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From this Chapter to the fiue and twentieth, are sundry obseruations of morall vertues, and their contrary vices.

1The Prouerbes of Solomon: A wise sonne maketh a glad father: but a foolish sonne is the heauinesse of his mother.1

2Treasures of wickednesse profit nothing: but righteousnes deliuereth from death.2

3The Lord will not suffer the soule of the righteous to famish: but he casteth away the substance of the wicked.3

4Hee becommeth poore that dealeth with a slacke hand: but the hand of the diligent, maketh rich.4

5Hee that gathereth in Summer, is a wise sonne: but hee that sleepeth in haruest, is a sonne that causeth shame.

6Blessings are vpon the head of the iust: but violence couereth the mouth of the wicked.6

7The memorie of the iust is blessed: but the name of the wicked shall rot.7

8The wise in heart will receiue commaundements: but a prating foole shall fall.8

9He that walketh vprightly, walketh surely: but he that peruerteth his wayes, shalbe knowen.9

10Hee that winketh with the eye, causeth sorrow: but a prating foole shall fall.10

11The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: but violence couereth the mouth of the wicked.11

12Hatred stirreth vp strifes: but loue couereth all sinnes.12

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13In the lips of him that hath vnderstanding, wisedome is found: but a rod is for the backe of him that is voyd of vnderstanding.13

14Wise men lay vp knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish is neere destruction.

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15The rich mans wealth is his strong citie: the destruction of the poore is their pouertie.15

16The labour of the righteous tendeth to life: the fruite of the wicked to sinne.

17He is in the way of life that keepeth instruction: but hee that refuseth reproofe, erreth.17

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18Hee that hideth hatred with lying lippes, and he that vttereth a slander, is a foole.

19In the multitude of words there wanteth not sinne: but he that refraineth his lippes, is wise.

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20The tongue of the iust is as choise siluer: the heart of the wicked is little worth.

21The lippes of the righteous feed many: but fooles die for want of wisedome.21

22The blessing of the Lord, it maketh rich, and hee addeth no sorrow with it.

23It is as a sport to a foole to doe mischiefe: but a man of vnderstanding hath wisedome.23

24The feare of the wicked, it shall come vpon him: but the desire of the righteous shalbe granted.

25As the whirlewinde passeth, so is the wicked no more: but the righteous is an euerlasting foundation.

26As vineger to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to them that send him.

27The feare of the Lord prolongeth dayes: but the yeeres of the wicked shalbe shortened.27

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28The hope of the righteous shall bee gladnesse: but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.28

29The way of the Lord is strength to the vpright: but destruction shall bee to the workers of iniquitie.

30The righteous shall neuer bee remooued: but the wicked shall not inhabite the earth.30

31The mouth of the iust bringeth foorth wisedome: but the froward tongue shalbe cut out.

32The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable: but the mouth of the wicked speaketh frowardnesse.32

Original 1611 KJV Sidenote References for Proverbs Chapter 10

1 Chap. 15. 20.
2 Chap. 11. 4.
3 Psal.37. 25. , Or, the wicked for their wickednesse.
4 Chap. 12. 24.
6 Verse 11.
7 Psal. 112. 6.
8 Hebr. a foole of lips. , Or, shalbe beaten.
9 Psal. 23.4.
10 Cha.6.13. , Or, shalbe beaten.
11 Chap. 13. 14.
12 1.Pet.4.8. 1.cor.13.4.
13 Hebr. heart.
15 Chap. 18. 11.
17 Or, causeth to erre.
21 Hebr. of heart.
23 Chap. 14. 9.
27 Chap.9. 11. , Hebr. addeth.
28 Iob 8. 13. and 11. 20. psal.112. 10.
30 Psal.125. 1. and 37. 22.
32 Hebr. frowardnesses.

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