30:1 icapshe words of Agur the sonne of Iakeh, euen the prophecy: The man spake vnto Ithiel, euen vnto Ithiel and Ucal.  
30:2 Surely I am more brutish then any man, and haue not the vnderstanding of a man.  
30:3 I neither learned wisedome, nor haue the knowledge of the holy. Margin Note
30:4 Who hath ascended vp into heauen, or descended? who hath gathered the wind in his fists? who hath bound the waters in a garment? who hath established all the ends of the earth? what is his name, and what is his sonnes name, if thou canst tell?  
30:5 Euery word of God is pure: he is a shield vnto them that put their trust in him. Margin Note
30:6 Adde thou not vnto his words, lest he reproue thee, and thou be found a lyar.  
30:7 Two things haue I required of thee, deny me them not before I die. Margin Note
30:8 Remoue farre from mee vanity, and lyes; giue me neither pouerty, nor riches, feede me with food conuenient for me. Margin Note
30:9 Lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is the Lord? or lest I be poore, and steale, and take the name of my God in vaine. Margin Note
30:10 Accuse not a seruant vnto his master; lest he curse thee, and thou be found guilty. Margin Note
30:11 There is a generation that curseth their father, and doth not blesse their mother.  
30:12 There is a generation that are pure in their owne eyes, and yet is not washed from their filthinesse.  
30:13 There is a generation, O howe lofty are their eyes! and their eye-lids are lifted vp.  
30:14 There is a generation, whose teeth are as swords, and their iaw-teeth as kniues, to deuoure the poore from off the earth, and the needy from among men.  
30:15 The horse-leach hath two daughters, crying, Giue, giue. There are three things that are neuer satisfied, yea foure things say not, It is enough:  
30:16 The graue; and the barren wombe; the earth that is not filled with water; and the fire that saith not, It is enough.  
30:17 The eye that mocketh at his father, and despiseth to obey his mother; the rauens of the valley shall picke it out, and the young Eagles shall eate it. Margin Note
30:18 There be three things which are too wonderfull for me; yea foure, which I know not:  
30:19 The way of an Eagle in the ayre; the way of a serpent vpon a rocke; the the way of a ship in the midst of the sea; and the way of a man with a maid. Margin Note
30:20 Such is the way of an adulterous woman: she eateth, and wipeth her mouth, and saith, I haue done no wickednesse.  
30:21 For three things the earth is disquieted, and for foure which it cannot beare:  
30:22 For a seruant when he reigneth, and a foole when hee is filled with meate:  
30:23 For an odious woman when shee is married, and an handmayd that is heire to her mistresse.  
30:24 There be foure things which are little vpon the earth; but they are exceeding wise: Margin Note
30:25 The Ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meate in the summer.  
30:26 The conies are but a feeble folke, yet make they their houses in the rocks  
30:27 The locustes haue no king, yet goe they forth all of them by bands. Margin Note
30:28 The spider taketh hold with her hands, and is in kings palaces.  
30:29 There be three things which goe well, yea foure are comely in going:  
30:30 A lyon which is strongest among beastes, and turneth not away for any:  
30:31 A gray-hound; an hee-goate also; and a king, against whom there is no rising vp. Margin Note
30:32 If thou hast done foolishly in lifting vp thy selfe, or if thou hast thought euill, lay thine hand vpon thy mouth.  
30:33 Surely the churning of milke bringeth forth butter; and the wringing of the nose bringeth forth blood: so the forcing of wrath bringeth forth strife.