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BIBLE AND TALMUD

QUINTESSENCE OF JEWISH MORALS
AND ETHICS, FOR HOME AND
SCHOOL.

— BY —

D. A. FRIEDMAN.



Published by the
PHILADELHIA HEBREW FREE SCHOOL
314 Catharine Street.
5661-1901.



A. AYartelsky & Co. Printers.
516 Bainbridge St., Philadelphia, Pa



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Copyrighted, Washington.
February, 11)01.

BY

D. A. FRIEDMAN,



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ENDORSEMENTS i



I take pleasure In endorsino Mr. I).
A. P^riednian's little book. "Maxims and
Proxerbs of Bible and Talmud," which
contains a very carefully chosen selection
of ethical principles, expressed in practical
rules of conduct, and mioht well ser\ e for
home study and as a text book in religious
schools,

Phila.. March i8. 1901.

M. JASIROW.

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ENDORSEMENTS.



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EATING A:nJ^D DRINKIXG,

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1. The righteons eateth to satisfj^ his de-
sire; Init the belly of the Avicked alw^iys snffer-
eth want. (Prov. xiii, 25.)

2. Eat not the bread of a man with an
evil eye, and do not long for his dainty meats,
f jr as he thinketh in his heart so is he. Eat



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and drink saith he to tliee, but his heart is not
with thee. {Ibid, xxiii, 6-7,)

3, Be not among wine-bibbers, among the
riotous eaters of fleshy for the drunkard and the
glutton will come to poverty. y^Ibid, 20-21,

4. Who hath woe? Who hath sorrow!
Who hath quarrels'? Who hath complains?
Who hath wounds without cause? Who has
redness of eyes? They that tarry late over the
wine: they that come to seek for mixed drink.
Do not look on the wine when he looketh red,
when he giveth its color in the cup, when he
glideth down so readily. At the last it will
bite like a serpent, and like a basilisk will it
sting. {Ihid, 29-32.)



CHAEITY.

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1. There is a man that scattereth gift and

yet his wealth is increased, and there is one that

withholdeth more than is proper and still cometh

only to want. (Prov. xi, 24-,)



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2. Whoso stoppetb liis ears against the
cry of the poor, he also will cry himself but shall
not be answered. (Ibid, xxi, 13.)

3. A gift in secret pacifieth anger; but a
bribe in the bosom causeth strong fury.
(Ibid, U-)

4. He that is liberal to the poor lendeth
unto the Lord, and his good deed will he repay
unto him, {Ibid, xix, 17,)

5. If thy enemy be hungry give him bread
to eat; if he be thirsty give him water to drink.
{Ibid, XXV, 21.)

6. He that giveth to the poor will not
have any want, but he that hideth his eyes will
have an abundant ol curse. (Ibid, xxvii, 27.)



RIGHTEOUSNESS.

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1. The curse of the Lord is in the house
of the wicked, but the habitation of the
righteous will be blessed. (Prov, iii, 3S,)



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2. Treasures of wickedness pro tit not liiiig,
but rigliteousuess deliveietli from death.
(Ibid, X, 2.)

3. The memory of the righteous is blessed,
but the name of the Avicli:ed shall rot. {Ibid, 7.)

4. As the whirlwind passeth by, the wicked
is no moi-ej but the righteous is an evei'lasting
foundation. {Ibid, 25.)

5. He who is firm in righteousness attain-
eth to life, and he that pursueth evil doth it to
his death. {Ibid^ xi, 19^)

6. The righteous is delivered out of dis-
tress, and the wicked cometh in his stead.
{Ibid, xi, 8.)

7. When it goeth well with the righteous,
the town rejoiceth; and when the wicked perish
there is shouting, {Ihid, 10.)

8. To exercise righteousness and justice, is
more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.
{Ibid, xxi, S.)

9. A just man falleth seven times and
riseth up again; but the wicked stumbleth into
mischief. {Ibid, xxiv, 16,)



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10, He that saitli unto the wicked, Thou
art righteonSjhim will the people curse. Nations
will abhor him. (Ihid, 24.)

11. Be not Irifj^hteous over much; neither
show thyself over-wise. Why wouldest thou
destroy thyself? {EccJe'*, vii, 16.)

WEALTH AND POVERTY,

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1. The rich man's wealth is his strong
town; the terror of the poor is their poverty.
(Prov, X, 15,)

2. There is that maketh himself rich, yet
hath nothing : There is that maketh himself
poor yet hath great riches. {Ibid, xiii, 7.)

3. Wealth gotten by vain deeds will be
diminished; but he that gathereth by labor will
increase it. (Ibid, 11.)

4. The poor is hated even by his own
neighbor; but the rich hath many friends.
(Ibid, xiv, 20,)

5. All the days of the afflicted are evil:



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but lie that is of a merry heart hath a continual
feast. (Ihidy xy, 15.)

6, The poor speaketh entreatingly; hut
the rich answereth roughly. (Ibid, xviii, 2S.)

7, The rich ruleth over the poor, and the
borrower is servant to the lender, {Ibid, xxii, 7.)

8, The rich man is wise in his own eyes;
but the poor that hath nnderstanding can
search him through. {Ibid, xxviii, 11.)

9, The sleep of the laboring man is sweet,
whether he eit little or much; but the abun-
dance of the rich will not suffer him to sleep.
{Ecdes, Y, 11.)



PEOVIDEXCE.

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1 ^ The eyes of the Lord are in every place,
looking on the bad and the good. {Prov, xv,


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