June 30, 1998 = = Prov 22:29
Have you beheld a man skillful in his work? Before kings is where he will station himself; he will not station himself before commonplace men.
June 29, 1998 = = Prov 23:14
With the rod you yourself should beat him, that you may deliver his very soul from Sheol itself.
June 28, 1998 = = Prov 23:13
Do not hold back discipline from the mere boy. In case you beat him with the rod, he will not die.
June 27, 1998 = = Eccl 11:4
He that is watching the wind will not sow seed; and he that is looking at the clouds will not reap.
June 26, 1998 = = Eccl 12:12
As regards anything besides these, my son, take a warning: To the making of many books there is no end, and much devotion [to them] is wearisome to the flesh.
June 25, 1998 = = Prov 23:9
Into the ears of a stupid one do not speak, for he will despise your discreet words.
June 24, 1998 = = Prov 15:23
A man has rejoicing in the answer of his mouth, and a word at its right time is O how good!
June 23, 1998 = = Prov 4:22
My son, my words are life to those finding them and health to all their flesh.
June 22, 1998 = = Eccl 10:1
Dead flies are what cause the oil of the ointment maker to stink, to bubble forth. [So] a little foolishness does to one who is precious for wisdom and glory.
June 21, 1998 = = Prov 6:23
For the commandment is a lamp, and a light the law is, and the reproofs of discipline are the way of life.
June 20, 1998 = = Prov 6:12,13
A good-for-nothing man, a man of hurtfulness, is walking with crookedness of speech,
winking with his eye, making signs with his foot, making indications with his fingers.
June 19, 1998 = = Prov 6:6
Go to the ant, you lazy one; see its ways and become wise.
June 18, 1998 = = Prov 5:15
Drink water out of your own cistern, and tricklings out of the midst of your own well.
June 17, 1998 = = Prov 4:23
More than all else that is to be guarded, safeguard your heart, for out of it are the sources of life.
June 16, 1998 = = Prov 3:12
The one whom Jehovah loves he reproves, even as a father does a son in whom he finds pleasure.
June 15, 1998 = = Prov 1:22
"How long will you inexperienced ones keep loving inexperience, and [how long] must you ridiculers desire for yourselves outright ridicule, and [how long] will you stupid ones keep hating knowledge?"
June 14, 1998 = = Prov 1:20
True wisdom itself keeps crying aloud in the very street. In the public squares it keeps giving forth its voice.
June 13, 1998 = = Prov 25:17
Make your foot rare at the house of your fellowman, that he may not have his sufficiency of you and certainly hate you.
June 12, 1998 = = Prov 11:17
A man of loving-kindness is dealing rewardingly with his own soul, but the cruel person is bringing ostracism upon his own organism.
June 11, 1998 = = Prov 24:17,18
When your enemy falls, do not rejoice; and when he is caused to stumble, may your heart not be joyful,
that Jehovah may not see and it be bad in his eyes and he certainly turn back his anger from against him.
June 10, 1998 = = Eccl 10:15
The hard work of the stupid ones makes them weary, because not one has come to know how to go to the city.
June 09, 1998 = = Eccl 4:9
Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their hard work.
June 08, 1998 = = Prov 25:15
By patience a commander is induced, and a mild tongue itself can break a bone.
June 07, 1998 = = Prov 25:6
Do not do yourself honor before the king, and in the place of great ones do not stand.
June 06, 1998 = = Prov 28:5
Men given to badness cannot understand judgment, but those who are seeking Jehovah can understand everything.
June 05, 1998 = = Prov 24:21
My son, fear Jehovah and the king. With those who are for a change, do not intermeddle.
June 04, 1998 = = Eccl 7:3
Better is vexation than laughter, for by the crossness of the face the heart becomes better.
June 03, 1998 = = Prov 30:8
Untruth and the lying word put far away from me. Give me neither poverty nor riches. Let me devour the food prescribed for me.
June 02, 1998 = = Prov 21:28
A lying witness will perish, but the man that is listening will speak even forever.
June 01, 1998 = = Prov 21:31
The horse is something prepared for the day of battle, but salvation belongs to Jehovah.