A king's wrath is like the growling of a lion, but his favor is like dew upon the grass.
A foolish son is ruin to his father, and a wife's quarreling is a continual dripping of rain.
House and wealth are inherited from fathers, but a prudent wife is from the LORD.
Slothfulness casts into a deep sleep, and an idle person will suffer hunger.
He who keeps the commandment keeps his life; he who despises the word will die.
He who is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will repay him for his deed.
Discipline your son while there is hope; do not set your heart on his destruction.
A man of great wrath will pay the penalty; for if you deliver him, you will only have to do it again.
Listen to advice and accept instruction, that you may gain wisdom for the future.
Many are the plans in the mind of a man, but it is the purpose of the LORD that will be established.
What is desired in a man is loyalty, and a poor man is better than a liar.
Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright 1952 [2nd edition, 1971] by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved. (Revised Standard Version - Holy Bible)