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Genesis 2:1-25

1 The heauens also and the erth were fynished, and all the hoost of them. 2 And in the seuenth daye God ended his worcke which he had made. In the seuenth daye also, he rested from all hys worke which he had made. 3 And God blessed the seuenth daye, and sanctifyed it, because that in it he had rested from all his worke, which God ordeyned to make. 4 These are the generacions of the heauens and of the earth when they were created, in the daye, when the Lorde God made the earth and the heauens 5 and euery plant of the felde, before it was in the earth: and euery herbe of the felde, before it grewe. For the Lord God had not caused it to raygne vpon the earth, nether was there a man to tyll the grounde. 6 And there went vp a myste from of the earth, and watred the whole face of the grounde. 7 The Lorde God also shope man, euen dust from of the grounde, and brethed into his nastrels the breth of lyfe: and Adam was made a lyuing soule. 8 And the Lorde God planted a garden eastwarde from Eden, and there he put man whom he had made. 9 Moreouer, out of the grounde made the Lorde God to growe, euery tre that was pleasaunt to the sight, and commodious for meate. The tre of lyfe also and the tre of knowledge of good and of euyll was in the myddes of the garden. 10 And out of Eden, there went forth a riuer to water the garden. And from thence it was deuyded, and became into foure heades. 11 The name of one is Pison. The same is it that compasseth the whole lande of Hauilah, 12 where there is golde. And the golde of that lande is good. There is also Bdelliun, and the onix stone. 13 The name of the second ryuer is, Gihon: the same is it that compasseth the whole lande of Ethiopia. 14 The name of the third ryuer is Hidekel, & it goth towarde the eastsyde of Assiria. And the fourth ryuer is Euphrates. 15 The Lord God also toke Adam, and put him into the garden of Eden, that he myght dresse and kepe it. 16 And the Lorde God commaunded Adam, saying: Eating, thou shalt eate of euery tre of the garden. 17 But as touchynge the tre of knowledge of good and euell, thou shalt not eate of it. Els, in what daye soeuer thou eatest therof, thou shalt dye the death. 18 And agayne, the Lord God sayd: It is not good that Adam shulde be alone I will make him an helpe, which maye be present wt him. 19 And so out of the grounde shope the Lorde God euery beast of the felde, and euery foule of the ayre, and brought it vnto man, that he myght se howe he wolde call it. For likewyse as man hym selfe named euery liuyng thyng, euen so was the name therof. 20 Man him selfe therfore named the names vnto all catell, and foule of the ayre, and to euery beast of the felde. And for man founde he not an helpe that myght be present with him. 21 The Lorde God also caused a slomber to fall vpon Adam, and he slept. And he toke one of hys ribbes, & closed vp the flesh in stead therof. 22 And the rybbe which the Lorde God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her vnto man. 23 And man sayde: This is nowe bone of my bones, and fleshe of my fleshe. She shalbe called woman, because she was taken out of man. 24 For this cause shall a man leaue hys father and hys mother, & shalbe ioyned with hys wyfe, and they shall become one flesh: 25 and they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed.

Psalms 119:44-47

44 So shall I alwaye kepe thy lawe, yee for euer & euer. 45 And I will walke at liberty, for I seke thy commaundementes. 46 I wyll speake of thy testimonies also euen before kynges, & wyll not be ashamed. 47 And my delite shalbe in thy commaundementes, which I haue loued.

Proverbs 3:1-2

1 My sonne, forget not thou my lawe, but se that thyne hert kepe my commaundementes. 2 For they shall prolonge the dayes & yeres of thy lyfe, and bringe the peace.

