A wise servant will rule over a disgraceful son, and will share the inheritance as one of the brothers.
The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold,1 but the LORD tests the heart.24
A wicked man listens to evil lips; a liar pays attention to a malicious tongue.
He who mocks the poor3 shows contempt for their Maker;4 whoever gloats over disaster5 will not go unpunished.66
Children's children7 are a crown to the aged, and parents are the pride of their children.
Arroganta lips are unsuited to a fool-- how much worse lying lips to a ruler!88
A bribe is a charm to the one who gives it; wherever he turns, he succeeds.99
He who covers over an offense promotes love,10 but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends.1110
A rebuke impresses a man of discernment more than a hundred lashes a fool.
An evil man is bent only on rebellion; a merciless official will be sent against him.
Better to meet a bear robbed of her cubs than a fool in his folly.12