- The wisdom of women buildeth their house;
but folly plucketh it down with her hands.
- He that walketh in his uprightness feareth Jehovah;
but he that is perverted in his ways despiseth him.
- In the fool's mouth is a rod of pride;
but the lips of the wise shall preserve them.
- Where no oxen are, the crib is clean;
but much increase is by the strength of the ox.
- A faithful witness will not lie;
but a false witness uttereth lies.
- A scorner seeketh wisdom, and there is none [for him];
but knowledge is easy unto the intelligent.
- Go from the presence of a foolish man, in whom thou perceivest not the lips of knowledge.
- The wisdom of the prudent is to discern his way;
but the folly of the foolish is deceit.
- Fools make a mock at trespass;
but for the upright there is favour.
- The heart knoweth its own bitterness, and a stranger doth not intermeddle with its joy.
- The house of the wicked shall be overthrown;
but the tent of the upright shall flourish.
- There is a way that seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof is the ways of death.
- Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful, and the end of mirth is sadness.
- The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways, and the good man from what is in himself.
- The simple believeth every word;
but the prudent [man] heedeth his going.
- A wise [man] feareth and departeth from evil;
but the foolish is overbearing and confident.
- He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly, and a man of mischievous devices is hated.
- The simple inherit folly;
but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.
- The evil bow before the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous [man].
- He that is poor is hated even of his own neighbour;
but the rich hath many friends.
- He that despiseth his neighbour sinneth;
but he that is gracious to the afflicted, happy is he.
- Do they not err that devise evil?
but loving-kindness and truth are for those that devise good.
- In all labour there is profit;
but the talk of the lips [tendeth] only to want.
- The crown of the wise is their riches;
the folly of the foolish is folly.
- A true witness delivereth souls;
but deceit uttereth lies.
- In the fear of Jehovah is strong confidence, and his children shall have a place of refuge.
- The fear of Jehovah is a fountain of life, to turn away from the snares of death.
- In the multitude of people is the king's glory;
but in the lack of people is the ruin of a prince.
- He that is slow to anger is of great understanding;
but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.
- A sound heart is the life of the flesh;
but envy the rottenness of the bones.
- He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker;
but he that honoureth Him is gracious to the needy.
- The wicked is driven away by his evil-doing;
but the righteous trusteth, [even] in his death.
- Wisdom resteth in the heart of the intelligent [man];
but that which is in the foolish maketh itself known.
- Righteousness exalteth a nation;
but sin is a reproach to peoples.
- The king's favour is toward a wise servant;
but his wrath is [against] him that causeth shame.