Do they not err that devise a evil? but loving-kindness and truth are for those that devise good.
In all labour there is profit; but the talk of the lips [tendeth] only to want.
The crown of the wise is their riches; the folly of the foolish is folly.
A true witness delivereth souls; but deceit uttereth lies.
In the fear of Jehovah is strong confidence, and his children shall have a place of refuge.
The fear of Jehovah is a fountain of life, to turn away from the snares of death.
In the multitude of people is the king's glory; but in the lack of people is the ruin of a prince. b29
He that is slow to anger is of great understanding; but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.
A sound c heart is the life of the flesh; but envy the rottenness of the bones.
He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker; but he that honoureth Him is gracious to the needy.
The wicked is driven away by his evil-doing; d but the righteous trusteth, e [even] in his death.