16:1 icapshe preparations of the heart in man, and the answere of the tongue, is from the Lord. Margin Note
16:2 All the wayes of a man are cleane in his owne eyes: but the Lord weigheth the spirits.  
16:3 Commit thy workes vnto the Lord, and thy thoughts shalbe established. Margin Note
16:4 The Lord hath made all things for himselfe: yea, euen the wicked for the day of euill.  
16:5 Euery one that is proud in heart, is an abomination to the Lord: though hand ioyne in hand, he shall not be vnpunished. Margin Note
16:6 By mercy and trueth iniquitie is purged: and by the feare of the Lord, men depart from euill.  
16:7 When a mans wayes please the Lord, he maketh euen his enemies to be at peace with him.  
16:8 Better is a little with righteousnesse, then great reuenewes without right.  
16:9 A mans heart deuiseth his way: but the Lord directeth his steps.  
16:10 A diuine sentence is in the lips of the king: his mouth transgresseth not in iudgement. Margin Note
16:11 A iust weight and ballance are the Lords: all the weights of the bagge are his worke.  
16:12 It is an abomination to kings to commit wickednesse: for the throne is established by righteousnesse.  
16:13 Righteous lips are the delight of kings: and they loue him that speaketh right.  
16:14 The wrath of a king is as messengers of death: but a wise man will pacifie it.  
16:15 In the light of the kings countenance is life, and his fauour is as a cloude of the latter raine.  
16:16 How much better is it to get wisedome, then gold? and to get vnderstanding, rather to be chosen then siluer?  
16:17 The high way of the vpright is to depart from euill: hee that keepeth his way, preserueth his soule.  
16:18 Pride goeth before destruction: and an hautie spirit before a fall.  
16:19 Better it is to be of an humble spirit with the lowly, then to diuide the spoile with the proud.  
16:20 He that handleth a matter wisely, shall finde good: and who so trusteth in the Lord, happy is hee. Margin Note
16:21 The wise in heart shall be called prudent; and the sweetnesse of the lips increaseth learning.  
16:22 Understanding is a well-spring of life vnto him that hath it: but the instruction of fooles is folly.  
16:23 The heart of the wise teacheth his mouth, and addeth learning to his lippes. Margin Note
16:24 Pleasant words are as an honycombe, sweete to the soule, and health to the bones.  
16:25 There is a way that seemeth right vnto a man; but the end thereof are the wayes of death.  
16:26 Hee that laboureth, laboureth for himselfe; for his mouth craueth it of him. Margin Note
16:27 An vngodly man diggeth vp euill: and in his lips there is as a burning fire. Margin Note
16:28 A froward man soweth strife; & a whisperer separateth chiefe friends. Margin Note
16:29 A violent man enticeth his neighbour, and leadeth him into the way that is not good.  
16:30 He shutteth his eyes to deuise froward things: moouing his lips he bringeth euill to passe.  
16:31 The hoary head is a crowne of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousnesse.  
16:32 He that is slow to anger, is better then the mighty: and he that ruleth his spirit, then he that taketh a citie.  
16:33 The lot is cast into the lap: but the whole disposing thereof is of the Lord.