He 1who tills his land will haveplenty of bread, But he who pursuesworthless things lacksasense.
The 2wicked man desires the bbooty of evilmen, But the root of the righteous3yields fruit.
13cAn evilman is ensnared by the transgression of his lips, But the 4righteous will escape from trouble.
A man will be 5satisfied with good by the fruit of his dwords, And the 6deeds of a man'shands will return to him.
The 7way of a fool is right in his own eyes, But a wiseman is he who listens to counsel.
A 8fool'sanger is known at once, But a prudentmanconcealsdishonor.
He who espeakstruthtellswhat is right, But a falsewitness, deceit.
18There is one who 9speaksrashly like the thrusts of a sword, But the 10tongue of the wisebringshealing.
19Truthfullips will be establishedforever, But a 11lyingtongue is only for a moment.
20Deceit is in the heart of those who deviseevil, But counselors of peace have joy.
2112Noharmbefalls the righteous, But the wicked are filled with trouble.
2213Lyinglips are an abomination to the LORD, But those who dealfaithfully are His delight.
A 14prudentmanconcealsknowledge, But the heart of foolsproclaimsfolly.
The hand of the diligent will rule, But the fslack hand will be 15put to forcedlabor.
2516Anxiety in a man'sheartweighs it down, But a 17goodwordmakes it glad.
The righteous is a guide to his neighbor, But the way of the wickedleads them astray.
A glazyman does not hroast his prey, But the 18preciouspossession of a man is diligence.
2819In the way of righteousness is life, And in its pathway there is nodeath.