The proverbs1 of Solomon:2 Wise children bring joy to their father,3 but foolish children bring grief to their mother.
Ill-gotten treasures have no lasting value,4 but righteousness delivers from death.53
The LORD does not let the righteous go hungry,6 but he thwarts the craving of the wicked.74
Lazy hands make for poverty,8 but diligent hands bring wealth.95
He who gathers crops in summer is a prudent son, but he who sleeps during harvest is a disgraceful son.106
Blessings crown the head of the righteous, but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked.a11