He who pleads his cause first seems right; Until another comes and questions him.
The lot settles disputes, And keeps strong ones apart.
A brother offended is more difficult than a fortified city; And disputes are like the bars of a castle.
A man's stomach is filled with the fruit of his mouth. With the harvest of his lips he is satisfied.
Death and life are in the power of the tongue; Those who love it will eat its fruit.
Whoever finds a wife finds a good thing, And obtains favor of the LORD.
The poor pleads for mercy, But the rich answers harshly.
A man of many companions may be ruined, But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.