Proverbs Chapters 1-10 Star Chart: Clockwise from when (Cepheus) Christ "stretched out" his hand, and no man regarded" (1:24) in crucifixion in April 31 AD and "I will (Aquarius) pour my (Milky Way) spirit upon you" (1:23) in June 31 AD till "They shall eat the (solar fiery or lunar) fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own (Andromeda-shackle and Pisces-rope captivity) devices" (1:31) in Sept. 70 AD when the Temple was burned and Jews were taken into captivity which will "swallow them as (lunar open mouth) sheol" (1:12) is 473° months or one complete lap of 360° + 113°. This is the "dark saying" (1:6) in chapter one.
Then, clockwise from "in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.... from the beginning ... When there were no depths, I (wisdom) was brought forth; when there were no fountains abounding with water. Before the mountains were settled, before the hills was I brought forth: While as yet he had not made the earth, nor the fields, nor the highest part of the dust of the world. When he prepared the heavens, I (wisdom) was there: when he set a (red radius) compass upon the face of the depth: When he established the clouds above: when he strengthened the fountains of the deep: When he gave to the (Aquarius) sea his decree, that the waters should not pass his commandment: when he appointed the foundations of the earth" (Pr. 8:22-29) in 3960 BC till "Wisdom hath builded her (red radius) house, she hath (lunar axe; Bootes, Hercules, Perseus & Orion) hewn out her seven pillars" (Pr. 9:1) in 967 BC when Solomon "began to build the house of the Lord" (1 Ki. 6:1) is eight laps of 360° (or 2880° years) + 113° years. The seven "pillars" of wisdom are men (Gal. 2:9) from Creation in 3960 BC till 967 BC. "Seven men who can render a reason" (Pr. 26:16). They are Noah, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, Moses and David. The birth date of each is given (except Noah).
Our King (Yeshua-Cepheus) "Stretched Out His Hand
(in Crucifixion) and No Man Regarded" (Proverbs 1-10)
1 The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel;
2 To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding;
3 To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity;
4 To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion.
5 A wise man will (lunar) hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:
6 To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings (star chart messages).
7 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
8 My son, (lunar ear) hear the instruction of thy (Castor) father, and forsake not the law of thy (Pollux) mother:
9 For they shall be an ornament of (solar or lunar) grace unto thy (Pollux) head, and (red radius) chains about thy (Castor) neck.
10 My son, if (Gemini) sinners entice thee, consent thou not.
11 If they (lunar open mouth) say, Come with us, let us lay wait for (red radius) blood, let us lurk privily for the innocent without cause:
12 Let us (lunar open mouth) swallow them up alive as the grave; and whole, as those that go down into the (lunar) pit:
13 We shall find all precious (solar golden) substance, we shall fill our (red radius) houses with spoil:
14 Cast in thy (lunar) lot among us; let us all have one (lunar) purse:
15 My son, walk not thou in the way with them; refrain thy foot from their (Milky Way) path:
16 For their feet run to evil, and make haste to shed (red radius) blood.
17 Surely in vain the (red radius) net is spread in the (lunar eyeball) sight of any (Corvus, Aquila, Cygnus, and Lyra) bird.
18 And they lay wait for their own (red radius) blood; they lurk privily for their own (Gemini) lives.
19 So are the ways of every one that is greedy of (solar golden) gain; which taketh away the life of the (Gemini) owners thereof.
20 (lunar open mouth) Wisdom crieth without; she uttereth her (red radius) voice in the (Milky Way) streets:
21 She crieth in the chief place of concourse, in the openings of the (solar golden) gates: in the city she uttereth her (red radius) words, saying,
22 How long, ye simple (Gemini) ones, will ye love simplicity? and the (Gemini) scorners delight in their (red radius) scorning, and (Gemini) fools hate knowledge?
23 Turn you at my (red radius) reproof: behold, I (Aquarius) will pour out my (Milky Way) spirit unto you (June 31 AD), I will make known my (red radius) words unto you.
