The Lord can control a king's mind as he controls a river; he can direct it as he pleases.
You may believe you are doing right, but the Lord judges your reasons.
Doing what is right and fair is more important to the Lord than sacrifices.
Proud looks, proud thoughts, and evil actions are sin.
The plans of hard-working people earn a profit, but those who act too quickly become poor.
Wealth that comes from telling lies vanishes like a mist and leads to death.
The violence of the wicked will destroy them, because they refuse to do what is right.
Guilty people live dishonest lives, but honest people do right.
It is better to live in a corner on the roofn than inside the house with a quarreling wife.
Evil people only want to harm others. Their neighbors get no mercy from them.