Sundry observations of moral virtues, and their contrary vices (10-24).
Proverbs 10:1 The Parables of Salomon. A wyse sonne maketh a glad father, but an vndiscrete sonne is the heuinesse of hys mother. Proverbs 10:2 Treasures that are wyckedlye gotten, profit nothing, but rightuousnesse deliuereth from death, Proverbs 10:3 The lorde wyll not let the soule of the ryghtuous suffer honger, but he putteth the vngodly from his desire. Proverbs 10:4 An ydle hand maketh pore, but a quicke laboryng hand maketh ryche. Proverbs 10:5 Who so gathereth in Sommer, is wyse: but he that is slougysh in haruest, bryngeth him selfe to confusyon. Proverbs 10:6 Louynge and fauourable is the face of the rightuous, but the forehead of the vngodly is past shame and presumptuous. Proverbs 10:7 The memoryall of the iust shall haue a good reporte but the name of the vngodly shal styncke. Proverbs 10:8 A wyse man wyll receyue warnyng, but a fole wyll soner be smytten in the face. Proverbs 10:9 He that leadeth an innocente lyfe, walketh surelye: but who so goeth a wrong way, shalbe knowne, Proverbs 10:10 He that wyncketh wyth hys eye, wyl do some harme: but he that hath a folysh mouth shalbe beaten. Proverbs 10:11 The mouth of a ryghtuos man is a wele of lyfe, but the mouth of the vngodly is past shame, and presumptuous. Proverbs 10:12 Euyll wyll stereth vp strife, but loue couereth the multytude of synnes. Proverbs 10:13 In the lyppes of hym that hath vnderstandynge a man shall fynde wysdome, but the rod belongeth to the backe of the folysh. Proverbs 10:14 Wyse men laie vp knowledge, but the mouth of the folysh is nye destruction. Proverbs 10:15 The rich mans goodes are his strong hold, but pouerte oppresseth the poore. Proverbs 10:16 The ryghtwyse laboureth to do good, but the vngodly vseth his encrease vnto sinne. Proverbs 10:17 To take hede vnto the chastenyng of nurtoure, is the way of lyfe: but he that refuseth to be refourmed, goeth wrong. Proverbs 10:18 Dissembling lippes kepe hatred secretly, and he that speaketh any sclander, is a foole. Proverbs 10:19 Where much babling is, ther must nedes be offence: he that refraineth his lippes is wisest of all. Proverbs 10:20 An innocent tong is a noble treasure, but the hert of the vngodly is nothynge worthe. Proverbs 10:21 The lyppes of the rightuous fed a whole multitude, but foles shal die in their owne folye. Proverbs 10:22 The blessing of the Lord maketh rich men, as for carefull trauayle, it doth nothynge therto. Proverbs 10:23 A fole doth wyckedly and maketh but a sport of it: neuerthelesse it is wysdome for a man to beware of suche. Proverbs 10:24 The thinge that the vngodly are afrayed of, shall come vpon them, but the rightuous shall haue their desyre. Proverbs 10:25 The vngodly is lyke a tempest that passeth ouer, and is no more sene but the rightuous remayneth sure for euer Proverbs 10:26 As vyneger is to the tethe, and as smoke is vnto the eyes, euen so sa slougysh person to them that send him forth. Proverbs 10:27 The feare of the Lorde maketh a long lyfe but the yeares of the vngodly shalbe shortened. Proverbs 10:28 The paciente abydynge of the rightuous shalbe turned to gladness, but þe hope of þe vngodli shal perish. Proverbs 10:29 The waye of the Lorde geueth a corage vnto the godly, but it is a fear for wicked doers Proverbs 10:30 The righteuous shall neuer be ouerthrowen but the vngodly shal remaine in the land. Proverbs 10:31 The mouth of the iust wilbe talkyng of wisdome, but the tonge of the frowarde shall perysh. Proverbs 10:32 The lyppes of the ryghtuous are occupied in acceptable thinges, but the mouth of the vngodly take them to the worst.