24 Because I have (red radius) called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my (Pollux) hand (Crucifixion in April 31 AD), and no man regarded;
25 But ye have set at nought all my counsel, and would none of my reproof:
26 I also will (Lunar open mouth) laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear cometh;
27 When your fear cometh as (Gemini) desolation, and your (solar fiery) destruction cometh as a (Milky Way) whirlwind (Sep 70 AD); when distress and anguish cometh upon you.
28 Then shall they (Gemini red radius) call upon me (the Shekinah Glory), but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me:
29 For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the Lord:
30 They would none of my (red radius) counsel: they despised all my (red radius) reproof.
31 Therefore shall they (lunar open mouth) eat of the (solar fiery) fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own (Andromeda shackles and Pisces leash) devices.
32 For the turning away of the (Gemini) simple shall (red radius) slay them, and the (solar golden) prosperity of (Gemini) fools shall (red radius) destroy them.
"Excess has ruined many a foolish man; for it is difficult to keep the mean when good things abound." (Theogony 693)
"Many who, possessing a part, not being contented but desirous to be lords of all, have by this means lost what was their own; and many who have acquired the much-wished-for metal, gold, have been destroyed by it." (Xenophen Cyrop. 1:6)
"Great and unexpected success is apt to hurry weak minds into extravagances." (Demosthenes Olynth. 3:9)
"The mind runs wild in prosperity; nor is it easy to enjoy good things with moderation." (Ovid de art amand. 2:437)
"Corroding care, and thirst for more,
Attends the still increasing store." -- Juvenal
33 But whoso (lunar ear) hearkeneth unto me shall dwell safely, and shall be quiet from fear of evil.
2:1 My son, if thou wilt receive my (lunar open mouth red radius) words, and hide my commandments with thee;
2 So that thou incline thine (lunar ear) ear unto wisdom, and apply thine (lunar) heart to understanding;
3 Yea, if thou (lunar open mouth) criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy (red radius) voice for understanding;
4 If thou seekest her as (lunar) silver, and searchest for her as for (solar golden) hid treasures;
5 Then shalt thou understand the fear of the (Shekinah) Lord, and find the knowledge of (Shekinah) God.
6 For the Lord giveth wisdom: out of his (lunar) mouth cometh (red radius) knowledge and understanding.
7 He layeth up sound wisdom for the righteous: he is a (solar golden) buckler to them (Gemini) that walk uprightly.
8 He keepeth the paths of judgment, and preserveth the (Milky) way of his (Gemini) saints.
9 Then shalt thou understand righteousness, and judgment, and equity; yea, every good path.
10 When (solar golden) wisdom entereth into thine (lunar) heart, and knowledge is pleasant unto thy soul;
11 Discretion shall preserve thee, understanding shall keep thee:
12 To deliver thee from the way of the evil man, from the man that speaketh froward things;
13 Who leave the paths of uprightness, to walk in the ways of (zodiac) darkness;
14 Who (black crescent smile) rejoice to do evil, and delight in the frowardness of the wicked;
15 Whose ways are (red radius) crooked, and they froward in their paths:
16 To deliver thee from the strange woman, even from the stranger which flattereth with her (lunar red radius) words;
17 Which forsaketh the guide of her youth, and forgetteth the covenant of her (Shekinah) God.
18 For her (red radius) house inclineth unto (Cetus) death, and her paths unto the (Cetus) dead.
19 None that go unto her (Andromeda) return again, neither take they hold of the paths of life.
20 That thou mayest walk in the way of good (Gemini) men, and keep the paths of the righteous.
21 For the upright shall dwell in the land, and the perfect shall remain in it.
22 But the wicked shall be cut off from the earth, and the transgressors shall be rooted out of it.
3:1 My son, forget not my law; but let thine heart keep my commandments:
2 For length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee.
3 Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: (red radius) bind them about thy (Pollux) neck; (red radius pen) write them upon the (lunar) table of thine heart:
4 So shalt thou find favour and good understanding in the (lunar eyeball) sight of God and man.
5 Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
6 In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he (Shekinah Glory) shall direct thy paths.
7 Be not wise in thine own (lunar or solar) eyes: fear the Lord, and depart from evil.
8 It shall be health to thy (solar) navel, and (lunar) marrow to thy bones.
9 Honour the Lord with thy (solar) substance, and with the (lunar) firstfruits of all thine increase:
10 So shall thy (red radius) barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with (red radius) new (lunar or solar) wine.
