Bible verses about proverbs | Coverdale

Bible verses about "proverbs" | Coverdale

Proverbs 20:1-30

1 Wyne is a voluptuous thinge, & drockennes causeth sedicion: who so delyteth therin, shal neuer be wyse. 2 The kynge ought to be feared as the roaringe of a lyon, who so prouoketh him vnto anger, offendeth agaynst his owne soule. 3 It is a mans honoure to kepe himself from strife, but they yt haue pleasure in braulinge, are fooles eueryone. 4 A slouthfull body wyl not go to plowe for colde, therfore shal he go abegginge in Sommer, and haue nothinge. 5 Wyse councell in the herte of man is like a water in the depe of the earth, but he that hath vnderstondinge, bryngeth it forth. 6 Many there be that are called good doers, but where shal one fynde a true faithful ma? 7 Who so ledeth a godly and an innocent life, happie shal his children be, whom he leaueth behynde him. 8 A kynge that sytteth in iudgment, and loketh well aboute him, dryueth awaye all euell. 9 Who can saye: my hert is cleane, I am innocent from synne? 10 To vse two maner of weightes, or two maner of measures, both these are abhominable vnto the LORDE. 11 A childe is knowne by his conuersacion, whether his workes be pure and right. 12 As for the hearinge of the eare & the sight of ye eye, ye LORDE hath made the both. 13 Delyte not thou in slepe, lest thou come vnto pouerte: but ope thine eyes, & thou shalt haue bred ynough. 14 It is naught, It is naught (saye men) whan they haue it, but whan it is gone, they geue it a good worde. 15 A mouth of vnderstodinge is more worth then golde, many precious stones, and costly Iewels. 16 Take his garment that is suertie for a straunger, & take a pledge of him for ye vnknowne mans sake. 17 Euery ma liketh the bred that is gotten with disceate, but at the last is mouth shalbe fylled with grauell. 18 Thorow councell the thinges that men deuyse go forwarde: & with discrecion ought warres to be taken in honde. 19 Medle not with him that bewrayeth secretes, and is a slaunderer, and disceaueth with his lippes. 20 Who so curseth his father and mother, his light shalbe put out in the myddest of darcknesse. 21 The heretage that commeth to haistely at the first, shal not be praysed at the ende. 22 Saye not thou: I will recompence euell, but put yi trust in the LORDE, & he shal defende ye. 23 The LORDE abhorreth two maner of weightes, and a false balauce is an euell thinge. 24 The LORDE ordreth euery mas goinges, for what is he, that vnderstondeth his owne wayes? 25 It is a snare for a man to blaspheme that which is holy, & then to go aboute wt vowes. 26 A wyse kynge destroyeth ye vngodly, & bryngeth the whele ouer them. 27 The lanterne of ye LORDE is ye breth of man, & goeth thorow all the inwarde partes of the body. 28 Mercy & faithfulnes preserue the kynge, & with louynge kyndnes his seate is holden vp. 29 The strength of yonge men is their worshipe, & a gray heade, is an honor vnto ye aged. 30 Woundes dryue awaye euell, and so do stripes the inwarde partes of the body.

Proverbs 3:5

5 Put thy trust in ye LORDE with all thine herte, and leane not vnto thine owne vnderstondinge.

Proverbs 16:1-7

1 A man maye well purpose a thinge in his harte, but ye answere of ye tonge cometh of ye LORDE. 2 A ma thinketh all his waies to be clene, but it is ye LORDE yt fashioneth ye myndes. 3 Commytte thy workes vnto ye LORDE, and loke what thou deuysest, it shal prospere. 4 The LORDE doth all thinges for his owne sake, yee & when he kepeth ye vngodly for ye daye of wrath. 5 The LORDE abhorreth all presumptuous & proude hertes, there maye nether strength ner power escape. 6 With louynge mercy & faithfulnesse synnes be forgeuen, and who so feareth ye LORDE eschueth euell. 7 When a mans wayes please ye LORDE, he maketh his very enemies to be his frendes.

