No disaster [overcomes] the righteous, but the wicked are full of misery.
Lying lips are detestable to the Lord, but faithful people are His delight.a23
A shrewd person conceals knowledge, but a foolish heart publicizes stupidity.b24
The diligent hand will rule, but laziness will lead to forced labor.c25
Anxiety in a man's heart weighs it down, but a good word cheers it up.d26
A righteous man is careful in dealing with his neighbor,e but the ways of wicked men lead them astray.f27
A lazy man doesn't roast his game,g but to a diligent man, his wealth is precious.h28
There is life in the path of righteousness, but another path leads to death.ij