"The good are God's peculiar care;
And such as honour Heaven shall heavenly honour share" -- Dryden (Ovid).
11 My son, despise not the chastening of the Lord; neither be weary of his correction:
12 For whom the Lord loveth he correcteth; even as a (Pollux) father the (Castor) son in whom he delighteth.
13 Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.
14 For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of (lunar) silver, and the gain thereof than fine (solar) gold.
15 She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her.
16 Length of days is in her right hand; and in her left hand (solar golden) riches and honour.
"He who excels in wisdom has all things." (Menand)
"A man's reputation is his way to money. Let me but maintain a good character, and I shall be rich enough." (Plaut. Mostell 1:3)
17 Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.
"The same life has been pronounced by the gods to be the most pleasant and the most honorable." (Plat. de leg. 2:8)
"The only path that surely leads to a life of peace, lies through virtue." (Juvenal sat. 10:363)
18 She is a (zodiac) tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: and happy is every one that retaineth her.
"Righteousness, -- a matter far more valuable than gold." (Plat. de rep. 1:10).
19 The Lord by wisdom hath founded the earth; by understanding hath he established the heavens.
20 By his knowledge the depths are broken up, and the (Milky Way) clouds drop down the (rotating stars) dew.
21 My son, let not them depart from thine (lunar and solar) eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion:
22 So shall they be life unto thy soul, and grace to thy (Pollux) neck.
23 Then shalt thou walk in thy way safely, and thy (Cepheus; Canis Minor) foot shall not stumble.
24 When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.
25 Be not afraid of sudden fear, neither of the desolation of the wicked, when it cometh.
26 For the Lord shall be thy confidence, and shall keep thy (Cepheus; Canis Minor) foot from being taken.
27 Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it.
28 Say not unto thy neighbour, Go, and come again, and to morrow I will give; when thou hast it (solar gold) by thee.
29 Devise not evil against thy neighbour, seeing he dwelleth securely by thee.
30 Strive not with a man without cause, if he have done thee no harm.
31 Envy thou not the oppressor, and choose none of his ways.
32 For the froward is abomination to the Lord: but his secret is with the righteous (Gen. 18:17; Ps. 25:14; Dan. 2:21).
"Not to every one doth Apollo manifest himself; but to the good only." (Callim. H. in Apoll. 9)
"As among men we discover the wisdom of our neighbor by consulting him in our distress, do thou in like manner behave towards the gods; and if thou wouldst experience what is their wisdom and what their love, render thyself deserving the communication of some of those divine secrets which may not be penetrated by man." (Xen. Mem. Soc. 1:4)
33 The (lunar black) curse of the Lord is in the (red radius) house of the wicked: but he (solar golden) blesseth the habitation of the just.
34 Surely he scorneth the scorners: but he giveth grace unto the lowly.
35 The wise shall inherit (solar) glory: but (red radius) shame shall be the promotion of (Gemini) fools.
"Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow." -- Cicero
4:1 Hear, ye (Gemini) children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding.
2 For I give you good doctrine, forsake ye not my law.
3 For I was my (Pollux) father's son, tender and only beloved in the (lunar) sight of my (Castor) mother.
4 He taught me also, and said unto me, Let thine heart retain my words: keep my commandments, and live.
5 Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.
6 Forsake her not, and she shall preserve thee: love her, and she shall keep thee.
7 Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.
8 Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee to honour, when thou dost embrace her.
9 She shall give to thine (Pollux; Andromeda) head an ornament of (lunar) grace: a (solar) crown of glory shall she deliver to thee.
10 Hear, O my son, and (lunar ear) receive my sayings; and the years of thy life shall be many.
11 I have taught thee in the way of wisdom; I have led thee in right paths.
12 When thou goest, thy steps shall not be straitened; and when thou runnest, thou shalt not stumble.
13 Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: keep her; for she is thy life.
