A wise son heareth his father's instruction: but a scorner heareth not
A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth: but the soul of the
transgressors shall eat violence.
He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: but he that openeth wide his
lips shall have destruction.
The soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing: but the soul of the
diligent shall be made fat.
A righteous man hateth lying: but a wicked man is loathsome, and cometh to
Righteousness keepeth him that is upright in the way: but wickedness
overthroweth the sinner.
There is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing: there is that maketh
himself poor, yet hath great riches.
8 The ransom of a man's life are his riches: but the poor heareth not
The light of the righteous rejoiceth: but the lamp of the wicked shall be
Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised is wisdom.
Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathereth by
labour shall increase.
Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a
tree of life.
Whoso despiseth the word shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the
commandment shall be rewarded.
The law of the wise is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of
Good understanding giveth favour: but the way of transgressors is hard.
Every prudent man dealeth with knowledge: but a fool layeth open his
A wicked messenger falleth into mischief: but a faithful ambassador is
Poverty and shame shall be to him that refuseth instruction: but he that
regardeth reproof shall be honoured.
The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul: but it is abomination to
fools to depart from evil.
He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools
shall be destroyed.
Evil pursueth sinners: but to the righteous good shall be repayed.
A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children: and the
wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.
Much food is in the tillage of the poor: but there is that is destroyed for want of judgment.
He that spareth his
rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.
The righteous eateth
to the satisfying of his soul: but the belly of the wicked shall want.