20:1 icapsine is a mocker, strong drinke is raging: and whosoeuer is deceiued thereby, is not wise.  
20:2 The feare of a king, is as the roaring of a Lion: who so prouoketh him to anger, sinneth against his owne soule.  
20:3 It is an honour for a man to cease from strife: but euery foole will be medling.  
20:4 The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; therefore shall he begge in haruest, and haue nothing. Margin Note
20:5 Counsell in the heart of man is like deepe water: but a man of vnderstanding will draw it out.  
20:6 Most men will proclaime euery one his owne goodnes: but a faithfull man who can finde? Margin Note
20:7 The iust man walketh in his integritie: his children are blessed after him.  
20:8 A king that sitteth in the throne of iudgement, scattereth away all euill with his eyes.  
20:9 Who can say, I haue made my heart cleane, I am pure from my sinne?  
20:10 Diuers weights, and diuers measures, both of them are alike abomination to the Lord. Margin Note
20:11 Euen a childe is knowen by his doings, whether his worke be pure, and whether it be right.  
20:12 The hearing eare, and the seeing eye, the Lord hath made euen both of them.  
20:13 Loue not sleepe, lest thou come to pouertie: open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.  
20:14 It is nought, it is nought (saith the buyer:) but when he is gone his way, then he boasteth.  
20:15 There is gold, and a multitude of Rubies: but the lips of knowledge are a precious iewell.  
20:16 Take his garment that is suerty for a stranger: and take a pledge of him for a strange woman.  
20:17 Bread of deceit is sweet to a man: but afterwards his mouth shall be filled with grauell. Margin Note
20:18 Euery purpose is established by counsell: and with good aduice make warre.  
20:19 He that goeth about as a tale-bearer, reueileth secrets; therefore meddle not with him that flattereth with his lippes. Margin Note
20:20 Who so curseth his father or his mother, his lampe shall be put out in obscure darkenesse. Margin Note
20:21 An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning: but the ende thereof shall not be blessed.  
20:22 Say not thou, I will recompence euil: but wait on the Lord, and he shall saue thee.  
20:23 Diuers waights are an abomination vnto the Lord: and a false ballance is not good. Margin Note
20:24 Mans goings are of the Lord; how can a man then vnderstand his owne way?  
20:25 It is a snare to the man who deuoureth that which is holy: and after vowes, to make inquirie.  
20:26 A wise king scattereth the wicked, & bringeth the wheele ouer them.  
20:27 The spirit of man is the candle of the Lord, searching all the inward parts of the belly. Margin Note
20:28 Mercy and trueth preserue the king: and his throne is vpholden by mercy.  
20:29 The glory of yong men is their strength: and the beautie of old men is the gray head.  
20:30 The blewnes of a wound cleanseth away euill: so doe stripes the inward parts of the belly. Margin Note