Sundry observations of moral virtues, and their contrary vices (10-24).
Proverbs 13:1 A wise sonne [heareth] his fathers instruction: but a scorner heareth not rebuke. Proverbs 13:2 A man shall eate good by the fruit of his mouth: but the soule of the transgressours, [shall eate] violence. Proverbs 13:3 He that keepeth his mouth, keepeth his life: [but] hee that openeth wide his lips, [shall haue] destruction. Proverbs 13:4 The soule of the sluggard desireth, and [hath] nothing: but the soule of the diligent shall be made fat. Proverbs 13:5 A righteous man hateth lying: but a wicked man is loathsome, and commeth to shame. Proverbs 13:6 Righteousnesse keepeth [him that is] vpright in the way: but wickednesse ouerthroweth the sinner. Proverbs 13:7 There is that maketh himselfe rich, yet [hath] nothing: there is that maketh himselfe poore, yet [hath] great riches. Proverbs 13:8 The ransome of a mans life [are] his riches: but the poore heareth not rebuke. Proverbs 13:9 The light of the righteous reioyceth: but the lampe of the wicked shall be put out. Proverbs 13:10 Onely by pride commeth contention: but with the well aduised [is] wisedome. Proverbs 13:11 Wealth [gotten] by vanitie shall be diminished: but he that gathereth by labour, shall increase. Proverbs 13:12 Hope deferred maketh the heart sicke: but [when] the desire commeth, [it is] a tree of life. Proverbs 13:13 Whoso despiseth the word, shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commaundement, shall be rewarded. Proverbs 13:14 The lawe of the wise [is] a fountaine of life, to depart from the snares of death. Proverbs 13:15 Good vnderstanding giueth fauour: but the way of transgressours [is] hard. Proverbs 13:16 Euery prudent man dealeth with knowledge: but a foole layeth open his folly. Proverbs 13:17 A wicked messenger falleth into mischiefe: but a faithfull ambassadour [is] health. Proverbs 13:18 Pouerty and shame [shall be to him] that refuseth instruction: but he that regardeth reproofe, shall be honoured. Proverbs 13:19 The desire accomplished is sweet to the soule: but it is abomination to fooles to depart from euill. Proverbs 13:20 He that walketh with wise men, shall be wise: but a companion of fooles shall be destroyed. Proverbs 13:21 Euill pursueth sinners: but to the righteous, good shall be repayd. Proverbs 13:22 A good man leaueth an inheritance to his childrens children: and the wealth of the sinner is layd vp for the iust. Proverbs 13:23 Much food [is in] the tillage of the poore: but there is that is destroyed for want of iudgement. Proverbs 13:24 He that spareth his rod, hateth his sonne: but he that loueth him, chasteneth him betimes. Proverbs 13:25 The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soule: but the belly of the wicked shall want.