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Proverbs 30

TMBA 1 The words of Agur the son of Jakeh, even the prophecy: the man spoke unto Ithiel, even unto Ithiel and Ucal: NIV 1 The sayings of Agur son of Jakeh--an oracle: This man declared to Ithiel, to Ithiel and to Ucal: TMBA 2 Surely I am more brutish than any man, and have not the understanding of a man. NIV 2 "I am the most ignorant of men; I do not have a man's understanding. TMBA 3 I neither learned wisdom, nor have the knowledge of the holy. NIV 3 I have not learned wisdom, nor have I knowledge of the Holy One. TMBA 4 Who hath ascended up into heaven or hath 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? NIV 4 Who has gone up to heaven and come down? Who has gathered up the wind in the hollow of his hands? Who has wrapped up the waters in his cloak? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is his name, and the name of his son? Tell me if you know! TMBA 5 Every word of God is pure; He is a shield unto them that put their trust in Him. NIV 5 "Every word of God is flawless; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him. TMBA 6 Add thou not unto His words, lest He reprove thee and thou be found a liar. NIV 6 Do not add to his words, or he will rebuke you and prove you a liar. TMBA 7 Two things have I required of Thee; deny me them not before I die: NIV 7 "Two things I ask of you, O LORD; do not refuse me before I die: TMBA 8 Remove far from me vanity and lies; give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me only food sufficient for me, NIV 8 Keep falsehood and lies far from me; give me neither poverty nor riches, but give me only my daily bread. TMBA 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. NIV 9 Otherwise, I may have too much and disown you and say, 'Who is the LORD?' Or I may become poor and steal, and so dishonor the name of my God. TMBA 10 Accuse not a servant unto his master, lest he curse thee and thou be found guilty. NIV 10 "Do not slander a servant to his master, or he will curse you, and you will pay for it. TMBA 11 There is a generation that curseth their father, and doth not bless their mother. NIV 11 "There are those who curse their fathers and do not bless their mothers; TMBA 12 There is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, and yet is not washed from their filthiness. NIV 12 those who are pure in their own eyes and yet are not cleansed of their filth; TMBA 13 There is a generation -- O how lofty are their eyes, and their eyelids are lifted up! NIV 13 those whose eyes are ever so haughty, whose glances are so disdainful; TMBA 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. NIV 14 those whose teeth are swords and whose jaws are set with knives to devour the poor from the earth, the needy from among mankind. TMBA 15 The horseleech hath two daughters, crying, "Give, give!" There are three things that are never satisfied, yea, four things that say not, "It is enough": NIV 15 "The leech has two daughters. 'Give! Give!' they cry. "There are three things that are never satisfied, four that never say, 'Enough!': TMBA 16 the grave, the barren womb, the earth that is not filled with water, and the fire that saith not, "It is enough." NIV 16 the grave, the barren womb, land, which is never satisfied with water, and fire, which never says, 'Enough!' TMBA 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. NIV 17 "The eye that mocks a father, that scorns obedience to a mother, will be pecked out by the ravens of the valley, will be eaten by the vultures. TMBA 18 There are three things which are too wonderful for me, yea, four which I know not: NIV 18 "There are three things that are too amazing for me, four that I do not understand: TMBA 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. NIV 19 the way of an eagle in the sky, the way of a snake on a rock, the way of a ship on the high seas, and the way of a man with a maiden. TMBA 20 Such is the way of an adulterous woman: she eateth, and wipeth her mouth, and saith, "I have done no wickedness." NIV 20 "This is the way of an adulteress: She eats and wipes her mouth and says, 'I've done nothing wrong.' TMBA 21 For three things the earth is disquieted, and for four which it cannot bear: NIV 21 "Under three things the earth trembles, under four it cannot bear up: TMBA 22 for a servant when he reigneth, and a fool when he is filled with meat, NIV 22 a servant who becomes king, a fool who is full of food, TMBA 23 for an odious woman when she is married, and a handmaid who is heir to her mistress. NIV 23 an unloved woman who is married, and a maidservant who displaces her mistress. TMBA 24 There are four things which are little upon the earth, but they are exceeding wise: NIV 24 "Four things on earth are small, yet they are extremely wise: TMBA 25 the ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer; NIV 25 Ants are creatures of little strength, yet they store up their food in the summer; TMBA 26 the conies are but a feeble folk, yet they make their houses in the rocks; NIV 26 coneys are creatures of little power, yet they make their home in the crags; TMBA 27 the locusts have no king, yet they go forth, all of them in ranks; NIV 27 locusts have no king, yet they advance together in ranks; TMBA 28 the spider taketh hold with her hands, and is in kings' palaces. NIV 28 a lizard can be caught with the hand, yet it is found in kings' palaces. TMBA 29 There are three things which go well, yea, four which are comely in their goings: NIV 29 "There are three things that are stately in their stride, four that move with stately bearing: TMBA 30 a lion which is strongest among beasts, and turneth not away for any; NIV 30 a lion, mighty among beasts, who retreats before nothing; TMBA 31 a greyhound, a hegoat also, and a king against whom there is no rising up. NIV 31 a strutting rooster, a he-goat, and a king with his army around him. TMBA 32 If thou hast done foolishly in exalting thyself, or if thou hast thought evil, lay thine hand upon thy mouth. NIV 32 "If you have played the fool and exalted yourself, or if you have planned evil, clap your hand over your mouth! TMBA 33 Surely the churning of milk bringeth forth butter, and the wringing of the nose bringeth forth blood: so the stirring of wrath bringeth forth strife. NIV 33 For as churning the milk produces butter, and as twisting the nose produces blood, so stirring up anger produces strife."