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The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion: whoso provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul.
The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion:
The king’s wrath is as the roaring of a lion; but his favour is as dew upon thegrass.
Whoso provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul. God was provoked to anger when Israel chose to look to Egypt for help instead of coming to Him. Egypt is a idiom for the world.So we provoke God to anger when we look to the world, to new age doctrine, and to ourselvesinstead of the true and living God, Jehovah. Jesus died and shed his blood for us. When we look to the world, instead the Lord for our salvation, We provoke God to anger.
Now the Egyptians are men, and not God; and their horses flesh, and not spirit. When theLORD shall stretch out his hand, both he that helpeth shall fall, and he that is holpen shallfall down, and they all shall fail together.
For thus hath the LORD spoken unto me, Like as the lion and the young lion roaring onhis prey, when a multitude of shepherds is called forth against him, he will not be afraidof their voice, nor abase himself for the noise of them: so shall the LORD of hosts comedown to fight for mount Zion, and for the hill thereof.
It is an honour for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling.
It is an honour for a man to cease from strife:
And the land was not able to bear them, that they might dwell together: for their substance was great, so that they could not dwell together.
And there was a strife between the herdmen of Abram’s cattle and the herdmen of Lot’s cattle: and the Canaanite and the Perizzite dwelled then in the land.
And Abram said unto Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, and between my herdmen and thy herdmen; for we be brethren.
Is not the whole land before thee? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me: if thou wilttake the left hand, then I will go to the right; or if thou depart to the right hand, then Iwill go to the left.
but every fool will be meddling.
And withal they learn to be idle, wandering about from house to house; and not onlyidle, but tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not.
The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; therefore shall he beg inharvest, and have nothing.