A gossip betrays a confidence;1 so avoid a man who talks too much.
If a man curses his father or mother,2 his lamp will be snuffed out in pitch darkness.321
An inheritance quickly gained at the beginning will not be blessed at the end.
Do not say, "I'll pay you back for this wrong!"4 Wait for the LORD, and he will deliver you.523
The LORD detests differing weights, and dishonest scales do not please him.624
A man's steps are directed7 by the LORD.8 How then can anyone understand his own way?925
It is a trap for a man to dedicate something rashly and only later to consider his vows.1026
A wise king winnows out the wicked; he drives the threshing wheel over them.1127
The lamp of the LORD12 searches the spirit of a mana; it searches out his inmost being.1328
Love and faithfulness keep a king safe; through love14 his throne is made secure.1529
The glory of young men is their strength, gray hair the splendor of the old.16