14 Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of (Gemini) evil men.
15 Avoid it, pass not by it, turn from it, and pass away.
"Flee without turning back, from the society of the
wicked." (Plato de leg. 9:1)
Could sinner to his sin a period set.
When did the flush of modest blood inflame
The cheek, once hardened to the sense of shame?
Or when the offender, since the birth of time,
Retire contented with a single crime?" (Juvenal Sat. 13:240)
"None become at once completely vile." (Juvenal Sat. 2:83)
16 For they sleep not, except they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall.
17 For they eat the (lunar) bread of wickedness, and drink the (lunar wine skin and red radius) wine of violence.
18 But the path of the just is as the (solar) shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
19 The way of the wicked is as (zodiac) darkness: they know not at what they stumble.
20 My son, attend to my words; incline thine (lunar) ear unto my (red radius) sayings.
21 Let them not depart from thine (lunar and solar) eyes; keep them in the midst of thine (lunar) heart.
22 For they are life unto those that find them, and health to all their flesh.
23 Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.
24 Put away from thee a froward (lunar) mouth, and perverse (lunar) lips put far from thee.
25 Let thine (lunar and solar) eyes look right on, and let thine eyelids look (red radius) straight before thee.
26 Ponder the path of thy feet, and let all thy ways be established.
27 Turn not to the right hand nor to the left: remove thy (Cepheus; Canis Minor) foot from evil.
5:1 My son, attend unto my wisdom, and bow thine (lunar) ear to my understanding:
2 That thou mayest regard discretion, and that thy lips may keep knowledge.
3 For the lips of a strange (Andromeda) woman drop as an (solar) honeycomb, and her (lunar) mouth is smoother than (solar) oil:
4 But her end is bitter as (lunar) wormwood, sharp as a (red radius) two-edged sword.
5 Her (Cepheus; Canis Minor) feet go down to (lunar) death; her steps take hold on (solar) hell.
"Adultery must be a most precious thing; for the price of it is death." (Menander)
"A bitter end remains to forbidden pleasures." (Pindar apud Plut. de audiend. poet. 3)
6 Lest thou shouldest ponder the path of life, her ways are moveable, that thou canst not know them.
7 Hear me now therefore, O ye (Gemini) children, and depart not from the words of my (lunar) mouth.
8 Remove thy way far from her (Andromeda), and come not nigh the (lunar) door of her (red radius) house:
9 Lest thou give thine (solar golden) honour unto others, and thy years unto the cruel:
10 Lest (Gemini) strangers be filled with thy (solar golden) wealth; and thy labours be in the (red radius) house of a stranger;
11 And thou (red radius) mourn at the last, when thy flesh and thy body are consumed,
12 And say, How have I hated instruction, and my (lunar) heart despised reproof;
13 And have not obeyed the voice of my (Gemini) teachers, nor inclined mine (lunar) ear to them that instructed me!
14 I was almost in all evil in the midst of the congregation and assembly.
15 Drink waters out of thine own (lunar) cistern, and running waters out of thine own (solar) well.
16 Let thy fountains be dispersed abroad, and rivers of waters in the streets.
17 Let them be only thine own, and not strangers' with thee.
18 Let thy fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the (Castor) wife of thy youth.
19 Let her be as the loving hind and pleasant roe (Cassiopeia is five reindeer stags; Ursa Major is a Reindeer according to Eskimos); let her (lunar and solar) breasts satisfy thee at all times; and be thou ravished always with her love.
20 And why wilt thou, my son, be ravished with a strange (Andromeda) woman, and embrace the bosom of a stranger?
21 For the ways of man are before the (lunar and solar) eyes of the Lord, and he pondereth all his goings.
22 His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be holden with the (red radius) cords of his sins.
23 He shall die without instruction; and in the greatness of his folly he shall go astray.
6:1 My son (Pollux), if thou be surety for thy friend, if thou hast stricken thy hand with a (Castor) stranger,
2 Thou art snared with the words of thy (lunar) mouth, thou art taken with the words of thy (lunar) mouth.
3 Do this now, my son, and deliver thyself, when thou art come into the hand of thy friend; go, humble thyself, and make sure thy friend.
