The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the LORDtrieth the hearts.4
A wicked doer giveth heed to falselips; and a liar giveth ear to a naughtytongue.5
Whoso mocketh the poorreproacheth his Maker : and he that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished .a6Children'schildren are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.7Excellentbspeechbecometh not a fool: much less do lyinglips a prince.8
A gift is as a preciouscstone in the eyes of him that hath it: whithersoever it turneth , it prospereth .
He that covereth a transgressionseekethdlove; but he that repeateth a matterseparateth very friends.10
A reproofenterethe more into a wise man than an hundredstripes into a fool.11
An evil man seeketh only rebellion: therefore a cruelmessenger shall be sent against him.
Let a bearrobbed of her whelps meet a man, rather than a fool in his folly.13
Whoso rewardethevil for good,evil shall not depart from his house.