The righteous man leads a blameless life;1 blessed are his children after him.28
When a king sits on his throne to judge,3 he winnows out all evil with his eyes.49
Who can say, "I have kept my heart pure;5 I am clean and without sin"?610
Differing weights and differing measures-- the LORD detests them both.711
Even a child is known by his actions, by whether his conduct is pure8 and right.
Ears that hear and eyes that see-- the LORD has made them both.913
Do not love sleep or you will grow poor;10 stay awake and you will have food to spare.
"It's no good, it's no good!" says the buyer; then off he goes and boasts about his purchase.
Gold there is, and rubies in abundance, but lips that speak knowledge are a rare jewel.
Take the garment of one who puts up security for a stranger; hold it in pledge11 if he does it for a wayward woman.1217
Food gained by fraud tastes sweet to a man,13 but he ends up with a mouth full of gravel.14