The wise woman builds her house,1 but with her own hands the foolish one tears hers down.
Whoever fears the LORD walks uprightly, but those who despise him are devious in their ways.
A fool's mouth lashes out with pride,2 but the lips of the wise protect them.34
Where there are no oxen, the manger is empty, but from the strength of an ox4 come abundant harvests.
An honest witness does not deceive, but a false witness pours out lies.56
The mocker seeks wisdom and finds none, but knowledge comes easily to the discerning.6