The proverbs1 of Solomon:2 A wise son brings joy to his father,3 but a foolish son grief to his mother.
Ill-gotten treasures are of no value,4 but righteousness delivers from death.53
The LORD does not let the righteous go hungry6 but he thwarts the craving of the wicked.74
Lazy hands make a man poor,8 but diligent hands bring wealth.95
He who gathers crops in summer is a wise son, but he who sleeps during harvest is a disgraceful son.106
Blessings crown the head of the righteous, but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked.a117
The memory of the righteous12 will be a blessing, but the name of the wicked13 will rot.148
The wise in heart accept commands, but a chattering fool comes to ruin.159
The man of integrity16 walks securely,17 but he who takes crooked paths will be found out.1810
He who winks maliciously19 causes grief, and a chattering fool comes to ruin.
The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life,20 but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked.21