The Geneva Bible Translation Notes, , at sacred-texts.com
pro 24:7Wisdom [is] too high for a fool: he openeth not his mouth in the (a) gate.
(a) In the place where wisdom should be shown.
pro 24:10[If] thou (b) faintest in the day of adversity, thy strength [is] small.
(b) Man has no trial of his strength till he is in trouble.
pro 24:11If thou refraineth to deliver [them that are] drawn to (c) death, and [those that are] ready to be slain;
(c) No one can be excused, if he does not help the innocent when he is in danger.
pro 24:13My son, eat thou (d) honey, because [it is] good; and the honeycomb, [which is] sweet to thy taste:
(d) As honey is sweet and pleasant to the taste, so wisdom is to the soul.
pro 24:16For a just [man] (e) falleth seven times, and riseth again: but the wicked shall fall into mischief.
(e) He is subject to many perils, but God delivers him.
pro 24:18Lest the LORD see [it], and it displease him, and he turn away his wrath (f) from him.
(f) To be avenged on you.
pro 24:22For their calamity shall rise suddenly; and who knoweth the ruin of them (g) both?
(g) Meaning, either of the wicked and seditious, as in (Pro 24:19, Pro 24:21) or of them who do not fear God or obey their king.
pro 24:27Prepare thy work outside, and make it fit for thyself in the field; (h) and afterwards build thy house.
(h) Be sure of the means how to compass it, before you take any enterprise in hand.
pro 24:29Say not, I will do so to him as he hath done to me: I (i) will render to the man according to his work.
(i) He shows what is the nature of the wicked, to revenge wrong for wrong.
pro 24:32Then I saw, [and] considered [it] well: I looked upon [it, and] received (k) instruction.
(k) That I might learn by another man's fault.
pro 24:33[Yet] a little sleep, (l) a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:
(l) See Pro 6:10