Sundry observations of moral virtues, and their contrary vices (10-24).
Proverbs 18:1 Who so hath pleasure to sowe discorde, piketh a quarell in euery thinge. Proverbs 18:2 A foole hath no delyte in vnderstodinge, but only in those thinges wherin his herte reioyseth. Proverbs 18:3 Where vngodlynes is, there is also disdayne: & so there foloweth shame & dishonor. Proverbs 18:4 The wordes of a mas mouth are like depe waters, and the well of wysdome is like a full streame. Proverbs 18:5 It is not good to regarde ye personne of the vngodly, or to put backe ye righteous in iudgmet. Proverbs 18:6 A fooles lippes are euer brawlinge, and his mouth prouoketh vnto batayll. Proverbs 18:7 A fooles mouth is his owne destruccion, and his lippes are ye snare for his owne soule. Proverbs 18:8 The wordes of a slaunderer are very woudes, and go thorow vnto the ynmost partes of the body. Proverbs 18:9 Who so is slouthfull and slacke in his labor, is ye brother of him ye is a waister. Proverbs 18:10 The name of ye LORDE is a stronge castell, ye righteous flyeth vnto it, and shalbe saued. Proverbs 18:11 But ye rich mas goodes are his stronge holde, yee he taketh them for an hye wall roude aboute him. Proverbs 18:12 After pryde cometh destruccio, and honor after lowlynes. Proverbs 18:13 He that geueth sentece in a matter before he heare it, is a foole, and worthy to be confounded. Proverbs 18:14 A good stomacke dryueth awaye a mas disease, but wha ye sprete is vexed, who maye abyde it? Proverbs 18:15 A wyse herte laboureth for knowlege, and a prudent eare seketh vnderstondinge. Proverbs 18:16 Liberalite bryngeth a man to honor and worshipe, & setteth him amonge greate men. Proverbs 18:17 The righteous accuseth hi self first of all, yf his neghbor come, he shal fynde him. Proverbs 18:18 The lot pacifieth ye variauce, & parteth ye mightie asunder. Proverbs 18:19 The vnite of brethren is stronger then a castell, and they that holde together are like the barre of a palace. Proverbs 18:20 A mans bely shalbe satisfied with the frute of his owne mouth, and with the increase of his lippes shal he be fylled. Proverbs 18:21 Death and life stonde in the power of the tonge, he that loueth it, shal enioye the frute therof. Proverbs 18:22 Who so fyndeth a wife fyndeth a good thynge, & receaueth an wholsome benefite of the LORDE. Proverbs 18:23 The poore maketh supplicacion and prayeth mekely, but the riche geueth a rough answere. Proverbs 18:24 A frende that delyteth in loue, doth a man more fredshipe, and sticketh faster vnto him then a brother.