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Proverbs 10

Sundry observations of moral virtues, and their contrary vices (10-24).

Proverbs 10:1 A wise sonne maketh a glad father: but a foolish sonne is an heauines to his mother. Proverbs 10:2 The treasures of wickednesse profite nothing: but righteousnesse deliuereth from death. Proverbs 10:3 The Lord will not famish the soule of the righteous: but he casteth away the substance of the wicked. Proverbs 10:4 A slouthfull hand maketh poore: but the hand of the diligent maketh riche. Proverbs 10:5 He that gathereth in sommer, is the sonne of wisdome: but he that sleepeth in haruest, is the sonne of confusion. Proverbs 10:6 Blessings are vpon the head of the righteous: but iniquitie shall couer the mouth of the wicked. Proverbs 10:7 The memoriall of the iust shalbe blessed: but the name of the wicked shall rotte. Proverbs 10:8 The wise in heart will receiue commandements: but the foolish in talke shalbe beaten. Proverbs 10:9 He that walketh vprightly, walketh boldely: but he that peruerteth his wayes, shalbe knowen. Proverbs 10:10 He that winketh with the eye, worketh sorowe, & he that is foolish in talke, shalbe beaten. Proverbs 10:11 The mouth of a righteous man is a welspring of life: but iniquitie couereth the mouth of the wicked. Proverbs 10:12 Hatred stirreth vp contentions: but loue couereth all trespasses. Proverbs 10:13 In the lippes of him that hath vnderstanding wisdome is founde, and a rod shalbe for the backe of him that is destitute of wisedome. Proverbs 10:14 Wise men lay vp knowledge: but ye mouth of the foole is a present destruction. Proverbs 10:15 The riche mans goodes are his strong citie: but the feare of the needie is their pouertie. Proverbs 10:16 The labour of the righteous tendeth to life: but the reuenues of the wicked to sinne. Proverbs 10:17 He that regardeth instruction, is in the way of life: but he that refuseth correction, goeth out of the way. Proverbs 10:18 He that dissembleth hatred with lying lips, and he that inuenteth slaunder, is a foole. Proverbs 10:19 In many wordes there cannot want iniquitie: but he that refrayneth his lippes, is wise. Proverbs 10:20 The tongue of the iust man is as fined siluer: but the heart of the wicked is litle worth. Proverbs 10:21 The lippes of the righteous doe feede many: but fooles shall die for want of wisedome. Proverbs 10:22 The blessing of the Lorde, it maketh riche, and he doeth adde no sorowes with it. Proverbs 10:23 It is as a pastime to a foole to doe wickedly: but wisedome is vnderstanding to a man. Proverbs 10:24 That which the wicked feareth, shal come vpon him: but God wil graunt the desire of the righteous. Proverbs 10:25 As the whirlewinde passeth, so is the wicked no more: but the righteous is as an euerlasting foundation. Proverbs 10:26 As vineger is to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the slouthful to them that send him. Proverbs 10:27 The feare of the Lord increaseth the dayes: but the yeeres of the wicked shalbe diminished. Proverbs 10:28 The patient abiding of the righteous shal be gladnesse: but the hope of the wicked shall perish. Proverbs 10:29 The way of the Lord is strength to the vpright man: but feare shall be for the workers of iniquitie. Proverbs 10:30 The righteous shall neuer be remooued: but the wicked shall not dwell in the land. Proverbs 10:31 The mouth of the iust shall be fruitfull in wisdome: but the tongue of the froward shall be cut out. Proverbs 10:32 The lips of the righteous knowe what is acceptable: but the mouth of the wicked speaketh froward things.

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