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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

Proverbs 13

1:2 instruction; (i-5) 'Wisdom' here and in ver. 7 is chokmah . 'Instruction' means also, 'correction,' 'warning,' 'discipline,' Job 36:10 .

Verse 1

13:1 [heareth] (a-4) Some read '... son [is the fruit of] his. ...'

Verse 2

13:2 violence. (b-18) Or 'the desire of the faithless is violence.'

Verse 10

13:10 cometh (c-5) Or 'Only by pride cometh.'

Verse 13

13:13 it; (d-9) i.e. held accountable. Others render 'destroyeth himself.'

Verse 15

13:15 understanding (e-2) Or 'Good sense.' Sachal , as ch. 1.3. hard. (f-12) Or 'rugged.'

Verse 18

13:18 regardeth (g-14) Properly 'keeps' or 'observe' so ch. 15.5.

Verse 20

13:20 depraved. (h-17) Or 'shall smart for it.'

Verse 23

13:23 poor; (a-9) Or 'indigent,' as ver. 8. judgment. (b-19) Or 'that is destroyed through injustice.'

Verse 24

13:24 betimes. (c-16) Lit. 'seeketh him earnestly (or 'early') with discipline.'

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Darby, John. "Commentary on Proverbs 13". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". 1857-67.