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.a11