three things which are stately in their march, Even four which are stately when they walk:
 
30:30 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The lion which is mighty R1156 among beasts And does not retreat R1157 F438 before any,
 
30:31 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The strutting F439 rooster, the male goat also, And a king when his army is with him.
 
30:32 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
If you have been foolish in exalting yourself Or if you have plotted evil, put R1158 your hand on your mouth.
 
30:33 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
For the churning F440 of milk produces butter, And pressing the nose brings forth blood; So the churning F440 of anger R1159 produces strife.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F428 Or burden
F429 Lit the
F430 Lit words of falsehood
F431 Or generation
F432 Or generation
F433 Or generation
F434 Or generation
F435 I.e. The nether world
F436 Lit despises to obey
F437 Small, shy, furry animals (Hyrax syriacus) found in the peninsula of the Sinai, northern Israel, and the region round the Dead Sea; KJV coney, orig NASB badgers
F438 Lit turn back
F439 Lit girt in the loins
F440 Lit pressing

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R1123 Psalms 49:10; 73:22; Proverbs 12:1
R1124 Proverbs 9:10
R1125 Psalms 68:18; John 3:13; Ephesians 4:8
R1126 Exodus 15:10; Psalms 135:7
R1127 Job 26:8;
R1128 Psalms 24:2; Isaiah 45:18
R1129 Revelation 19:12
R1130 Psalms 12:6;
R1131 Psalms 3:3; 84:11; Proverbs 2:7
R1132 Deuteronomy 4:2; 12:32; Revelation 22:18
R1133 Job 23:12; Matthew 6:11
R1134 Deuteronomy 8:12; 31:20; Nehemiah 9:25; Hosea 13:6
R1135 Joshua 24:27; Job 31:28
R1136 Proverbs 6:30
R1137 Exodus 20:7
R1138 Ecclesiastes 7:21
R1139 Exodus 21:17; Proverbs 20:20
R1140 Proverbs 16:2; Isaiah 65:5; Luke 18:11; Titus 1:15,16
R1141 Proverbs 6:17; Isaiah 2:11; 5:15
R1142 Psalms 57:4
R1143 Job 29:17
R1144 Psalms 14:4; Amos 8:4
R1145 Proverbs 27:20
R1146 Genesis 30:1
R1147 Genesis 9:22
R1148 Proverbs 15:20
R1149 Deuteronomy 28:26
R1150 Deuteronomy 28:49; Jeremiah 48:40; 49:22
R1151 Proverbs 5:6
R1152 Proverbs 19:10; Ecclesiastes 10:7
R1153 Proverbs 6:6
R1154 Leviticus 11:5; Psalms 104:18
R1155 Joel 2:7
R1156 Judges 14:18; 2 Samuel 1:23
R1157 Micah 5:8
R1158 Job 21:5; 40:4; Micah 7:16
R1159 Proverbs 10:12; 29:22

 
 

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