4 Give not sleep to thine (lunar or solar) eyes, nor slumber to thine eyelids.
5 Deliver thyself as a roe from the hand of the hunter, and as a (Cygnus) bird from the hand of the fowler.
6 Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise:
7 Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler,
8 Provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.
9 How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? when wilt thou arise out of thy sleep?
10 Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:
11 So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man.
"With constant motion as the moments glide,
Behold in running life the rolling tide!
For none can stem by art, or stop by power,
The flowing ocean, or the fleeting hour;
But wave by wave pursued arrives on shore,
And each impelled behind impels before:
So time on time revolving we descry,
So minutes follow, and so minutes fly." -- Ovid
12 A naughty person, a wicked man, walketh with a froward (lunar) mouth.
13 He winketh with his (lunar) eyes, he speaketh with his (Cepheus; Canis Minor) feet, he teacheth with his fingers;
14 Frowardness is in his heart, he deviseth mischief continually; he soweth discord.
15 Therefore shall his calamity come suddenly; suddenly shall he be broken without remedy.
"The hint malevolent, the look oblique,
The obvious satire, or implied dislike;
The sneer equivocal, the harsh reply,
And all the cruel language of the eye;
The artful injury, whose venomed dart
Scarce wounds the hearing, while it stabs the heart;
The guarded phrase, whose meaning kills; yet told
The listenern wonders how you thought it cold.
Small slights, neglect, unmixed, perhaps, with hate,
Make up in number what they want in weight;
These, and a thousand griefs minute as these,
Corrode our comfort, and destroy our ease." --- H. More
16 These six things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him:
17 A proud look, a lying (lunar) tongue, and hands that shed innocent (red radius) blood,
18 An (lunar) heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, (Cepheus; Canis Minor) feet that be swift in running to mischief,
19 A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.
20 My son, keep thy (Pollux) father's commandment, and forsake not the law of thy (Castor) mother:
21 Bind them continually upon thine (lunar) heart, and tie them about thy (Pollux) neck.
22 When thou goest, it shall lead thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keep thee; and when thou awakest, it shall talk with thee.
"To what am I to attend? In the first place, to those universal maxims which you must always have at hand, and not sleep, or get up, or drink, or eat, or converse, without them." (Epict. 4:12)
23 For the commandment is a (solar) lamp; and the law is (solar) light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life:
24 To keep thee from the evil (Andromeda) woman, from the flattery of the (lunar) tongue of a strange woman.
25 Lust not after her beauty in thine (lunar) heart; neither let her take thee with her (lunar) eyelids.
26 For by means of a (Andromeda) whorish woman a man is brought to a piece of (lunar) bread: and the (Andromeda) adultress will hunt for the precious life.
"Many men, because they are enfeebled and subdued the moment pleasure comes in sight, give themselves up to be bound hand and foot by their lust, and do not foresee what will happen to them." (Cicero de fin. 1:14)
"He that is in love, soon as ever he has been smitten with the kisses of the object that he loves, forthwith his substance vanishes out of doors and melts away." (Plaut. Trinum. act 2 scene 1)
27 Can a man take (solar) fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned?
28 Can one go upon hot (solar) coals, and his feet not be (black zodiac) burned?
29 So he (Pollux) that goeth in to his neighbour's wife; whosoever toucheth her (Castor) shall not be innocent.
30 Men do not despise a thief, if he steal to satisfy his soul when he is hungry;
31 But if he be found, he shall restore sevenfold; he shall give all the substance of his (red radius) house.
32 But whoso committeth adultery with a woman lacketh understanding: he that doeth it destroyeth his own soul.
33 A wound and dishonour shall he get; and his reproach shall not be wiped away.
34 For jealousy is the rage of a man: therefore he will not spare in the day of vengeance.
35 He will not regard any ransom; neither will he rest content, though thou givest many gifts.
7:1 My son, keep my words, and lay up my commandments with thee.
