The Bible

1. The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel; Raaghyn creeney Solomon mac Ghavid ree Israel.
2. To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding; Dy hoiggal creenaght as ynsagh, dy chur-my-ner ny goan dy hushtey.
3. To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity; Dy ghoaill yn ynsagh, dy chreenaght, dy chairys, dy vriwnys, as dy chiartys.
4. To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion. Dy choyrt keeayll da'n ôney, da'n dooinney aeg, toiggal as feeudys.
5. A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels: Nee dooinney creeney geaishtagh, as cheet er e hoshiaght ayns ynsagh, as nee dooinney tastagh roshtyn gys coyrleyn creeney.
6. To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings. Dy hoiggal raa-dorraghey, as y bun echey; goan y vooinjer chreeney, as nyn vocklyn dowin.
7. The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction. Ta aggle y Chiarn toshiaght tushtey: agh ta ommydanyn soiaghey-beg jeh creenaght, as ynsagh.
8. My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother: My vac, eaisht rish ynsagh dty ayrey, as ny treig uss leigh dty vayrey.
9. For they shall be an ornament of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck. Son bee ad aalid dy ghrayse da dty chione, as myr boandey airhey mysh dty wannal.
10. My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not. My vac, my ta drogh-yantee dy dty violaghey, ny cur dty aigney lhieu.
11. If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk privily for the innocent without cause: My jir ad, Tar mârin, lhig dooin lhie cooyl-chlea son fuill, lhig dooin farkiaght gyn-yss, as dy follit son y vooinjer neu-chyndagh, gyn oyr.
12. Let us swallow them up alive as the grave; and whole, as those that go down into the pit: Lhig dooin ad y lhuggey seose bio myr yn oaie, as slane myr adsyn ta goll sheese gys ny merriu.
13. We shall find all precious substance, we shall fill our houses with spoil: Yiow mayd dy chooilley cheint dy chooid chostal, lhieenee mayd nyn dhieyn lesh spooilley.
14. Cast in thy lot among us; let us all have one purse: Ceau stiagh dty chronney ny mast' ain, lhig yn un sporran 've ain ooilley.
15. My son, walk not thou in the way with them; refrain thy foot from their path: My vac, ny shooyl uss er y raad mâroo: freill dty chass veih'n chassan oc.
16. For their feet run to evil, and make haste to shed blood. Son ta ny cassyn oc roie gys olk, as jannoo siyr gys deayrtey folley.
17. Surely in vain the net is spread in the sight of any bird. Shickyr ayns fardail ta'n lieen er ny skeayley ayns shilley eean erbee.
18. And they lay wait for their own blood; they lurk privily for their own lives. As t'ad soiaghey ribbaghyn son yn uill oc hene, t'ad lhie cooyl-chlea dy follit noi nyn mioys hene.
19. So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; which taketh away the life of the owners thereof. Lheid shoh ta raaidyn dagh unnane ta sondagh er cosney, ta goaill ersooyl bioys y vooinjer s'liesh eh.
20. Wisdom crieth without; she uttereth her voice in the streets: Ta creenaght geamagh cheu-mooie, t'ee troggal seose e coraa ayns ny straïdyn.
21. She crieth in the chief place of concourse, in the openings of the gates: in the city she uttereth her words, saying, T'ee gyllagh ayns yn ynnyd smoo taaghit; ayns folsey ny giattyn: ayns yn ard-valley t'ee fockley magh ny goan eck, gra,
22. How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge? Caïd, shiuish vee-hushtee ver shiu rish mee-hushtey? as craidoilee goaill taitnys ayns nyn graid, as ny ommydanyn cur feoh da tushtey?
23. Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you. Chyndaa-jee ec my oghsan: cur-my-ner, deayrt-yms magh my spyrryd erriu, nee'm soilshaghey my ghoan diu.
24. Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded; Er-y-fa dy ren mish geamagh as ren shiuish gobbal; ta mee er heeyney, magh my laue, as cha dug dooinney erbee geill da.
25. But ye have set at nought all my counsel, and would none of my reproof: Agh ta shiu er hoiaghey-beg jeh ooilley my choyrle, as cha goghe shiu rish veg jeh my oghsan.
26. I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear cometh; Neem's myrgeddin garaghtee ec ny seaghyn eu, nee'm craid tra hig yn aggle erriu.
27. When your fear cometh as desolation, and your destruction cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish cometh upon you. Tra ta'n aggle cheet erriu myr traartys, as nyn doyrt-mow myr geay-chassee: tra hig chennid as angaish erriu.
28. Then shall they call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me: Eisht nee ad geamagh orrym's, agh mish cha der ansoor; nee ad m'y hirrey dy moghey, agh cha vow ad mee.
29. For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the Lord: Son dy dug ad dwoaie da tushtey as cha ren ad reih aggle y Chiarn.
30. They would none of my counsel: they despised all my reproof. Cha shirragh ad veg jeh my choyrle: ren ad beg y hoiaghey jeh my oghsan.
31. Therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own devices. Shen-y-fa nee ad gee jeh mess y raad oc hene, as bee nyn neeilley oc jeh nyn groutyn hene
32. For the turning away of the simple shall slay them, and the prosperity of fools shall destroy them. Son nee shaghrynys y vooinjer vee-cheeayllagh ad-hene y chur naardey, as nee'n maynrys seihltagh ommydanyn ad-hene y stroie.
33. But whoso hearkeneth unto me shall dwell safely, and shall be quiet from fear of evil. Agh quoi-erbee eaishtys rhym's, nee eh cummal dy sauchey, as bee eh ec fee veih aggle yn olk.