A New Translation Of The Book Of Psalms And Of The Proverbs; With Introductions, And Notes, Chiefly…

Paperback | May 16, 2012

byGeorge Rapall Noyes

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868 Excerpt: ... For through the window of my house, Through the lattice I was looking forth, 7 And I saw among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, A young man void of understanding. 8 He was passing through the street near her corner, And was going the way to her house, 9 At twilight, in the evening. At midnight, yea, in the thick darkness. 10 And, behold, a woman met him, In the "attire of a harlot, and subtle of heart,--11 One noisy and unruly, Whose feet abide not in her house; 12 Who is now in the streets, now in the broad places, And lurketh near every corner. 13 She caught hold-of him and kissed him, And with a shameless face said to him, 14 "Thank-offerings have been upon me, And this day have I performed my vows; 15 Therefore came I forth to meet thee,--Diligently to seek thy face, and I have found thee! 16 I have spread my bed with coverlets, With tapestry of the thread of Egypt. 17 I have sprinkled my bed With myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon. 18 Come, let us take our fill of love until the morning; Let us solace ourselves with caresses. 19 For the good-man is not at home; He is gone a long journey; 20 He hath taken a purse of money with him; At the day of the full moon he will return." 21 By her much fair speech she seduced him; By the smoothness of her lips she drew him away. 22 He goeth after her straightway, As an ox goeth to the slaughter, Or as one in fetters to the chastisement of the fool, 23 Till an arrow strike through his liver;--As a bird hasteneth into the snare, And knoweth not that it is laid for its life. 24 Now, therefore, ye children, hearken to me, And attend to the words of my mouth! 28 Let not thy heart turn aside to her ways; Go not astray in her paths! 26 For many are the wounded which she hath cast down; Yea, countless...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868 Excerpt: ... For through the window of my house, Through the lattice I was looking forth, 7 And I saw among the simple ones, I discerned amo...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:142 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.3 inPublished:May 16, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217674062

ISBN - 13:9780217674065

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