2 Keep my commandments, and live; and my law as the (solar) apple of thine (lunar) eye.
3 Bind them upon thy fingers, (red radius pen) write them upon the (lunar white) table of thine heart.
4 Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister; and call understanding thy kinswoman:
5 That they may keep thee from the strange woman, from the stranger which flattereth with her words.
6 For at the (lunar) window of my house I (lunar eyeball) looked through my casement,
7 And beheld among the (Gemini) simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding,
8 Passing through the street near her (red radius) corner; and he went the way to her (red radius) house,
9 In the twilight, in the evening, in the black and dark (zodiac) night:
10 And, behold, there met him a woman with the attire of an harlot, and subtil of (lunar) heart.
"But how shall vice be shamed, when loosely dressed,
In the light texture of a cobweb vest,
The wantons would reject a veil so thin,
And blush, while suffering, to display their skin." (Juvenal Sat. 2:65)
11 (She is loud and stubborn; her feet abide not in her (red radius) house:
12 Now is she without, now in the (Milky Way) streets, and lieth in wait at every corner.)
13 So she caught him, and kissed him, and with an impudent face said unto him,
14 I have peace offerings with me; this day have I payed my vows.
15 Therefore came I forth to meet thee, diligently to seek thy face, and I have found thee.
16 I have decked my bed with coverings of tapestry, with carved works, with fine (Milky Way) linen of Egypt.
17 I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and (red radius) cinnamon.
18 Come, let us take our fill of love until the (sun on red radius horizon) morning: let us solace ourselves with loves.
19 For the goodman is not at home, he is gone a long journey:
20 He hath taken a (lunar) bag of money with him, and will come home at the day appointed.
21 With her much fair speech she caused him to yield, with the flattering of her (lunar) lips she forced him.
22 He goeth after her straightway, as an ox (Taurus) goeth to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks;
23 Till a (red radius) dart strike through his (lunar) liver; as a bird hasteth to the (red radius) snare, and knoweth not that it is for his life.
24 Hearken (with lunar ear) unto me now therefore, O ye (Gemini) children, and attend to the words of my (lunar) mouth.
25 Let not thine heart decline to her ways, go not astray in her paths.
26 For she hath cast down many wounded: yea, many strong (Gemini) men have been slain by her.
27 Her (red radius) house is the way to (solar) hell, going down to the chambers of death.
8:1 Doth not wisdom cry? and understanding put forth her (red radius) voice?
2 She standeth in the top of high places, by the way in the places of the paths.
3 She crieth at the (solar golden) gates, at the entry of the city, at the coming in at the (lunar) doors.
4 Unto you, O (Gemini) men, I call; and my voice is to the (Gemini) sons of man.
5 O ye simple, understand wisdom: and, ye fools, be ye of an understanding (lunar) heart.
6 Hear (with lunar ear); for I will speak of excellent things; and the opening of my (lunar) lips shall be right things.
7 For my (lunar) mouth shall speak truth; and wickedness is an abomination to my lips.
8 All the words of my mouth are in righteousness; there is nothing froward or perverse in them.
9 They are all plain to him that understandeth, and right to them that find knowledge.
10 Receive my instruction, and not (lunar) silver; and knowledge rather than choice (solar) gold.
11 For wisdom is better than (red radius) rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it.
12 I wisdom dwell with prudence, and find out knowledge of witty inventions
Hiero, king of Syracuse, suspected that a goldsmith had cheated him in the making of a crown
. Hiero suspected that the goldsmith had substituted silver for some of the gold and had kept the more valuable gold for himself. But the king could not prove what he suspected without destroying the crown. He asked Archimedes to determine if the crown was pure gold without destroying the crown. While taking a bath, Archimedes realized that the amount of water that overflowed the full tub was equal to the volume of his body in the tub. He ran through the streets naked shouting "Eureka" ("I have found it"). Archimedes first step was to show that equal weights of gold and silver displace unequal volumes of water. A pound of silver occupies more space, or has a larger volume, than a pound of gold. Comparing the displacement of the suspected crown with a lump of gold of equal weight, the crown displaced more water, and therefore could not be pure gold.
