The tongue of the wise commends knowledge,1 but the mouth of the fool gushes folly.23
The eyes3 of the LORD are everywhere,4 keeping watch on the wicked and the good.54
The tongue6 that brings healing is a tree of life,7 but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit.85
A fool spurns his father's discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence.96
The house of the righteous contains great treasure,10 but the income of the wicked brings them trouble.117
The lips of the wise spread knowledge;12 not so the hearts of fools.
The LORD detests the sacrifice13 of the wicked,14 but the prayer of the upright pleases him.159
The LORD detests the way of the wicked16 but he loves those who pursue righteousness.1710
Stern discipline awaits him who leaves the path; he who hates correction will die.1811
Death and Destructiona lie open before the LORD 19-- how much more the hearts of men!2012
A mocker resents correction;21 he will not consult the wise.