Sundry observations of moral virtues, and their contrary vices (10-24).
Proverbs 12:1 Who so loueth wysdome, wil be content to be refourmed: but he that hateth to be reproued, is a foole. Proverbs 12:2 A good man is acceptable vnto the LORDE, but ye wicked wyl he condempne. Proverbs 12:3 A man ca not endure in vngodlynesse, but ye rote of ye righteous shal not be moued. Proverbs 12:4 A stedfast woman is a crowne vnto hir husbonde: but she that behaueth herself vnhonestly, is a corrupcion in his bones. Proverbs 12:5 The thoughtes of ye righteous are right, but the ymaginacion of the vngodly are disceatfull. Proverbs 12:6 The talkynge of the vngodly is, how they maye laye wayte for bloude, but the mouth of ye righteous wil delyuer them. Proverbs 12:7 Or euer thou canst turne the aboute, the vngodly shal be ouerthrowne, but the house of the righteous shal stode. Proverbs 12:8 A man shalbe commended for his wysdome, but a foole shal be despysed. Proverbs 12:9 A simple man which laboureth and worketh, is better the one that is gorgious and wanteth bred. Proverbs 12:10 A righteous man regardeth the life of his catell, but the vngodly haue cruell hertes. Proverbs 12:11 He that tilleth his lode, shal haue plenteousnesse of bred: but he yt foloweth ydylnes, is a very foole. Proverbs 12:12 The desyre of ye vngodly hunteth after myschefe, but the rote of the righteous bryngeth forth frute. Proverbs 12:13 The wicked falleth in to the snare thorow ye malyce of his owne mouth, but the iust shal escape out of parell. Proverbs 12:14 Euery man shal enioye good acordinge to the innocency of his mouth, and after the workes of his hades shal he be rewarded. Proverbs 12:15 Loke what a foole taketh in honde, he thinketh it well done: but he that is wyse, wyl be couceled. Proverbs 12:16 A foole vttereth his wrath in all the haist, but a discrete man forgeueth wronge. Proverbs 12:17 A iust man will tell the trueth, & shewethe thinge yt is right: but a false wytnesse disceaueth. Proverbs 12:18 A slaunderous personne pricketh like a swerde, but a wyse mans tonge is wholsome. Proverbs 12:19 A true mouth is euer constat, but a dyssemblinge toge is soone chaunged. Proverbs 12:20 They that ymagin euell in their mynde, wil disceaue: but the councelers of peace shal heaue ioye folowinge the. Proverbs 12:21 There shal no mysfortune happen vnto the iust, but the vngodly shal be fylled with misery. Proverbs 12:22 The LORDE abhorreth disceatfull lippes, but they that laboure for treuth, please him. Proverbs 12:23 He that hath vnderstodinge, can hyde his wysdome: but an vndiscrete herte telleth out his foolishnesse. Proverbs 12:24 A diliget hande shal beare rule, but the ydle shal be vnder tribute. Proverbs 12:25 Heuynesse discorageth ye herte of man, but a good worde maketh it glad agayne. Proverbs 12:26 The righteous is liberall vnto his neghboure, but the waye of the vngodly wil disceaue them selues. Proverbs 12:27 A disceatfull man shal fynde no vautage, but he that is content wt that he hath, is more worth the golde. Proverbs 12:28 In the waye of righteousnesse there is life, as for eny other waye, it is the path vnto death.