A kindhearted woman gains respect,1 but ruthless men gain only wealth.
A kind man benefits himself, but a cruel man brings trouble on himself.
The wicked man earns deceptive wages, but he who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward.219
The truly righteous man attains life,3 but he who pursues evil goes to his death.420
The LORD detests men of perverse heart5 but he delights6 in those whose ways are blameless.721
Be sure of this: The wicked will not go unpunished, but those who are righteous will go free.822
Like a gold ring in a pig's snout is a beautiful woman who shows no discretion.
The desire of the righteous ends only in good, but the hope of the wicked only in wrath.
One man gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty.
A generous9 man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed.1026
People curse the man who hoards grain, but blessing crowns him who is willing to sell.