Through insolenceacomesnothing but strife, But wisdom is with those who receivecounsel.
11Wealth obtained by bfrauddwindles, But the one who gatherscby laborincreases it.
12Hopedeferredmakes the heartsick, But desiredfulfilled is a tree of life.
The one who 1despises the word will be ein debt to it, But the one who fears the commandment will be 2rewarded.
The fteaching of the wise is a 3fountain of life, To turnaside from the 4snares of death.
155Goodunderstandingproducesfavor, But the way of the treacherous is hard.
16Every6prudentmanacts with knowledge, But a foolgdisplaysfolly.
A wickedmessengerfalls into adversity, But 7a faithfulenvoy brings healing.
18Poverty and shame will come to him who 8neglectshdiscipline, But he who regardsreproof will be honored.
19Desirerealized is sweet to the soul, But it is an abomination to fools to turnaway from evil.
209He who walks with wisemen will be wise, But the companion of fools will sufferharm.