The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are protected.ab11
A rich man's wealth is his fortified city; in his imagination it is like a high wall.c12
Before his downfall a man's heart is proud, but before honor comes humility.d13
The one who gives an answer before he listens- this is foolishness and disgrace for him.e14
A man's spirit can endure sickness, but who can survive a broken spirit?f15
The mind of the discerning acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks it.g16
A gift opens doorsh for a man and brings him before the great.i17
The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.j18
[Casting] the lot ends quarrels and separates powerful opponents.
An offended brother is [harder to reach]k than a fortified city, and quarrels are like the bars of a fortress.
From the fruit of his mouth a man's stomach is satisfied; he is filled with the product of his lips.l