Wine is a mocker, beer is a brawler, and whoever staggers because of them is not wise.
A king's terrible wrath is like the roaring of a lion; anyone who provokes him endangers himself.a3
It is honorable for a man to resolve a dispute, but any fool can get himself into a quarrel.b4
The slacker does not plow during planting season;c at harvest time he looks,d and there is nothing.e5
Counsel in a man's heart is deep water;f but a man of understanding draws it up.
Many a man proclaims his own loyalty, but who can find a trustworthy man?g7
The one who lives with integrity is righteous;h his childreni who come after him will be happy.
A king sitting on a throne to judge sifts out all evil with his eyes.j9
Who can say, "I have kept my heart pure; I am cleansed from my sin"?k10
Differing weights and varying measuresl- both are detestable to the Lord.m11
Even a young man is known by his actions- by whether his behavior is pure and upright.n