Honest balances and scales are the Lord's; all the weights in the baga are His concern.b12
Wicked behaviorc is detestable to kings, since a throne is established through righteousness.d13
Righteous lips are a king's delight, and he loves one who speaks honestly.
A king's fury is a messenger of death, but a wise man appeases it.e15
When a king's face lights up, there is life; his favor is like a cloud with spring rain.
Acquire wisdom- how much better it is than gold! And acquire understanding- it is preferable to silver.f17
The highway of the upright avoids evil; the one who guards his way protects his life.g18
Pride comes before destruction, and an arrogant spirit before a fall.h19
Better to be lowly of spirit with the humblei than to divide plunder with the proud.j20
The one who understands a matter finds success, and the one who trusts in the Lord will be happy.k21
Anyone with a wise heart is called discerning, and pleasant speechl increases learning.m