When 1pridecomes, then comesdishonor, But with the humble is wisdom.
The 2integrity of the upright will guide them, But the 3crookedness of the treacherous will destroy them.
44Riches do not profit in the day of wrath, But 5righteousnessdelivers from death.
The 6righteousness of the blameless will smooth his way, But 7the wicked will fall by his own wickedness.
The righteousness of the upright will deliver them, But the treacherous will 8be caught by their own greed.
When a wickedmandies, his 9expectation will perish, And the 10hope of strongmenperishes.
The righteous is delivered from trouble, But the wickedatakes his place.
With his 11mouth the godlessmandestroys his neighbor, But through knowledge the 12righteous will be delivered.
When it 13goes well with the righteous, the cityrejoices, And when the wickedperish, there is joyfulshouting.
By the blessing of the upright a city is exalted, But by the mouth of the wicked it is torndown.
He who despises his neighborlacksbsense, But a man of understandingkeepssilent.
He 14who goes about as a talebearerrevealssecrets, But he who is ctrustworthy15conceals a matter.
Where there is no16guidance the peoplefall, But in abundance of counselors there is dvictory.
He who is 17guarantor for a stranger will surelysuffer for it, But he who hatesebeing a guarantor is secure.
A 18graciouswomanattainshonor, And ruthlessmenattainriches.
The 19mercifulmandoesfhimselfgood, But the cruelmangdoeshimselfharm.
The wickedearnsdeceptivewages, But he who 20sowsrighteousness gets a truereward.
He who is steadfast in 21righteousness will attain to life, And 22he who pursuesevil will bring about his own death.
The perverse in heart are an abomination to the LORD, But the 23blameless in their hwalk are His 24delight.
21iAssuredly, the evilman will not gounpunished, But the jdescendants of the righteous will be delivered.
As a 25ring of gold in a swine'ssnout So is a beautifulwoman who lackskdiscretion.
The desire of the righteous is onlygood, But the 26expectation of the wicked is wrath.
24There is one who scatters, and yet increasesall the more, And there is one who withholdswhat is justlydue, and yet it results only in want.
The l27generousman will be mprosperous, And he who 28waters will himself be watered.
He who withholdsgrain, the 29people will curse him, But 30blessing will be on the head of him who 31sells it.
He who diligentlyseeksgoodseeksfavor, But 32he who seeksevil, evil will come to him.
He who 33trusts in his riches will fall, But 34the righteous will flourish like the green leaf.
He who 35troubles his own house will 36inheritwind, And 37the foolish will be servant to the wisehearted.
The fruit of the righteous is 38a tree of life, And 39he who is wisenwinssouls.
31If40the righteous will be rewarded in the earth, Howmuchmore the wicked and the sinner !