Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers,1 and blessed is he who trusts in the LORD.221
The wise in heart are called discerning, and pleasant words promote instruction.a322
Understanding is a fountain of life to those who have it,4 but folly brings punishment to fools.
A wise man's heart guides his mouth,5 and his lips promote instruction.b624
Pleasant words are a honeycomb,7 sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.825
There is a way that seems right to a man,9 but in the end it leads to death.1026
The laborer's appetite works for him; his hunger drives him on.
A scoundrel11 plots evil, and his speech is like a scorching fire.1228
A perverse man stirs up dissension,13 and a gossip separates close friends.1429
A violent man entices his neighbor and leads him down a path that is not good.1530
He who winks16 with his eye is plotting perversity; he who purses his lips is bent on evil.