A large population is a king's glory, but without subjects a prince is ruined.129
A patient man has great understanding,2 but a quick-tempered man displays folly.330
A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones.431
He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker,5 but whoever is kind to the needy honors God.632
When calamity comes, the wicked are brought down,7 but even in death the righteous have a refuge.833
Wisdom reposes in the heart of the discerning9 and even among fools she lets herself be known.a34
Righteousness exalts a nation,10 but sin is a disgrace to any people.
A king delights in a wise servant, but a shameful servant incurs his wrath.11