1 The reflections of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from the Lord.a
2 All a man's ways seem right in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the motives.b c
3 Commit your activities to the Lord and your plans will be achieved.d
4 The Lord has prepared everything for His purpose- even the wicked for the day of disaster.e
5 Everyone with a proud heart is detestable to the Lord;f be assured,g he will not go unpunished.h
6 Wickedness is atoned for by loyalty and faithfulness, and one turns from evil by the fear of the Lord.i
7 When a man's ways please the Lord, Hej makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.
8 Better a little with righteousness than great income with injustice.k
9 A man's heart plans his way, but the Lord determines his steps.l
10 God's verdict is on the lips of a king;m n his mouth should not err in judgment.o
11 Honest balances and scales are the Lord's; all the weights in the bagp are His concern.q
12 Wicked behaviorr is detestable to kings, since a throne is established through righteousness.s
13 Righteous lips are a king's delight, and he loves one who speaks honestly.
14 A king's fury is a messenger of death, but a wise man appeases it.t
15 When a king's face lights up, there is life; his favor is like a cloud with spring rain.
16 Acquire wisdom- how much better it is than gold! And acquire understanding- it is preferable to silver.u
17 The highway of the upright avoids evil; the one who guards his way protects his life.v
18 Pride comes before destruction, and an arrogant spirit before a fall.w
19 Better to be lowly of spirit with the humblex than to divide plunder with the proud.y
20 The one who understands a matter finds success, and the one who trusts in the Lord will be happy.z
21 Anyone with a wise heart is called discerning, and pleasant speech{ increases learning.|
22 Insight is a fountain of life} for its possessor, but folly is the instruction of fools.
23 A wise heart instructs its mouth and increases learning with its speech.~ 
24 Pleasant words are a honeycomb: sweet to the taste€ and health to the body.‚
25 There is a way that seems right to a man, but in the end it is the way of death.ƒ
26 A worker's appetite works for him because his hunger„ urges him on.
27 A worthless man digs up evil, and his speech is like a scorching fire.…
28 A contrary man spreads conflict, and a gossip separates friends.†
29 A violent man lures his neighbor, leading him in a way that is not good.‡
30 The one who narrows his eyes is planning deceptions; the one who compresses his lips brings about evil.ˆ
31 Gray hair is a glorious crown;‰ it is found in the way of righteousness.
32 Patience is better than power, and controlling one's temper,Š than capturing a city.‹
33 The lot is cast into the lap, but its every decision is from the Lord.Œ