Proverbs Chapter 25 Young's Literal Translation

Proverbs 25:1

Also these are Proverbs of Solomon, that men of Hezekiah king of Judah transcribed: --

Proverbs 25:2

The honour of God `is' to hide a thing, And the honour of kings to search out a matter.

Proverbs 25:3

The heavens for height, and the earth for depth, And the heart of kings -- `are' unsearchable.

Proverbs 25:4

Take away dross from silver, And a vessel for the refiner goeth forth,

Proverbs 25:5

Take away the wicked before a king, And established in righteousness is his throne.

Proverbs 25:6

Honour not thyself before a king, And in the place of the great stand not.

Proverbs 25:7

For better `that' he hath said to thee, `Come thou up hither,' Than `that' he humble thee before a noble, Whom thine eyes have seen.

Proverbs 25:8

Go not forth to strive, haste, turn, What dost thou in its latter end, When thy neighbour causeth thee to blush?

Proverbs 25:9

Thy cause plead with thy neighbour, And the secret counsel of another reveal not,

Proverbs 25:10

Lest the hearer put thee to shame, And thine evil report turn not back.

Proverbs 25:11

Apples of gold in imagery of silver, `Is' the word spoken at its fit times.

Proverbs 25:12

A ring of gold, and an ornament of pure gold, `Is' the wise reprover to an attentive ear.

Proverbs 25:13

As a vessel of snow in a day of harvest, `So is' a faithful ambassador to those sending him, And the soul of his masters he refresheth.

Proverbs 25:14

Clouds and wind, and rain there is none, `Is' a man boasting himself in a false gift.

Proverbs 25:15

By long-suffering is a ruler persuaded, And a soft tongue breaketh a bone.

Proverbs 25:16

Honey thou hast found -- eat thy sufficiency, Lest thou be satiated `with' it, and hast vomited it.

Proverbs 25:17

Withdraw thy foot from thy neighbour's house, Lest he be satiated `with' thee, and have hated thee.

Proverbs 25:18

A maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow, `Is' the man testifying against his neighbour a false testimony.

Proverbs 25:19

A bad tooth, and a tottering foot, `Is' the confidence of the treacherous in a day of adversity.

Proverbs 25:20

Whoso is taking away a garment in a cold day, `Is as' vinegar on nitre, And a singer of songs on a sad heart.

Proverbs 25:21

If he who is hating thee doth hunger, cause him to eat bread, And if he thirst, cause him to drink water.

Proverbs 25:22

For coals thou art putting on his head, And Jehovah giveth recompense to thee.

Proverbs 25:23

A north wind bringeth forth rain, And a secret tongue -- indignant faces.

Proverbs 25:24

Better to sit on a corner of a roof, Than `with' a woman of contentions, and a house of company.

Proverbs 25:25

`As' cold waters for a weary soul, So `is' a good report from a far country.

Proverbs 25:26

A spring troubled, and a fountain corrupt, `Is' the righteous falling before the wicked.

Proverbs 25:27

The eating of much honey is not good, Nor a searching out of one's own honour -- honour.

Proverbs 25:28

A city broken down without walls, `Is' a man without restraint over his spirit!