A truthful witness gives honest testimony, but a false witness tells lies.118
Reckless words pierce like a sword,2 but the tongue of the wise brings healing.319
Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue lasts only a moment.
There is deceit in the hearts of those who plot evil, but joy for those who promote peace.421
No harm befalls the righteous,5 but the wicked have their fill of trouble.
The LORD detests lying lips,6 but he delights7 in men who are truthful.823
A prudent man keeps his knowledge to himself,9 but the heart of fools blurts out folly.1024
Diligent hands will rule, but laziness ends in slave labor.1125
An anxious heart weighs a man down,12 but a kind word cheers him up.
A righteous man is cautious in friendship,a but the way of the wicked leads them astray.1327
The lazy man does not roastb his game, but the diligent man prizes his possessions.