A dry crust eaten in peace is better than a great feast with strife.
A wise slave will rule over the master's shameful sons and will share their inheritance.
Fire tests the purity of silver and gold, but the LORD tests the heart.
Wrongdoers listen to wicked talk; liars pay attention to destructive words.
Those who mock the poor insult their Maker; those who rejoice at the misfortune of others will be punished.
Grandchildren are the crowning glory of the aged; parents are the pride of their children.
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)