The lips of the righteous nourish many, but fools die for lack of judgment.122
The blessing of the LORD2 brings wealth,3 and he adds no trouble to it.423
A fool finds pleasure in evil conduct,5 but a man of understanding delights in wisdom.
What the wicked dreads6 will overtake him;7 what the righteous desire will be granted.825
When the storm has swept by, the wicked are gone, but the righteous stand firm9 forever.1026
As vinegar to the teeth and smoke11 to the eyes, so is a sluggard to those who send him.1227
The fear of the LORD adds length to life,13 but the years of the wicked are cut short.1428
The prospect of the righteous is joy, but the hopes of the wicked come to nothing.1529
The way of the LORD is a refuge for the righteous, but it is the ruin of those who do evil.1630
The righteous will never be uprooted, but the wicked will not remain in the land.1731
The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom,18 but a perverse tongue19 will be cut out.