He who despises his neighbor sins,1 but blessed is he who is kind to the needy.222
Do not those who plot evil go astray?3 But those who plan what is good finda love and faithfulness.
All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty.
The wealth of the wise is their crown, but the folly of fools yields folly.425
A truthful witness saves lives, but a false witness is deceitful.526
He who fears the LORD has a secure fortress,6 and for his children it will be a refuge.727
The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life,8 turning a man from the snares of death.928
A large population is a king's glory, but without subjects a prince is ruined.1029
A patient man has great understanding,11 but a quick-tempered man displays folly.1230
A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones.1331
He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker,14 but whoever is kind to the needy honors God.15