Sundry observations of moral virtues, and their contrary vices (10-24).
Proverbs 12:1 Who so loueth correction loueth knowledge: but he that hateth to be reproued is a foole. Proverbs 12:2 A good man is acceptable vnto the Lorde: but the wicked imaginer wyll he condempne. Proverbs 12:3 A man can not endure in vngodlinesse: but the roote of the ryghteous shall not be moued. Proverbs 12:4 A huswifely woman is a crowne vnto her husbande: but she that behaueth her selfe vnhonestly, is as corruption in his bones. Proverbs 12:5 The thoughtes of the ryghteous are ryght: but the imaginations of the vngodly are deceptfull. Proverbs 12:6 The talkyng of the vngodly is howe they may lay wayte for blood: but the mouth of the righteous will deliuer the. Proverbs 12:7 God ouerturneth the [estate of the] wicked, and they stande not: but the house of the ryghteous shall stande. Proverbs 12:8 A man shalbe commended for his wisdome: but a foole shalbe dispised. Proverbs 12:9 He that is dispised and is yet his owne man, is better then the glorious that lacketh bread. Proverbs 12:10 A ryghteous man regardeth the lyfe of his cattell: but the vngodly haue cruell heartes. Proverbs 12:11 He that tylleth his lande, shall haue plenteousnesse of bread: but he that foloweth idlenesse is a very foole. Proverbs 12:12 The desire of the vngodly is a net of euyls: but the roote of the ryghteous bryngeth foorth fruite. Proverbs 12:13 The wicked falleth into the snare thorowe the malice of his owne mouth: but the iust shall escape out of all perill. Proverbs 12:14 Man shalbe satisfied with good thinges: by the fruite of his mouth, and after the workes of his handes shall he be rewarded. Proverbs 12:15 The way of a foole is strayght in his owne eyes: but he that hearkeneth vnto counsayle is wise. Proverbs 12:16 A foole vttereth his wrath in all the haste: but a discrete man couereth his owne shame. Proverbs 12:17 A iust man wyll tell the trueth and shewe the thyng that is ryght: but a false witnesse deceaueth. Proverbs 12:18 A slaunderous person pricketh lyke a sworde: but a wise mans tongue is wholsome. Proverbs 12:19 The lippe of trueth shalbe stable for euer: but a dissemblyng tongue is soone chaunged. Proverbs 12:20 Deceipt is in the heart of them that imagine euyll: but to the counsaylers of peace shalbe ioy. Proverbs 12:21 There shall no aduersitie happen vnto the iust: but the vngodly shalbe fylled with miserie. Proverbs 12:22 The Lorde abhorreth lying lippes: but they that deale truely please hym. Proverbs 12:23 A discrete man doth hyde knowledge: but the heart of fooles blabbeth out foolishnesse. Proverbs 12:24 A diligent hande shall beare rule: but the idle shalbe vnder tribute. Proverbs 12:25 Heauinesse discourageth the heart of man: but a good worde maketh it glad agayne. Proverbs 12:26 The ryghteous excelleth his neyghbour: but the way of the vngodly wyll deceaue them selues. Proverbs 12:27 The deciptfull man shall not coste that he toke in huntyng: but the riches of the iust man is of great value. Proverbs 12:28 In the way of ryghteousnesse there is life: & in the same way there is no death.