- Every wise woman buildeth her house;
but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.
- He that walketh in his uprightness feareth the LORD;
but he that is perverse in his ways despiseth Him.
- In the mouth of the foolish 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 breatheth forth lies.
- A scorner seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not;
but knowledge is easy unto him that hath discernment.
- Go from the presence of a foolish man, for thou wilt not perceive the lips of knowledge.
- The wisdom of the prudent is to look well to his way;
but the folly of fools is deceit.
- Amends pleadeth for fools;
but among the upright there is good will.
- The heart knoweth its own bitterness;
and with its joy no stranger can intermeddle.
- The house of the wicked shall be overthrown;
but the tent of the upright shall flourish.
- There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.
- Even in laughter the heart acheth;
and the end of mirth is heaviness.
- The dissembler in heart shall have his fill from his own ways;
and a good man shall be satisfied from himself.
- The thoughtless believeth every word;
but the prudent man looketh well to his going.
- A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil;
but the fool behaveth overbearingly, and is confident.
- He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly;
and a man of wicked devices is hated.
- The thoughtless come into possession of folly;
but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.
- The evil bow before the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.
- The 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 unto the humble, happy is he.
- Shall they not go astray that devise evil?
But mercy and truth shall be for them that devise good.
- In all labour there is profit;
but the talk of the lips tendeth only to penury.
- The crown of the wise is their riches;
but the folly of fools remaineth folly.
- A true witness delivereth souls;
but he that breatheth forth lies is all deceit.
- In the fear of the LORD a man hath strong confidence;
and his children shall have a place of refuge.
- The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
- In the multitude of people is the king"s glory;
but in the want of people is the ruin of the prince.
- He that is slow to anger is of great understanding;
but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.
- A tranquil heart is the life of the flesh;
but envy is the rottenness of the bones.
- He that oppresseth the poor blasphemeth his Maker;
but he that is gracious unto the needy honoureth Him.
- The wicked is thrust down in his misfortune;
but the righteous, even when he is brought to death, hath hope.
- In the heart of him that hath discernment wisdom resteth;
but in the inward part of fools it maketh itself known.
- Righteousness exalteth a nation;
but sin is a reproach to any people.
- The king"s favour is toward a servant that dealeth wisely;
but his wrath striketh him that dealeth shamefully.