The blessing of the LORD makes a person rich, and he adds no sorrow with it.
Doing wrong is fun for a fool, while wise conduct is a pleasure to the wise.
The fears of the wicked will all come true; so will the hopes of the godly.
Disaster strikes like a cyclone, whirling the wicked away, but the godly have a lasting foundation.
Lazy people are a pain to their employer. They are like smoke in the eyes or vinegar that sets the teeth on edge.
Fear of the LORD lengthens one's life, but the years of the wicked are cut short.
The hopes of the godly result in happiness, but the expectations of the wicked are all in vain.
The LORD protects the upright but destroys the wicked.
The godly will never be disturbed, but the wicked will be removed from the land.
The godly person gives wise advice, but the tongue that deceives will be cut off.
The godly speak words that are helpful, but the wicked speak only what is corrupt.
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved. (New Living Translation - The Bible Online)