13 The fear of the Lord is to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward (lunar) mouth, do I hate.
14 Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom: I am understanding; I have strength.
15 By me (Cepheus) kings reign, and princes decree justice.
16 By me (Cepheus) princes rule, and nobles, even all the judges of the earth.
"Kings are from Jove; except the royal line
No rank on earth approaches to divine:
Their sacred power descends from mighty Jove,
And he protects them from high heaven above.
Besides, from him the power of judges springs,
And governors, the substitutes of kings;
He guards the city, over the state presides,
Rewards the governor whom virtue guides;
But dire disgrace and ruin keeps in store,
For partial judges that abuse their power." (Callim. Hymn. in Jov. 79)
17 I love them that love me; and those that seek me early (sun on red radius horizon) shall find me.
18 Riches (solar gold) and honour are with me; yea, durable riches and righteousness.
19 My fruit is better than (solar) gold, yea, than fine gold; and my revenue than choice (lunar) silver.
20 I lead in the way of righteousness, in the midst of the paths of judgment:
21 That I may cause those that love me to inherit substance; and I will fill their (solar golden) treasures.
22 The Lord possessed me in the beginning of his way (3960 BC), before his works of old.
23 I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning (3960 BC), or ever the earth was.
24 When there were no depths, I was brought forth; when there were no fountains abounding with water.
25 Before the mountains were settled, before the hills was I brought forth:
26 While as yet he had not made the earth, nor the fields, nor the highest part of the dust of the world.
27 When he prepared the heavens, I was there (3960 BC): when he set a (red radius) compass upon the face of the depth:
28 When he established the clouds above: when he strengthened the fountains of the deep:
29 When he gave to the (Aquarius) sea his decree, that the waters should not pass his commandment: when he appointed the foundations of the earth (3960 BC):
30 Then I was by him, as one brought up with him: and I was daily his delight, rejoicing always before him;
31 Rejoicing in the habitable part of his earth; and my delights were with the (Gemini) sons of men.
32 Now therefore (lunar ear) hearken unto me, O ye (Gemini) children: for blessed are they that keep my ways.
33 Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not.
34 Blessed is the man that (lunar ear) heareth me, (lunar eye) watching daily at my (solar) gates, waiting at the (red radius) posts of my doors (967 BC).
35 For whoso findeth me findeth life, and shall obtain favour of the Lord.
36 But he that sinneth against me wrongeth his own soul: all they that hate me love death.
9:1 Wisdom hath builded her (red radius) house (967 BC), she hath hewn out her seven pillars (967 BC):
2 She hath killed her beasts; she hath mingled her wine; she hath also furnished her table.
3 She hath sent forth her (Gemini) maidens: she (lunar open mouth) crieth upon the highest places of the city,
4 Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither: as for him that wanteth understanding, she saith to him,
5 Come, eat of my (lunar) bread, and drink of the (solar) wine which I have mingled.
6 Forsake the foolish, and live; and go in the way of understanding.
7 He that reproveth a scorner getteth to himself (red radius) shame: and he that rebuketh a wicked man getteth himself a (lunar) blot.
8 Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee: rebuke a wise man, and he will love thee.
9 Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.
10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy (Shekinah) is understanding.
11 For by me thy days shall be multiplied, and the years of thy life shall be increased.
12 If thou be wise, thou shalt be wise for thyself: but if thou scornest, thou alone shalt bear it.
13 A foolish woman is clamorous: she is simple, and knoweth nothing.
14 For she sitteth at the (lunar) door of her (red radius) house, on a seat in the high places of the city,
15 To call (Gemini) passengers who go right on their (red radius) ways:
16 Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither: and as for him that wanteth understanding, she saith to him,
17 Stolen waters are sweet, and (lunar) bread eaten in secret is pleasant.
18 But he knoweth not that the (zodiac constellations) dead are there; and that her guests are in the depths of (lunar or solar) hell.
