Every wisewomanbuildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.2
He that walketh in his uprightnessfeareth the LORD: but he that is perverse in his waysdespiseth him.
In the mouth of the foolish is a rod of pride: but the lips of the wise shall preserve them.
Where no oxen are, the crib is clean: but muchincrease is by the strength of the ox.5
A faithfulwitness will not lie: but a falsewitness will utterlies .
A scornerseekethwisdom, and findeth it not: but knowledge is easy unto him that understandeth .
7Go from the presence of a foolishman, when thou perceivest not in him the lips of knowledge.8
The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: but the folly of fools is deceit.9Fools make a mock at sin: but among the righteous there is favour.10
The heartknoweth his ownabitterness; and a stranger doth not intermeddle with his joy.