Whoso lovethinstructionlovethknowledge: but he that hatethreproof is brutish.2
A good man obtainethfavour of the LORD: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn .
A man shall not be established by wickedness: but the root of the righteous shall not be moved .
A virtuouswoman is a crown to her husband: but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.5
The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit.6
The words of the wicked are to lie in wait for blood: but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.
The wicked are overthrown , and are not: but the house of the righteous shall stand .
A man shall be commendedaccording to his wisdom: but he that is of a perverseheart shall be despised.9
He that is despised , and hath a servant, is better than he that honoureth himself, and lackethbread.10
A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.11
He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread: but he that followethvain persons is void of understanding.12
The wickeddesireth the neta of evil men: but the root of the righteousyieldeth fruit.
The wickedb is snared by the transgression of his lips: but the just shall come out of trouble.14
A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth: and the recompence of a man'shands shall be rendered unto him.
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.16
A fool'swrath is presentlycknown : but a prudent man coverethshame.17
He that speakethtruth sheweth forthrighteousness: but a falsewitnessdeceit.18
There is that speaketh like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.19
The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lyingtongue is but for a moment .
20Deceit is in the heart of them that imagineevil: but to the counsellors of peace is joy.21
There shall no evilhappen to the just: but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.22Lyinglips are abomination to the LORD: but they that dealtruly are his delight.23
A prudentmanconcealethknowledge: but the heart of foolsproclaimethfoolishness.24
The hand of the diligent shall bear rule : but the slothfuld shall be under tribute.25Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop : but a goodword maketh it glad .
The righteous is more excellente than his neighbour: but the way of the wickedseduceth them.
The slothful man roasteth not that which he took in hunting: but the substance of a diligentman is precious.28
In the way of righteousness is life; and in the pathwaythereof there is no death.