Proverbs 2:9
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New American Standard Bible
Then you will discern righteousness and justice And equity and every good course.

King James Bible
Then shalt thou understand righteousness, and judgment, and equity; yea, every good path.

Darby Bible Translation
Then shalt thou understand righteousness and judgment and equity: every good path.

World English Bible
Then you will understand righteousness and justice, equity and every good path.

Young's Literal Translation
Then understandest thou righteousness, And judgment, and uprightness -- every good path.

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Notes on the Fourth Century
Page 238. Med. 1. In the wording of this meditation, and of several other passages in the Fourth Century, it seems as though Traherne is speaking not of himself, but of, a friend and teacher of his. He did this, no doubt, in order that he might not lay himself open to the charge of over-egotism. Yet that he is throughout relating his own experiences is proved by the fact that this Meditation, as first written, contains passages which the author afterwards marked for omission. In its original form
Thomas Traherne—Centuries of Meditations

Sundry Sharp Reproofs
This doctrine draws up a charge against several sorts: 1 Those that think themselves good Christians, yet have not learned this art of holy mourning. Luther calls mourning a rare herb'. Men have tears to shed for other things, but have none to spare for their sins. There are many murmurers, but few mourners. Most are like the stony ground which lacked moisture' (Luke 8:6). We have many cry out of hard times, but they are not sensible of hard hearts. Hot and dry is the worst temper of the body. Sure
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

Cross References
Proverbs 1:3
To receive instruction in wise behavior, Righteousness, justice and equity;

Proverbs 4:18
But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, That shines brighter and brighter until the full day.

Proverbs 8:20
"I walk in the way of righteousness, In the midst of the paths of justice,

Proverbs 28:5
Evil men do not understand justice, But those who seek the LORD understand all things.

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