The 1wisewomanbuilds her house, But the foolishtears it down with her own hands.
He who 2walks in his uprightnessfears the LORD, But he who is 3devious in his waysdespises Him.
In the mouth of the foolish is a rodafor his back, But 4the lips of the wise will protect them.
Where nooxen are, the manger is clean, But muchrevenue comes by the strength of the ox.
A 5trustworthywitness will not lie, But a 6falsewitnessb7utterslies.
A scofferseekswisdom and finds none, But knowledge is easy to one who hasunderstanding.