Proverbs 26:1-28

1 Like as snowe is not mete in sommer, ner rayne in haruest, euen so is worshipe vnsemely for a foole. 2 Lyke as the byrde & the swalowe take theyr flyght & fle here & there, so the curse that is geuen in vayne, shall not lyght vpon a man. 3 Unto the horse belongeth a whyppe, to the Asse a brydle, & a rodde to the fooles backe. 4 Geue not the foole an answere after his foolyshnesse, lest thou become lyke vnto him: 5 but make the foole an answere to his foolyshnesse, lest he be wyse in his awne conceate. 6 He is lame of his fete, yee droncken is he in vanyte, that committeth eny message to a foole. 7 Lyke as in a lame man his legges ar not equall, euen so is a parable in the fooles mouth. 8 He that setteth a foole in hie dignite, that is euen as yf a man put a stone in a slynge. 9 A parable in a fooles mouth is lyke a thorne that prycketh a droncken man in the hande. 10 A man of experience discerneth all thinges wel: but he that putteth the fole to silence endeth the stryfe. 11 Lyke as the dogg turneth agayne to his vomyte, euen so a foole beginneth hys folyshnesse agayne a fresh. 12 If thou seest a man that is wyse in his awne conceate, there is more hope in a foole then in hym. 13 The slouthfull sayeth: there is a lyon in the waye, & a lyon in the myddest of the stretes. 14 Lyke as the dore turneth aboute vpon the henges, euen so doth the slouthfull welter him selfe in his bedd. 15 The slouthfull body thrusteth his hande into hys bosome, and it greueth hym to put it agayne to his mouth. 16 The slogarde thinketh him selfe wyser, then seuen men that sytt & teach. 17 Who so goeth by & medleth wt other mens stryfe he is lyke one that taketh a dogge by the eares. 18 Lyke as a madd man that castith fyre brandes, and shoteth deadly arowes and dartes euen so doth a dissembler wt his neyghboure. 19 And then sayth he I dyd it but in sporte. 20 Where no wodd is, there the fyre goeth out: Euen so where the tale betrayer is taken awaye, there the strife ceaseth. 21 Coles kyndle heate, & wodd the fyre: euen so doth a brauling felowe stere vp variaunce. 22 A taleberars wordes are lyke men that stryke with hammers, but they pearse the inwarde partes of the body. 23 Uenymous lyppes and a wycked herte, are lyke a potsherde couered with syluer drosse. 24 And enemye shalbe knowen by his talkyng, & in the meane season he ymagyneth myschefe, 25 but when he speaketh fayre, beleue him not, for there are seuen abhominacions in his herte. 26 Who so kepeth euell will, secretly to do hurte, his malyce shalbe shewed before the whole congregacyon. 27 Who so dyggeth vp a pytt, shall fall therin: & he that weltreth a stone, shall stomble vpon it him selfe. 28 A dyssemblinge tonge hateth one that rebuketh hym, and a flatterynge mouth worcketh myschefe.

Isaiah 11:4-12

4 but wt ryghteousnesse shal he iudge the poore, and with holynes shal he refourme the simple of the worlde. He shall smyte the worlde with the rodd of hys mouth, & wt the breath of hys mouth shall he staye the vngodly. 5 Ryghteousnesse shalbe the gyrdle of his loynes, trueth & faythfulnesse, the gyrdynge vp of hys raynes. 6 The wolfe shall dwell with the lambe, and the Leoparde shal lye downe by the goate. Bullockes, Lyons & catell shall kepe company together, so that a lytle chylde shall rule them. 7 The kowe & the Bere shall fede together, & their yonge ones shall lye together. The Lyon shall eate strawe lyke the oxe, or the kowe. 8 The childe whyle he sucketh, shal haue a desire to the serpentes nest, and when he is weaned, he shall put hys hande into the Cockatryce denne. 9 No man shall do euel to another, no man shal destroye another, in all the hyll of my holynes. For the earth shalbe full of the knowledge of the Lord, euen as the see floweth ouer with water. 10 And in that daye shal the gentyles enquere after the rote of Iesse which shalbe set vp for a token vnto the people, & hys dwellynge shalbe glorious. 11 At the same time shal the lord take in hande agayne, to conquere the remnaunt of his people (which shalbe left alyue) From the Assyrians, Egypcians, Arabians, Morians, Elamites, Caldeyes, Antiochians and from the Ilandes of the see. 12 And he shall sett vp a token amonge the Gentyles, and gather together the dispersed of Israel, yee & the out castes of Iuda from the foure corners of the worlde.

Matthew 7:21-23

21 Not euery one that sayth vnto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kyngdome of heauen: but he that doth the wyll of my father, which is in heauen. 22 Many wyll saye to me in that daye: Lord, Lorde, haue we not prophecyed thorow thy name? And thorow thy name haue cast out deuyls? And done many miraracles thorow thy name? 23 And then wyll I knowledge vnto them. I neuer knewe you. Departe fro me, ye that worcke iniquyte.

