61Grandchildren are 2the crown of the aged, and the glory of children is their fathers.
Fine speech is not 3becoming to a fool; still less is 4false speech to a prince.
85A bribe is like a magic stone in the eyes of the one who gives it; wherever he turns he prospers.
Whoever 6covers an offense seeks love, but he who repeats a matter 7separates close friends.
A rebuke goes deeper into a man of understanding than a hundred blows into a fool.
An evil man seeks only rebellion, and 8a cruel messenger will be sent against him.
Let a man meet 9a she-bear robbed of her cubs 10rather than a fool in his folly.
If anyone 11returns evil for good, 12evil will not depart from his house.
The beginning of strife is like letting out water, so 13quit before the quarrel breaks out.
He who 14justifies the wicked and he who 15condemns the righteous are both alike an abomination to the LORD.
Why should a fool have money in his hand 16to buy wisdom when he has no sense?