The 1proverbs of Solomon. 2A wisesonmakes a fatherglad, But 3a foolishson is a grief to his mother.
2a4Ill-gottengains do not profit, But righteousnessdelivers from death.
The LORD5will not allow the brighteous to hunger, But He 6will creject the craving of the wicked.
4Poor is he who works with a negligenthand, But the 7hand of the diligentmakesrich.
He who gathers in summer is a son who actswisely, But he who sleeps in harvest is a son who actsshamefully.
68Blessings are on the head of the righteous, But 9the mouth of the wickedconcealsviolence.
The 10memory of the righteous is blessed, But 11the name of the wicked will rot.
The 12wise of heart will receivecommands, But da babblingfool will be eruined.
He 13who walks in integritywalkssecurely, But 14he who perverts his ways will be found out.
He 15who winks the eyecausestrouble, And f16a babblingfool will be gruined.
The 17mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, But 18the mouth of the wickedconcealsviolence.
12Hatredstirs up strife, But 19lovecoversalltransgressions.
On 20the lips of the discerning, wisdom is found, But 21a rod is for the back of him wholackshunderstanding.
14Wisemen22store up knowledge, But with 23the mouth of the foolish, ruin is at hand.
The 24richman'swealth is his ifortress , The 25ruin of the poor is their poverty.
The j26wages of the righteous is life, The income of the wicked, punishment.
He 27is on the path of life who heedsinstruction, But he who ignoresreproofgoesastray.
He 28who concealshatred has lyinglips, And he who spreadsslander is a fool.
When there are 29manywords, transgression is unavoidable , But 30he who restrains his lips is wise.
The tongue of the righteous is as 31choicesilver, The heart of the wicked is worth little.
The 32lips of the righteousfeedmany, But fools33die for lack of kunderstanding.
It is the 34blessing of the LORD that makesrich, And He addsnosorrow to it.
23Doingwickedness is like 35sport to a fool, And so is wisdom to a man of understanding.
24What36the wickedfears will come upon him, But the 37desire of the righteous will be granted.
When the 38whirlwindpasses, the wicked is nomore, But the 39righteous has an everlastingfoundation.
Like vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, So is the 40lazyone to those who send him.
The 41fear of the LORDprolongsllife, But the 42years of the wicked will be shortened.
The 43hope of the righteous is gladness, But the 44expectation of the wickedperishes.
The 45way of the LORD is a stronghold to the upright, But 46ruin to the workers of iniquity.
The 47righteous will never be shaken, But 48the wicked will not dwell in the land.
The 49mouth of the righteousflows with wisdom, But the 50pervertedtongue will be cut out.
The lips of the righteousbringforth51what is acceptable, But the 52mouth of the wickedwhat is perverted.