10:1 The proverbs of Solomon. A wise (Castor) son maketh a glad (Pollux) father: but a foolish (Castor) son is the heaviness of his (Pollux) mother.
2 Treasures of wickedness (solar gold) profit nothing: but righteousness delivereth from (lunar grave) death.
3 The Lord will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casteth away the (solar golden) substance of the wicked.
4 He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh (solar golden) rich.
"Time flies away,
Irretrievably wending its way." -- Virgil
"There's nothing gotten in this life
Without a world of toil and strife!" -- Horace
"It is better to wear out than to rust out."
5 He that gathereth in summer is a wise son: but he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth (red radius) shame.
6 Blessings are upon the (Castor; Andromeda) head of the just: but violence covereth the (Pollux) mouth of the wicked.
7 The memory of the just is (solar golden) blessed: but the name of the wicked shall (lunar grave) rot.
8 The wise in heart will receive (solar golden) commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.
9 He that walketh uprightly walketh surely: but he that perverteth his ways shall be known.
10 He that winketh with the (lunar) eye causeth sorrow: but a prating fool shall fall.
11 The mouth of a righteous man is a (solar golden) well of life: but (red radius) violence covereth the (Pollux) mouth of the wicked.
12 Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all sins.
13 In the (lunar) lips of him that hath understanding wisdom is found: but a (red radius) rod is for the back of him that is void of understanding.
14 Wise men lay up (solar golden) knowledge: but the (lunar) mouth of the foolish is near (lunar grave) destruction.
15 The rich man's (solar golden) wealth is his strong city: the destruction of the poor is their (lunar empty pocket) poverty.
16 The labour of the righteous tendeth to life: the fruit of the wicked to sin.
17 He is in the way of life that keepeth instruction: but he that refuseth reproof erreth.
18 He that hideth hatred with lying (lunar) lips, and he that uttereth a slander, is a fool.
19 In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his (lunar) lips is wise.
"It is a wicked thing to talk idly." (Homer's Odyssey 11:464)
"Examine always carefully your words and actions, that you may fall into as few errors as possible." (Isocr. Orat 2)
"Now where priceless gems more in number shine,
I am not angry when a casual line
That with some trivial faults may flow
A careless hand, or human frailty show." -- Horace
20 The tongue of the just is as choice (lunar) silver: the (lunar) heart of the wicked is little worth.
21 The (lunar) lips of the righteous feed (Gemini & Milky Way) many: but (Gemini) fools die for want of wisdom.
22 The blessing of the Lord, it maketh (solar golden) rich, and he addeth no sorrow with it.
"Who hath sufficient, should not covet more:
Nor house, nor lands, nore heaps of laboured ore,
Can give the feverish lord one moment's rest,
Or drive one sorrow from his anxious breast;
The fond possessor must be blessed with health,
To reap the comforts of his hoarded wealth." -- Horace
23 It is as sport to a fool to do mischief: but a man of understanding hath (solar golden) wisdom.
24 The (lunar dark) fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him: but the (solar golden) desire of the righteous shall be granted.
"He that is good, and lives after a principle of honour, will obey reason; but the bad man aims at pleasure, and is corrected by pain, like a beast." (Aristotle Eth. 10:9)
25 As the (Milky Way) whirlwind passeth, so is the wicked no more: but the (Gemini) righteous is an everlasting foundation.
26 As vinegar to the (lunar white) teeth, and as smoke to the (lunar) eyes, so is the (Castor) sluggard to (Pollux, etc.) them that send him.
27 The fear of the Lord prolongeth days: but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.
28 The hope of the righteous shall be (lunar crescent smiling) gladness: but the expectation of the wicked shall (lunar grave) perish.
29 The way of the Lord is strength to the upright: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.
30 The righteous shall never be removed: but the wicked shall not inhabit the earth.
31 The mouth of the just bringeth forth (solar golden) wisdom: but the froward tongue shall be (red radius) cut out.
32 The (lunar) lips of the righteous know what is (solar golden) acceptable: but the (lunar) mouth of the wicked speaketh (red radius) frowardness.