Chapter 13

  1. 1. A wise sonne heareth his fathers instruction: but a scorner heareth not rebuke.
  2. 2. A man shall eate good by the fruit of his mouth: but the soule of the transgressours, shall eate violence.
  3. 3. He that keepeth his mouth, keepeth his life: but hee that openeth wide his lips, shall haue destruction.
  4. 4. The soule of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing: but the soule of the diligent shall be made fat.
  5. 5. A righteous man hateth lying: but a wicked man is loathsome, and commeth to shame.
  6. 6. Righteousnesse keepeth him that is vpright in the way: but wickednesse ouerthroweth the sinner.
  7. 7. There is that maketh himselfe rich, yet hath nothing: there is that maketh himselfe poore, yet hath great riches.
  8. 8. The ransome of a mans life are his riches: but the poore heareth not rebuke.
  9. 9. The light of the righteous reioyceth: but the lampe of the wicked shall be put out.
  10. 10. Onely by pride commeth contention: but with the well aduised is wisedome.
  11. 11. Wealth gotten by vanitie shall be diminished: but he that gathereth by labour, shall increase.
  12. 12. Hope deferred maketh the heart sicke: but when the desire commeth, it is a tree of life.
  13. 13. Whoso despiseth the word, shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commaundement, shall be rewarded.
  14. 14. The lawe of the wise is a fountaine of life, to depart from the snares of death.
  15. 15. Good vnderstanding giueth fauour: but the way of transgressours is hard.
  16. 16. Euery prudent man dealeth with knowledge: but a foole layeth open his folly.
  17. 17. A wicked messenger falleth into mischiefe: but a faithfull ambassadour is health.
  18. 18. Pouerty and shame shall be to him that refuseth instruction: but he that regardeth reproofe, shall be honoured.
  19. 19. The desire accomplished is sweet to the soule: but it is abomination to fooles to depart from euill.
  20. 20. He that walketh with wise men, shall be wise: but a companion of fooles shall be destroyed.
  21. 21. Euill pursueth sinners: but to the righteous, good shall be repayd.
  22. 22. A good man leaueth an inheritance to his childrens children: and the wealth of the sinner is layd vp for the iust.
  23. 23. Much food is in the tillage of the poore: but there is that is destroyed for want of iudgement.
  24. 24. He that spareth his rod, hateth his sonne: but he that loueth him, chasteneth him betimes.
  25. 25. The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soule: but the belly of the wicked shall want.

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