Proverbs 12:15

15 Loke what a foole taketh in honde, he thinketh it well done: but he that is wyse, wyl be couceled.

Proverbs 29:11

11 A foole poureth out his sprete alltogether, but a wyse man kepeth it in till afterwarde.

James 1:5

5 Yf eny of you lacke wyssdome, let him axe of God, which geueth to all men indifferentlie, and casteth no man in the teth: and it shal be geue him.

Proverbs 23:9

9 Tel nothinge in to ye eares of a foole, for he wyl despyse the wy?dome of thy wordes.

Proverbs 22:7

7 The rich ruleth the poore, and ye borower is seruaunt to ye lender.

Proverbs 24:1-34

1 Be not thou gelous ouer wicked me, & desyre not thou to be amonge them. 2 For their herte ymagineth to do hurte, & their lippes talke of myschefe. 3 Thorow wy?dome an house shalbe buylded, & wt vnderstondinge it shalbe set vp. 4 Thorow discrecion shal ye chabers be fylled wt all costly & pleasaunt riches. 5 A wyse ma is stroge, yee a ma of vnderstodinge is better, the he yt is mightie of stregth. 6 For with discrecion must warres be take in honde, and where as are many yt can geue councell, there is ye victory. 7 Wy?dome is an hie thinge, yee eue to ye foole, for he darre not ope his mouth in ye gate. 8 He yt ymagineth myschefe, maye wel be called an vngracious personne. 9 The thoughte of ye foolish is synne, & ye scornefull is an abhominacion vnto me. 10 Yf thou be ouersene & necliget in tyme of nede, the is thy stregth but small. 11 Delyuer the yt go vnto death, & are led awaie to be slaine, & be not necliget therin. 12 Yf thou wilt saye: I knewe not of it. Thynkest thou yt he which made ye hertes, doth not cosidre it? & yt he which regardeth yi soule, seith it not? Shal not he recopence euery man acordinge to his workes? 13 My sonne, thou eatest hony & ye swete hony cobe, because it is good & swete in thy mouth. 14 Euen so shall ye knowlege of wysdome be vnto yi soule, as soone as thou hast gotte it. And there is good hope, yee yi hope shal not be in vayne. 15 Laye no preuy waite wickedly vpon ye house of ye rightuous, & disquiete not his restinge place. 16 For a iust ma falleth seuen tymes, & ryseth vp agayne, but ye vngodly fall in to wickednes. 17 Reioyce not thou at ye fall of thine enemie, and let not thine herte be glad whan he stombleth. 18 Lest ye LORDE (when he seyth it) be angrie, & turne his wrath from him vnto the. 19 Let not yi wrath & gelousy moue ye, to foolow ye wicked and vngodly. 20 And why? ye wicked hath nothinge to hope for, & ye cadle of the vngodly shall be put out. 21 My sonne, feare thou ye LORDE & ye kinge, & kepe no copany wt ye slaunderous: 22 for their destruccion shal come sodenly, & who knoweth ye fall of the both? 23 These are also ye saieges of ye wyse. It is not good, to haue respecte of any personne in iudgmet. 24 He yt saieth to ye vngodly: thou art rightuous, him shall the people curse, yee ye comotie shal abhorre him. 25 But they yt rebuke ye vngodly shalbe comended, & a riche blessinge shal come vpo the. 26 He maketh him self to be well loued, that geueth a good answere. 27 First make vp yi worke yt is wt out, & loke well vnto yt which thou hast in ye felde, & the buylde thine house. 28 Be no false wytnesse agaynst yi neghbor, & hurte him not wt yi lyppes. 29 Saye not: I wil hadle him, eue as he hath dealte wt me, & wil rewarde euery ma acordinge to his dedes. 30 I wente by ye felde of ye slouthfull, & by ye vynyarde of the foolish ma. 31 And lo, it was all couered wt nettels, & stode full of thistles, & ye stone wall was broke downe. 32 This I sawe, & cosidered it wel: I loked vpo it, & toke it for a warnynge. 33 Yee slepe on still a litle, slobre a litle, folde thine hodes together yet a litle: 34 so shall pouerte come vnto the as one yt trauayleth by ye waye, & necessite like a wapened man.

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