29:17 Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; yea, he shall give delight unto thy soul.
29:18 Where [there is] no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy [is] he.
29:19 A servant will not be corrected by words: for though he understand he will not answer.
29:20 Seest thou a man [that is] hasty in his words? [there is] more hope of a fool than of him.
29:21 He that delicately bringeth up his servant from a child shall have him become [his] son at the length.
29:22 An angry man stirreth up strife, and a furious man aboundeth in transgression.
29:23 A man's pride shall bring him low: but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit.
29:24 Whoso is partner with a thief hateth his own soul: he heareth cursing, and bewrayeth [it] not.
29:25 The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in the LORD shall be safe.
29:26 Many seek the ruler's favour; but [every] man's judgment [cometh] from the LORD.
29:27 An unjust man [is] an abomination to the just: and [he that is] upright in the way [is] abomination to the wicked.
30:1 The words of Agur the son of Jakeh, [even] the prophecy: the man spake unto Ithiel, even unto Ithiel and Ucal,
30:2 Surely I [am] more brutish than [any] man, and have not the understanding of a man.
30:3 I neither learned wisdom, nor have the knowledge of the holy.
30:4 Who hath ascended up into heaven, or 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?
30:5 Every word of God [is] pure: he [is] a shield unto them that put their trust in him.
30:6 Add thou not unto his words, lest he reprove thee, and thou be found a liar.
30:7 Two [things] have I required of thee; deny me [them] not before I die:
30:8 Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me:
30:9 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].
30:10 Accuse not a servant unto his master, lest he curse thee, and thou be found guilty.
30:11 [There is] a generation [that] curseth their father, and doth not bless their mother.
30:12 [There is] a generation [that are] pure in their own eyes, and [yet] is not washed from their filthiness.
30:13 [There is] a generation, O how lofty are their eyes! and their eyelids are lifted up.
30:14 [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.
30:15 The horseleach hath two daughters, [crying], Give, give. There are three [things that] are never satisfied, [yea], four [things] say not, [It is] enough:
30:16 The grave; and the barren womb; the earth [that] is not filled with water; and the fire [that] saith not, [It is] enough.
30:17 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.
30:18 There be three [things which] are too wonderful for me, yea, four which I know not:
30:19 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.