Proverbs 19:8-18 NLT

8 To acquire wisdom is to love yourself; people who cherish understanding will prosper.
9 A false witness will not go unpunished, and a liar will be destroyed.
10 It isn’t right for a fool to live in luxury or for a slave to rule over princes!
11 Sensible people control their temper; they earn respect by overlooking wrongs.
12 The king’s anger is like a lion’s roar, but his favor is like dew on the grass.
13 A foolish childa is a calamity to a father; a quarrelsome wife is as annoying as constant dripping.

References for Proverbs 19:13

    • 19:13 - Hebrew son; also in Prov 19:27.
      14 Fathers can give their sons an inheritance of houses and wealth, but only the LORD can give an understanding wife.
      15 Lazy people sleep soundly, but idleness leaves them hungry.
      16 Keep the commandments and keep your life; despising them leads to death.
      17 If you help the poor, you are lending to the LORD — and he will repay you!
      18 Discipline your children while there is hope. Otherwise you will ruin their lives.