- Wine is a scorner, strong drink is raging;
and whoso erreth thereby is not wise.
- The terror of a king is as the roaring of a lion: he that provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul.
- It is an honour for a man to cease from strife;
but every fool rusheth into it.
- The sluggard will not plough by reason of the winter;
he shall beg in harvest, and have nothing.
- Counsel in the heart of man is deep water, and a man of understanding draweth it out.
- Most men will proclaim every one his own kindness;
but a faithful man who shall find?
- The righteous walketh in his integrity: blessed are his children after him!
- A king sitting on the throne of judgment scattereth away all evil with his eyes.
- Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin?
- Divers weights, divers measures, even both of them are abomination to Jehovah.
- Even a child is known by his doings, whether his work be pure, and whether it be right.
- The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, Jehovah hath made even both of them.
- Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty;
open thine eyes, [and] thou shalt be satisfied with bread.
saith the buyer;
but when he is gone his way, then he boasteth.
- There is gold, and a multitude of rubies;
but the lips of knowledge are a precious Jewel.
- Take his garment that is become surety [for] another, and hold him in pledge for strangers.
- Bread of falsehood is sweet to a man, but afterwards his mouth shall be filled with gravel.
- Plans are established by counsel;
and with good advice make war.
- He that goeth about talebearing revealeth secrets;
therefore meddle not with him that openeth his lips.
- Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in the blackest darkness.
- An inheritance obtained hastily at the beginning will not be blessed in the end.
- Say not, I will recompense evil: wait on Jehovah, and he shall save thee.
- Divers weights are an abomination unto Jehovah;
and a false balance is not good.
- The steps of a man are from Jehovah;
and how can a man understand his own way?
- It is a snare to a man rashly to say, It is hallowed, and after vows to make inquiry.
- A wise king scattereth the wicked, and bringeth the wheel over them.
- Man's spirit is the lamp of Jehovah, searching all the inner parts of the belly.
- Mercy and truth preserve the king;
and he upholdeth his throne by mercy.
- The glory of young men is their strength;
and the beauty of old men is the grey head.
- Wounding stripes purge away evil, and strokes [purge] the inner parts of the belly.