The simplebelieveth every word: but the prudent man looketh well to his going.16
A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil: but the foolrageth , and is confident .
He that is soonangrydealethfoolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated .
The simpleinheritfolly: but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.19
The evilbowbefore the good; and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.20
The poor is hated even of his own neighbour: but the richa hath manyfriends .
He that despiseth his neighboursinneth : but he that hath mercy on the poor , happy is he.
Do they not err that deviseevil? but mercy and truth shall be to them that devisegood.23
In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips tendeth only to penury.24
The crown of the wise is their riches: but the foolishness of fools is folly.25
A truewitnessdeliverethsouls: but a deceitful witness speakethlies.