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Wisdom of Solomon

1611 KJV < < Chapter 6 > > Modern

6:1 Heare therefore, O yee kings, and vnderstand, learne yee that be iudges of the ends of the earth.

  

6:1 Hear therefore, O ye kings, and understand; learn, ye that be judges of the ends of the earth.

6:2 Giue eare you that rule the people, and glory in the multitude of nations.

6:2 Give ear, ye that rule the people, and glory in the multitude of nations.

6:3 For power is giuen you of the Lord, & soueraigntie from the Highest, who shall try your workes; and search out your counsels.

6:3 For power is given you of the Lord, and sovereignty from the Highest, who shall try your works, and search out your counsels.

6:4 Because being Ministers of his kingdome, you haue not iudged aright, nor kept the law, nor walked after the counsell of God,

6:4 Because, being ministers of his kingdom, ye have not judged aright, nor kept the law, nor walked after the counsel of God;

6:5 Horribly and speedily shall he come vpon you: for a sharpe iudgement shall be to them that be in high places.

6:5 Horribly and speedily shall he come upon you: for a sharp judgment shall be to them that be in high places.

6:6 For mercy will soone pardon the meanest: but mighty men shall be mightily tormented.

6:6 For mercy will soon pardon the meanest: but mighty men shall be mightily tormented.

6:7 For he which is Lord ouer all, shall feare no mans person: neither shall he stand in awe of any mans greatnesse: for he hath made the small and great, and careth for all alike.

6:7 For he which is Lord over all shall fear no man's person, neither shall he stand in awe of any man's greatness: for he hath made the small and great, and careth for all alike.

6:8 But a sore triall shall come vpon the mighty.

6:8 But a sore trial shall come upon the mighty.

6:9 Unto you therefore, [O kings], doe I speake, that yee may learne wisedome, and not fall away.

6:9 Unto you therefore, O kings, do I speak, that ye may learn wisdom, and not fall away.

6:10 For they that keepe holinesse holily, shall be iudged holy: and they that haue learned such things, shall find what to answere.

6:10 For they that keep holiness holily shall be judged holy: and they that have learned such things shall find what to answer.

6:11 Wherefore set your affection vpon my words, desire them, and yee shall be instructed.

6:11 Wherefore set your affection upon my words; desire them, and ye shall be instructed.

6:12 Wisedome is glorious and neuer fadeth away: yea she is easily seene of them that loue her, and found of such as seeke her.

6:12 Wisdom is glorious, and never fadeth away: yea, she is easily seen of them that love her, and found of such as seek her.

6:13 She preuenteth them that desire her, in making herselfe first knowen vnto them.

6:13 She preventeth them that desire her, in making herself first known unto them.

6:14 Whoso seeketh her earely, shall haue no great trauaile: for he shall find her sitting at his doores.

6:14 Whoso seeketh her early shall have no great travail: for he shall find her sitting at his doors.

6:15 To thinke therefore vpon her is perfection of wisedome: and who so watcheth for her, shall quickly be without care.

6:15 To think therefore upon her is perfection of wisdom: and whoso watcheth for her shall quickly be without care.

6:16 For she goeth about seeking such as are worthy of her, sheweth herselfe fauourably vnto them in the wayes, and meeteth them in euery thought.

6:16 For she goeth about seeking such as are worthy of her, sheweth herself favourably unto them in the ways, and meeteth them in every thought.

6:17 For the very true beginning of her, is the desire of discipline, and the care of discipline is loue:

6:17 For the very true beginning of her is the desire of discipline; and the care of discipline is love;

6:18 And loue is the keeping of her lawes; and the giuing heed vnto her lawes, is the assurance of incorruption.

6:18 And love is the keeping of her laws; and the giving heed unto her laws is the assurance of incorruption;

6:19 And incorruption maketh vs neere vnto God.

6:19 And incorruption maketh us near unto God:

6:20 Therefore the desire of wisedome bringeth to a kingdome.

6:20 Therefore the desire of wisdom bringeth to a kingdom.

6:21 If your delight be then in thrones and scepters, O ye kings of the people, honour wisedome that yee may raigne for euermore.

6:21 If your delight be then in thrones and sceptres, O ye kings of the people, honour wisdom, that ye may reign for evermore.

6:22 As for wisedome what she is, and how she came vp, I will tell you, and will not hide mysteries from you: but will seeke her out from the beginning of her natiuity, & bring the knowledge of her into light, and will not passe ouer the trueth.

6:22 As for wisdom, what she is, and how she came up, I will tell you, and will not hide mysteries from you: but will seek her out from the beginning of her nativity, and bring the knowledge of her into light, and will not pass over the truth.

6:23 Neither will I goe with consuming enuy: for such a man shall haue no fellowship with wisedome.

6:23 Neither will I go with consuming envy; for such a man shall have no fellowship with wisdom.

6:24 But the multitude of the wise is the welfare of the world: and a wise king is the vpholding of the people.

6:24 But the multitude of the wise is the welfare of the world: and a wise king is the upholding of the people.

6:25 Receiue therefore instruction thorough my words, and it shall doe you good.

6:25 Receive therefore instruction through my words, and it shall do you good.


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