||viro qui corripientem dura cervice contemnit repentinus superveniet interitus et eum sanitas non sequitur
The man that with a stiff neck despiseth him that reproveth him, shall suddenly be destroyed: and health shall not follow him.
||in multiplicatione iustorum laetabitur vulgus cum impii sumpserint principatum gemet populus
When just men increase, the people shall rejoice: when the wicked shall bear rule, the people shall mourn.
||vir qui amat sapientiam laetificat patrem suum qui autem nutrit scorta perdet substantiam
A man that loveth wisdom, rejoiceth his father: but he that maintaineth harlots, shall squander away his substance.
||rex iustus erigit terram vir avarus destruet eam
A just king setteth up the land: a covetous man shall destroy it.
||homo qui blandis fictisque sermonibus loquitur amico suo rete expandit gressibus eius
A man that speaketh to his friend with flattering and dissembling words, spreadeth a net for his feet.
||peccantem virum iniquum involvet laqueus et iustus laudabit atque gaudebit
A snare shall entangle the wicked man when he sinneth: and the just shall praise and rejoice.
||novit iustus causam pauperum impius ignorat scientiam
The just taketh notice of the cause of the poor: the wicked is void of knowledge.
||homines pestilentes dissipant civitatem sapientes avertunt furorem
Corrupt men bring a city to ruin: but wise men turn away wrath.
||vir sapiens si cum stulto contenderit sive irascatur sive rideat non inveniet requiem
If a wise man contend with a fool, whether he be angry, or laugh, he shall find no rest.
||viri sanguinum oderunt simplicem iusti quaerunt animam eius
Bloodthirsty men hate the upright: but just men seek his soul.
||totum spiritum suum profert stultus sapiens differt et reservat in posterum
A fool uttereth all his mind: a wise man deferreth, and keepeth it till afterwards.
||princeps qui libenter audit verba mendacii omnes ministros habebit impios
A prince that gladly heareth lying words, hath all his servants wicked.
||pauper et creditor obviam fuerunt sibi utriusque inluminator est Dominus
The poor man and the creditor have met one another: the Lord is the enlightener of them both.
||rex qui iudicat in veritate pauperes thronus eius in aeternum firmabitur
The king that judgeth the poor in truth, his throne shall be established for ever.
||virga atque correptio tribuet sapientiam puer autem qui dimittitur voluntati suae confundet matrem suam
The rod and reproof give wisdom: but the child that is left to his own will, bringeth his mother to shame.
||in multiplicatione impiorum multiplicabuntur scelera et iusti ruinas eorum videbunt
When the wicked are multiplied, crimes shall be multiplied: but the just shall see their downfall.
||erudi filium tuum et refrigerabit te et dabit delicias animae tuae
Instruct thy son and he shall refresh thee, and shall give delight to thy soul.
||cum prophetia defecerit dissipabitur populus qui custodit legem beatus est
When prophecy shall fail, the people shall be scattered abroad: but he that keepeth the law, is blessed.
||servus verbis non potest erudiri quia quod dicis intellegit et respondere contemnit
A slave will not be corrected by words: because he understandeth what thou sayest, and will not answer.
||vidisti hominem velocem ad loquendum stulti magis speranda est quam illius correptio
Hast thou seen a man hasty to speak? folly is rather to be looked for, than his amendment.
||qui delicate a pueritia nutrit servum suum postea illum sentiet contumacem
He that nourisheth his servant delicately from his childhood, afterwards shall find him stubborn.
||vir iracundus provocat rixas et qui ad indignandum facilis est erit ad peccata proclivior
A passionate man provoketh quarrels: and he that is easily stirred up to wrath, shall be more prone to sin.
||superbum sequitur humilitas et humilem spiritu suscipiet gloria
Humiliation followeth the proud: and glory shall uphold the humble of spirit.
||qui cum fure partitur odit animam suam adiurantem audit et non indicat
He that is partaker with a thief, hateth his own soul: he heareth one putting him to his oath, and discovereth not.
||qui timet hominem cito corruet qui sperat in Domino sublevabitur
He that feareth man shall quickly fall: he that trusteth in the Lord, shall be set on high.
||multi requirunt faciem principis et a Domino iudicium egreditur singulorum
Many seek the face of the prince: but the judgment of every one cometh forth from the Lord.
||abominantur iusti virum impium et abominantur impii eos qui in recta sunt via
The just abhor a wicked man: and the wicked loathe them that are in the right way. The son that keepeth the word, shall be free from destruction.