13Righteouslips are the delight of kings, And he who speaksright is loved.
The fury of a king is like messengers of death, But a wiseman will appease it.
In the light of a king'sface is life, And his favor is like a cloud with the a1springrain.
16How much 2better it is to getwisdomthangold ! And to getunderstanding is to be chosenabovesilver.
The 3highway of the upright is to depart from evil ; He who watches his waypreserves his blife.
184Pride goes beforedestruction, And a haughtyspiritbeforestumbling.
It is better to be 5humble in spirit with the lowlyThan to 6divide the spoil with the proud.
He who givesattention to the word will 7findgood, And 8blessed is he who trusts in the LORD.
The 9wise in heart will be calledunderstanding, And sweetness of cspeech10increasesdpersuasiveness.
22Understanding is a fountain of life to one whohas it, But the discipline of fools is folly.
The 11heart of the wiseinstructs his mouth And addsepersuasiveness to his lips.