He 1who walks in integritywalkssecurely, But 2he who perverts his ways will be found out.
He 3who winks the eyecausestrouble, And a4a babblingfool will be bruined.
The 5mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, But 6the mouth of the wickedconcealsviolence.
12Hatredstirs up strife, But 7lovecoversalltransgressions.
On 8the lips of the discerning, wisdom is found, But 9a rod is for the back of him wholackscunderstanding.
14Wisemen10store up knowledge, But with 11the mouth of the foolish, ruin is at hand.
The 12richman'swealth is his dfortress , The 13ruin of the poor is their poverty.
The e14wages of the righteous is life, The income of the wicked, punishment.
He 15is on the path of life who heedsinstruction, But he who ignoresreproofgoesastray.
He 16who concealshatred has lyinglips, And he who spreadsslander is a fool.
When there are 17manywords, transgression is unavoidable , But 18he who restrains his lips is wise.
The tongue of the righteous is as 19choicesilver, The heart of the wicked is worth little.
The 20lips of the righteousfeedmany, But fools21die for lack of funderstanding.
It is the 22blessing of the LORD that makesrich, And He addsnosorrow to it.
23Doingwickedness is like 23sport to a fool, And so is wisdom to a man of understanding.
24What24the wickedfears will come upon him, But the 25desire of the righteous will be granted.
When the 26whirlwindpasses, the wicked is nomore, But the 27righteous has an everlastingfoundation.
Like vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, So is the 28lazyone to those who send him.
The 29fear of the LORDprolongsglife, But the 30years of the wicked will be shortened.
The 31hope of the righteous is gladness, But the 32expectation of the wickedperishes.
The 33way of the LORD is a stronghold to the upright, But 34ruin to the workers of iniquity.
The 35righteous will never be shaken, But 36the wicked will not dwell in the land.
The 37mouth of the righteousflows with wisdom, But the 38pervertedtongue will be cut out.
The lips of the righteousbringforth39what is acceptable, But the 40mouth of the wickedwhat is perverted.