The Bible


Eshyn ta dy mennick coyrlit, as creoghey e wannal, bee eh doaltattym er ny stroie, as shen fegooish couyr.

He, that being often reproved hardeneth his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.


Tra ta deiney cairal ayns pooar, ta'n theay goaill boggey: agh tra t'ad fo tranlaasagh, ta'n pobble dobberan.

When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.


Eshyn shynney lesh creenaght, t'eh jannoo boggey da e ayr: agh eh ta freayll sheshaght streebee, t'eh jummal e chooid.

Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father: but he that keepeth company with harlots spendeth his substance.


Ta'n ree liorish briwnys [cairal] cummal seose y cheer; agh eh ta goaill sollaghey-laue, t'eh dy choyrt eh naardey.

The king by judgment establisheth the land: but he that receiveth gifts overthroweth it.


Dooinney ta brynneraght rish e naboo, t'eh skeayley lieen son e chassyn.

A man that flattereth his neighbour spreadeth a net for his feet.


Ayns mee-chairys drogh-ghooinney ta ribbey: agh gowee yn dooinney mie arraneyn-moyllee dy gennal.

In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare: but the righteous doth sing and rejoice.


Ta'n dooinney cairal goaill seose cooish yn ymmyrchagh: agh s'mooar lesh y drogh-ghooinney dy hoiggal eh.

The righteous considereth the cause of the poor: but the wicked regardeth not to know it.


Ta deiney boiragh cur yn ard-valley fo seaghyn: agh ta deiney creeney castey jymmoose.

Scornful men bring a city into a snare: but wise men turn away wrath.


My ta dooinney creeney dellal rish ommydan, edyr eh ve corree ny craid cha der eh fea dhyt.

If a wise man contendeth with a foolish man, whether he rage or laugh, there is no rest.


Ta deiney folley as dwoaie oc er sleih ynrick: agh ta'n dooinney cairal shirrey foays e annym.

The bloodthirsty hate the upright: but the just seek his soul.


Ta'n ommydan fockley magh ooilley e aigney: agh ta persoon creeney dy chummal sthie eh gys traa cooie.

A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.


My ta fer-reill cur cleaysh da breagyn bee ooilley e harvaantyn olk.

If a ruler hearken to lies, all his servants are wicked.


Ta'n ymmyrchagh as y tranlaasagh cheet dy cheilley: agh she'n Chiarn ta coyrt soilshey daue ny-neesht.

The poor and the deceitful man meet together: the Lord lighteneth both their eyes.


Yn ree ta dy firrinagh briwnys son ny boghtyn, bee yn stoyl-reeoil echeysyn er ny hickyraghey son dy bragh.

The king that faithfully judgeth the poor, his throne shall be established for ever.


Ta'n slat as oghsan dy choyrt creenaght: agh ta lhiannoo faagit da-hene tayrn nearey er e voir.

The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.


Tra ta drogh-yantee bishaghey, ta drogh-yannoo goaill niart: agh hee sleih cairal yn lhieggey oc.

When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increaseth: but the righteous shall see their fall.


Smaghtee dty vac as bee fea ayd; bee eh eer gerjagh da dty annym.

Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; yea, he shall give delight unto thy soul.


Raad nagh vel goo Yee, ta'n pobble cherraghtyn: agh eh ta freayll yn leigh, s'maynrey t'eh.

Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he.


Cha vel drogh harvaant dy ve smaghtit lesh focklyn: son ga dy vel eh toiggal oo, cha jean eh freggyrt.

A servant will not be corrected by words: for though he understand he will not answer.


Vel oo cur-my-ner dooinney ta siyragh ayns e ghoan? ta caslys share jeh'n voal-hushtagh na jehsyn.

Seest thou a man that is hasty in his words? there is more hope of a fool than of him.


Eshyn ta dy keiyn troggal e harvaant veih e aegid, gowee eh er dy ve e vac ec y jerrey.

He that delicately bringeth up his servant from a child shall have him become his son at the length.


Ta dooinney fargagh bioghey anvea, as ta'n eulyssagh cur olk er y hoshiaght.

An angry man stirreth up strife, and a furious man aboundeth in transgression.


Tayrnys e voyrn dooinney sheese dy injil; agh eiyrys ooashley orroosyn ta imlee ayns cree.

A man's pride shall bring him low: but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit.


Quoi-theihll ta sheshey rish maarliagh, t'eh noid da e annym hene: t'eh er bree e loo, as cha vel eh soilshaghey yn ynrickys

Whoso is partner with a thief hateth his own soul: he heareth cursing, and bewrayeth it not.


Ta aggle dooinney dy hayrn eh ayns ribbey: agh bee kemmyrk echeysyn ver e varrant er y Chiarn.

The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in the Lord shall be safe.


Ta ymmodee shirrey foayr y fer-reill; agh ta briwnys dy chooilley ghooinney cheet veih'n Chiarn.

Many seek the ruler's favour; but every man's judgment cometh from the Lord.


Ta dwoaie ec y dooinney onneragh er mitchoor, as ta'n drogh-er noid dasyn ta ynrick ayns e raaidyn.;

An unjust man is an abomination to the just: and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked.