Study on Psalm 3 | Étude sur le Psaume 3

Lord, how my foes increase!There are many who attack me.Many say about me,"There is no help for him in God."But you, Lord, are a shield around me,my glory, and the one who lifts up my head.I cry aloud to the Lord,and he answers me from his holy mountain.I lie down and sleep;I wake again because…

Study on Psalm 2 | Étude sur Psaume 2

Why do the nations rageand the peoples plot in vain?The kings of the earth take their stand,and the rulers conspire togetheragainst the Lord and his Anointed One:"Let's tear off their chainsand throw their ropes off of us."The one enthroned in heaven laughs;the Lord ridicules them.Then he speaks to them in his angerand terrifies them in…

Study on Proverbs 31 | Étude sur Proverbes 31

The words of King Lemuel,a pronouncement that his mother taught him:What should I say, my son?What, son of my womb?What, son of my vows?Don't spend your energy on womenor your efforts on those who destroy kings.It is not for kings, Lemuel,it is not for kings to drink wineor for rulers to desire beer.Otherwise, he will…

Study on Proverbs 30 | Étude sur Proverbes 30

The words of Agur son of Jakeh. The pronouncement.The man's oration to Ithiel, to Ithiel and Ucal:I am more stupid than any other person,and I lack a human's ability to understand.I have not gained wisdom,and I have no knowledge of the Holy One.Who has gone up to heaven and come down?Who has gathered the wind…

Study on Proverbs 29 | Étude sur Proverbes 29

One who becomes stiff-necked,after many reprimandswill be shattered instantly—beyond recovery.When the righteous flourish, the people rejoice,but when the wicked rule, people groan.A man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father,but one who consorts with prostitutes destroys his wealth.By justice a king brings stability to a land,but a person who demands "contributions"demolishes it.A person who…

Study on Proverbs 28 | Étude sur Proverbes 28

The wicked flee when no one is pursuing them,but the righteous are as bold as a lion.When a land is in rebellion, it has many rulers,but with a discerning and knowledgeable person, it endures.A destitute leader who oppresses the pooris like a driving rain that leaves no food.Those who reject the law praise the wicked,but…

Study on Proverbs 27 | Étude sur Proverbes 27

Don't boast about tomorrow,for you don't know what a day might bring.Let another praise you, and not your own mouth—a stranger, and not your own lips.A stone is heavy and sand, a burden,but aggravation from a fool outweighs them both.Fury is cruel, and anger a flood,but who can withstand jealousy?Better an open reprimandthan concealed love.The…

Study on Proverbs 25 | Étude sur Proverbes 25

These too are proverbs of Solomon,which the men of King Hezekiah of Judah, copied.It is the glory of God to conceal a matterand the glory of kings to investigate a matter.As the heavens are high and the earth is deep,so the hearts of kings cannot be investigated.Remove impurities from silver,and material will be produced for…