3:1 icapsy sonne, forget not my lawe; but let thine heart keepe my commaundements:  
3:2 For length of dayes, and long life, and peace shall they adde to thee. Margin Note
3:3 Let not mercy and trueth forsake thee: bind them about thy necke, write them vpon the table of thine heart.  
3:4 So shalt thou find fauour, and good vnderstanding in the sight of God, and man. Margin Note
3:5 Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and leaue not vnto thine owne vnderstanding.  
3:6 In all thy wayes acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy pathes.  
3:7 Be not wise in thine owne eyes: feare the Lord, and depart from euill.  
3:8 It shalbe health to thy nauill, and marrow to thy bones. Margin Note
3:9 Honour the Lord with thy substance, and with the first fruits of all thine increase.  
3:10 So shall thy barnes be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine.  
3:11 My sonne, despise not the chastening of the Lord: neither be weary of his correction.  
3:12 For whom the Lord loueth, he correcteth, euen as a father the sonne, in whom he delighteth.  
3:13 Happy is the man that findeth wisedome, and the man that getteth vnderstanding. Margin Note
3:14 For the merchandise of it is better then the merchandise of siluer, and the gaine thereof, then fine gold.  
3:15 She is more precious then Rubies: and all the things thou canst desire, are not to be compared vnto her.  
3:16 Length of dayes is in her right hand: and in her left hand, riches and honour.  
3:17 Her wayes are wayes of plesantnesse: and all her pathes are peace.  
3:18 She is a tree of life, to them that lay hold vpon her: and happy is euery one that retaineth her.  
3:19 The Lord by wisedome hath founded the earth; by vnderstanding hath he established the heauens. Margin Note
3:20 By his knowledge the depthes are broken vp; and the cloudes droppe downe the dew.  
3:21 My sonne, let not them depart from thine eyes: keepe sound wisedome and discretion.  
3:22 So shall they bee life vnto thy soule, and grace to thy necke.  
3:23 Then shalt thou walke in thy way safely, & thy foot shall not stumble.  
3:24 When thou lyest downe, thou shalt not be afraide: yea, thou shalt lye downe, and thy sleepe shalbe sweet.  
3:25 Be not afraid of sudden feare, neither of the desolation of the wicked, when it commeth.  
3:26 For the Lord shalbe thy confidence, and shall keepe thy foote from being taken.  
3:27 Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to doe it. Margin Note
3:28 Say not vnto thy neighbour, Goe, and come againe, and to morrow I will giue, when thou hast it by thee.  
3:29 Deuise not euil against thy neighbour, seeing hee dwelleth securely by thee. Margin Note
3:30 Striue not with a man without cause, if hee haue done thee no harme.  
3:31 Enuie thou not the oppressour, and choose none of his wayes. Margin Note
3:32 For the froward is abomination to the Lord: but his secret is with the righteous.  
3:33 The curse of the Lord is in the house of the wicked: but he blesseth the habitation of the iust.  
3:34 Surely he scorneth the scorners: but he giueth grace vnto the lowly.  
3:35 The wise shall inherite glory, but shame shalbe the promotion of fooles. Margin Note