Sundry observations of moral virtues, and their contrary vices (10-24).
Proverbs 10:1 Prouerbes of Salomon. A wyse sonne maketh a glad father, but an vndiscrete sonne is an heuynesse vnto hys mother. Proverbs 10:2 Treasures þt are wyckedly gotten, profyte nothynge: but ryghteousnesse deliuereth from death. Proverbs 10:3 The Lorde wyll not let the soule of the righteous suffre honger, but he taketh awaye the ryches of þe vngodlye: Proverbs 10:4 An ydle hande maketh poore, but a quycke labouringe hande maketh ryche. Proverbs 10:5 Who so gathereth in Sommer, is wyse: but he that is slougysh in haruest, bringeth him selfe to confusyon. Proverbs 10:6 Blessynges are vpon the heade of the ryghteous, and the mouth of the vngodly kepeth myschefe in secrete. Proverbs 10:7 The memoryall of the iust shall haue a good reporte, but the name of the vngodly shall stincke. Proverbs 10:8 A wyse man will receaue warnynge, but a pratinge fole shall be punyshed. Proverbs 10:9 He that leadeth an innocent lyfe, walketh surely: but who so goeth a wronge waye shalbe knowne. Proverbs 10:10 He þt wynciteth with his eye, will do some harme: but he that hath a foolyshe mouth, shalbe beaten. Proverbs 10:11 The mouth of a ryghteous man is a well of lyfe, but þe mouth of the vngodly kepeth mischefe in secrete. Proverbs 10:12 Euyll wyll stereth vp stryfe, but loue couereth þe multitude of synnes. Proverbs 10:13 In þe lyppes of him þt hath vnderstandynge, a man shall fynde wisdome, but þt rod belongeth to þe backe of the folyshe. Proverbs 10:14 Wyse men laye vp knowledge, but þe mouth of þe folyshe is nye destruccion. Proverbs 10:15 The riche mans goodes are his stronge holde, but theire awne pouertye feareth þe poore. Proverbs 10:16 The ryghteous laboureth to do good, but the vngodly vseth hys encrease vnto synne. Proverbs 10:17 To take hede vnto þe chastenynge of nurtoure, is the waye of lyfe: but he that refuseth to be refourmed disceaueth him selfe. Proverbs 10:18 Dissemblynge lyppes kepe hatred secretely, and he that speaketh any sclaunder, is a foole. Proverbs 10:19 Where moch bablynge is, there must nedes be offence: and he that refrayneth his lyppes, is wyse. Proverbs 10:20 An innocent tonge is a noble treasure, but the herte of the vngodly is nothynge worth. Proverbs 10:21 The lyppes of the ryghteous sede a whole multitude, but foles shall dye in their awne folye. Proverbs 10:22 The blessynge of the Lorde maketh ryche men as for carefull trauayle, it doth nothynge therto. Proverbs 10:23 A fole doth wyckedly and maketh but a sporte of it, but wysdome ruleth the man that hath vnderstandynge. Proverbs 10:24 The thynge that the vngodly are afrayed of, shall come vpon them, but the ryghteous shall haue their desyre. Proverbs 10:25 The vngodly passeth when the tempest commethe: but the ryghtwyse remayneth sure for euer. Proverbs 10:26 As vyneger is to the teth, and as smoke is vnto the eyes, euen so is a slougysh personne to them that sende hym forth. Proverbs 10:27 The feare of the Lorde maketh a longe lyfe, but the yeares of the vngodly shalbe shortened. Proverbs 10:28 The pacient abydinge of þe ryghteous shalbe turned to gladnesse, but the hope of the vngodly shall perishe. Proverbs 10:29 The waye of þe Lorde geueth a courage vnto the godly, but it is a feare for wycked doers. Proverbs 10:30 The ryghteous shall neuer be ouerthrowne, but the vngodly, shall not remayne in the lande. Proverbs 10:31 The mouth of the iust wylbe talkynge of wysdome, but þt the tonge of the frowarde shall peryshe. Proverbs 10:32 The lyppes of þe ryghteous are occupyed in acceptable thynges, but the mouth of the vngodly taketh them to the worst.