Sundry observations of moral virtues, and their contrary vices (10-24).
Proverbs 10:1 These are prouerbes of Salomon. A wyse sonne maketh a glad father, but an vndiscrete sonne is the heuynesse of his mother. Proverbs 10:2 Treasures that are wickedly gotten, profit nothinge, but rightuousnesse delyuereth from death. Proverbs 10:3 The LORDE wil not let the soule of the rightuous suffre hoger, but he putteth ye vngodly fro his desyre. Proverbs 10:4 An ydle hande maketh poore, but a quycke laboringe hande maketh riche. Proverbs 10:5 Who so gathereth in Sommer, is wyse: but he that is slogish in haruest, bringeth himself to confucion. Proverbs 10:6 Louynge and fauorable is the face of the rightuous, but ye fore heade of the vngodly is past shame, and presumptuous. Proverbs 10:7 The memoriall of the iust shall haue a good reporte, but the name of the vngodly shal stynke. Proverbs 10:8 A wyse man wil receaue warnynge, but a foole wil sooner be smytten in the face. Proverbs 10:9 He that leadeth an innocent life, walketh surely: but who so goeth a wroge waye, shalbe knowne. Proverbs 10:10 He yt wynketh with his eye, wil do some harme: but he that hath a foolish mouth, shalbe beaten. Proverbs 10:11 The mouth of a rightuous man is a well of life, but ye mouth of the vngodly is past shame, & presumptuous. Proverbs 10:12 Euell will stereth vp strife, but loue couereth ye multitude of synnes. Proverbs 10:13 In ye lippes of him yt hath vnderstodinge a ma shal fynde wysdome, but ye rodde belogeth to ye backe of ye foolish. Proverbs 10:14 Wyse me laye vp knowlege, but ye mouth of ye foolish is nye destruccio. Proverbs 10:15 The rich mas goodes are his stroge holde, but pouerte oppresseth the poore. Proverbs 10:16 The rightuous laboureth to do good, but the vngodly vseth his increase vnto synne. Proverbs 10:17 To take hede vnto ye chastenynge of nurtoure, is ye waye of life: but he that refuseth to be refourmed, goeth wroge. Proverbs 10:18 Dissemblynge lippes kepe hatred secretly, and he that speaketh eny slaunder, is a foole. Proverbs 10:19 Where moch bablinge is, there must nedes be offence: he that refrayneth his lippes, is wysest of all. Proverbs 10:20 An innocent tonge is a noble treasure, but the herte of the vngodly is nothinge worth. Proverbs 10:21 The lippes of the rightuous fede a whole multitude, but fooles shal dye in their owne foly. Proverbs 10:22 The blessynge of the LORDE maketh rich me, as for carefull trauayle, it doth nothinge therto. Proverbs 10:23 A foole doth wickedly & maketh but a sporte of it: neuertheles it is wysdome for a man to bewarre of soch. Proverbs 10:24 The thinge that the vngodly are afrayed of, shal come vpon them, but the rightuous shal haue their desyre. Proverbs 10:25 The vngodly is like a tempest that passeth ouer & is nomore sene, but the rightuous remayneth sure for euer. Proverbs 10:26 As vyneger is to the teth, and as smoke is vnto ye eyes, eue so is a slogish personne to them that sende him forth. Proverbs 10:27 The feare of ye LORDE maketh a loge life, but ye yeares of ye vngodly shal be shortened. Proverbs 10:28 The pacient abydinge of the rightuous shalbe turned to gladnesse, but the hope of the vngodly shal perish. Proverbs 10:29 The waye of the LORDE geueth a corage vnto ye godly, but it is a feare for wicked doers. Proverbs 10:30 The rightuous shal neuer be ouerthrowne, but ye vngodly shal not remayne in the londe. Proverbs 10:31 The mouth of the iust wilbe talkynge of wysdome, but the tonge of the frowarde shal perish. Proverbs 10:32 The lippes of the rightuous are occupied in acceptable thinges, but the mouth of the vngodly taketh them to the worst.