Cast out the scoffer, and contention shall go out with him, and quarrels and reproaches shall cease.
He that loveth cleanness of heart, for the grace of his lips shall have the king for his friend.
The eyes of the Lord preserve knowledge: and the words of the unjust are overthrown.
The slothful man saith: There is a lion without, I shall be slain in the midst of the streets.
The mouth of a strange woman is a deep pit: he whom the Lord is angry with, shall fall into it.
Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, and the rod of correction shall drive it away.
He that oppresseth the poor, to increase his own riches, shall himself give to one that is richer, and shall be in need.
Incline thy ear, and hear the words of the wise: and apply thy heart to my doctrine:
Which shall be beautiful for thee, if thou keep it in thy bowels, and it shall flow in thy lips:
That thy trust may be in the Lord, wherefore I have also shewn it to thee this day.
Behold I have described it to thee three manner of ways, in thoughts and knowledge: