A sound a 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; b but the righteous trusteth, c [even] in his death.
Wisdom resteth in the heart of the intelligent [man]; but that which is in the foolish maketh itself known.
Righteousness exalteth a nation; but sin is a reproach d to peoples. e35
The king's favour is toward a wise servant; but his wrath is [against] him that causeth shame.