A fool hath no delight in understanding, but only that his heart may reveal itself.
When the wicked cometh, there cometh also contempt, and with ignominy reproach.
The words of a man's mouth are deep waters, [and] the fountain of wisdom is a gushing a brook.
It is not good to accept the person of the wicked, to wrong the righteous in judgment.
A fool's lips enter into b contention, and his mouth calleth for stripes.
A fool's mouth is destruction to him, and his lips are a snare to his soul.
The words of a talebearer are as dainty morsels, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly. c9
He also who is indolent in his work is brother of the destroyer.
The name of Jehovah is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe. d11
The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as a high wall in his own imagination.
Before destruction the heart of man is haughty; and before honour [goeth] humility.