Proverbs 20

1:2 instruction; (i-5) 'Wisdom' here and in ver. 7 is chokmah. 'Instruction' means also, 'correction,' 'warning,' 'discipline,' Job 36.10.20:3 cease (k-9) Or 'keep away.' 20:6 kindness; (l-9) Chesed, or 'benevolence.' see ch. 19.22. 20:7 children (a-10) Or 'The righteous who walketh ... blessed shall be ...' 20:10 measures, (b-4) Lit. 'A stone and a stone, an ephah and an ephah.' 20:15 Jewel. (c-17) Or 'vessel.' 20:16 strangers. (d-16) Some read 'the strange woman,' conforming this passage to ch. 27.13. 20:20 blackest (e-16) Lit. 'the eyeball of.' see ch. 7.9. 20:21 hastily (f-4) Others read 'wrongly acquired.' 20:23 weights (g-2) See ver. 10. 20:24 man (h-5) Geber. see Job 3.3. 20:25 hallowed, (i-13) Or 'to appropriate to himself a holy thing.' 20:27 belly. (k-15) As ch. 18.8. 20:28 Mercy (l-1) mercy. (l-13) Or 'kindness,' 'bounty;' chesed, and so ch. 21.21. 20:30 belly. (k-14) As ch. 18.8.
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