Mark 2:27

27 And he sayde vnto them: the Sabboth was made for man, & not man for the Sabboth.

2 Thessalonians 3:10

10 For when we were wyth you, this we warned you of, that yf eny wolde not worcke, the same shulde not eate.

1 Corinthians 9:26

26 I therfore so runne, not as at an vncertayne thyng. So fyght I, not as one that beateth the ayer:

Proverbs 12:24

24 A diligent hande shall beare rule, but the ydle shalbe vnder tribute.

Ephesians 6:11-18

11 Put on all the armoure of God, that ye maye stande agaynst the assautes of the deuyll. 12 For we wrestle not agaynst bloude and flesshe: but agaynst rule, agaynst power, agaynst worldy rulers, euen gouerners of the darcknes of thys worlde, agaynst spretuall craftynes in heauenly thynges. 13 Wherfore take vnto you the whole armoure of God, that ye maye be able to resyste in the euyll daye, and stande perfecte in all thinges. 14 Stande therfore, and youre loynes gyrd with the trueth, hauynge on the brest plate of ryghtewesnes, 15 & hauynge shoes on youre fete, that ye maye be prepared for the Gospell of peace. 16 Aboue all, take to you the shylde of fayth, wherwith ye maye quenche all the fyrie dartes of the wycked. 17 And take the helmet of saluacyon, and the swearde of the sprete, which is the worde of God. 18 And praye all wayes with all maner of prayer and supplicacyon in the sprete: and watch ther vnto with all instance and supplycacyon for all saynctes

Proverbs 19:15

15 Slouthfulnes bryngeth slepe: and a soule accustomed with crafte shall suffre honger.

Matthew 25:14-30

14 Lykewise as a certeine man ready to take his iorney to a straunge countre, called his seruauntes, & delyuered vnto them hys goodes. 15 And vnto one he gaue .v. talentes, to another .ij. & to another one: to euery man after his habilite, & streight waye departed. 16 Then he that had receaued the fyue talentes, went, & occupied wt the same, & wanne other fyue talentes. 17 Lykewyse also, he that receaued two, gayned other two. 18 But he that receaued that one, went & dygged in the erth, and hid his Lordes money. 19 After a longe season, the Lorde of those seruauntes came, and rekened wyth them. 20 And so he that had receaued fyue talentes came, & brought other fyue talentes, sayinge: Sir, thou delyueredst vnto me fyue talentes: beholde, I haue gayned with them fyue talentes moo: 21 His Lord sayde vnto him: well thou good and faythfull seruaunt. Thou hast bene faythfull ouer fewe thinges, I wyll make the ruler ouer many thinges: entre thou into the ioye of thy Lorde. 22 He also that had receaued two talentes, came and sayde: Sir, thou delyueredst vnto me two talentes: beholde, I haue wone two other talentes with them: 23 his Lord sayd vnto him: well good & faythfull seruaunt. Thou hast bene faythfull ouer fewe thinges. I will make the ruler ouer many thinges: Entre thou into the ioye of thy Lorde. 24 Then he whych had receaued the one talent, came, & sayd: Sir I knewe the that thou art an harde man: reaping where thou hast not sowen, & gathering where thou hast not strawed, 25 and therfore was I afrayde, & went, and hyd thy talent in the erth: lo, there thou hast that thine is. 26 His lord answered & sayd vnto him thou euyll & slowthfull seruaunt, thou knewest, that I reape where I sowed not, & gather, where I haue not strawed: 27 thou oughtest therfore to haue delyuered my money to the exchaungers, & then at my commynge shulde I haue receaued myne awne with vauntage. 28 Take therfore the talent from hym, & geue it vnto hym which hath ten talentes. 29 For vnto euery one that hath shalbe geuen, and he shall haue aboundance: But he that hath not, from hym shalbe taken awaye, euen that which he hath. 30 And cast the vnprofytable seruaunt into vtter dercknes there shalbe wepinge and gnasshinge of teeth.

Proverbs 6:6-11

6 Go to the Emmet (thou slougard) consydre herwayes, & lerne to be wyse. 7 She hath no guyde, no ouersear nor ruler: 8 yet in the Sommer she prouideth her meate, and gathereth her fode to gether in the haruest. 9 Howe longe wylt thou slepe, thou slougysh man? When wylt thou aryse out of thy slepe? 10 Yee slepe on styll a lytle, slomber a lytle, foulde thyne handes together yet a lytle, that thou mayest slepe: 11 so shall pouertye come vnto the as on that trauayleth by the waye, & necessytelke a weapened man.

Proverbs 21:25

25 The volupteousnesse of the slouthfull is hys awne death: for his handes wyll not laboure.

Proverbs 10:4-5

4 An ydle hande maketh poore, but a quycke labouringe hande maketh ryche. 5 Who so gathereth in Sommer, is wyse: but he that is slougysh in haruest, bringeth him selfe to confusyon.

Proverbs 13:4

4 The slogarde wolde fayne haue, & cannot get hys desyre: but the soule of the diligent shall haue plenty.

Proverbs 18:9

9 Who so is slouthfull and slacke in hys laboure, is the brother of him that is a waster.

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