1902 Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR)
1 From this chapter to the five and twentieth are sundry observations of moral virtues, and their contrary vices.
10:1 ¶ The Proverbs of Solomon: A wise son, maketh a glad father, but, a foolish son, is the grief of his mother.
10:2 ¶ The treasures of lawlessness, do not profit, but, righteousness, delivereth from death.
10:4 ¶ He becometh poor, who dealeth with a slack hand, but, the hand of the diligent, maketh rich.
10:5 ¶ He that gathereth in summer, is a prudent son, he that sleepeth long in harvest, is a son causing shame.
10:6 ¶ Blessings, are for the head of the righteous man, but, the mouth of the lawless, covereth up wrong.
10:7 ¶ The memory of the righteous, yieldeth blessing, but, the name of the lawless, dieth out.
10:8 ¶ The wise in heart, will accept commandments, but, he that is foolish with his lips, shall be thrust away.
10:9 ¶ He that walketh uprightly, may walk securely, but, he that maketh crooked his ways, shall be found out.
10:10 ¶ He that winketh with the eye, causeth sorrow, and, he that is foolish with his lips, shall be thrust aside.
10:11 ¶ A well-spring of life, is the mouth of the righteous, but, the mouth of the lawless, covereth wrong.
10:12 ¶ Hatred, stirreth up strifes, but, over all transgressions, love throweth a covering.
10:13 ¶ In the lips of the intelligent, is found wisdom, but, a rod, is for the back of him that lacketh sense.
10:14 ¶ Wise men, treasure up knowledge, but, the mouth of the foolish, is a terror near at hand.
10:15 ¶ The substance of the rich, is his strong city, the terror of the poor, is their poverty.
10:16 ¶ The labour of the righteous, [leadeth] to life, the increase of the lawless, to sin.
10:17 ¶ On the way to life, is he that heedeth correction, but, he that hateth reproof, is going astray.
10:18 ¶ He that concealeth hatred, hath false lips, and he that sendeth forth slander, the same, is a dullard.
10:19 ¶ In the multitude of words, there wanteth not transgression, but, he that restraineth his lips, sheweth prudence.
10:20 ¶ Choice silver, is the tongue of the righteous, but, the sense of the lawless, is very small.
10:21 The lips of the righteous, feed multitudes, but, the foolish, for lack of sense, shall die.
10:23 ¶ It is, mere sport to a stupid man, to commit lewdness, but, wisdom, pertaineth to a man of understanding.
10:24 ¶ The dread of the lawless one, the same, shall overtake him, but, the desire of the righteous, shall he granted.
10:25 Like the passing away of a tempest, so the lawless one is not, but, the righteous, [hath] an age-abiding foundation.
10:26 ¶ As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so, is the sluggard, to them who send him.
10:28 The hope of the righteous, shall be gladness, but, the expectation of the lawless, shall vanish.
10:30 The righteous, to times age-abiding, shall remain unshaken, but, the lawless, shall not inhabit the earth.
10:31 ¶ The mouth of the righteous, beareth the fruit of wisdom, but, a perverse tongue, shall be cut off.
10:32 The lips of the righteous, know what is pleasing, but, the mouth of the lawless, [speaketh] perversities.
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