Every wise woman builds her house, But the foolish one tears it down with her own hands.
He who walks in his uprightness fears Yahweh, But he who is perverse in his ways despises him.
The fool's talk brings a rod to his back, But the lips of the wise protect them.
Where no oxen are, the crib is clean, But much increase is by the strength of the ox.
A truthful witness will not lie, But a false witness pours out lies.
A scoffer seeks wisdom, and doesn't find it, But knowledge comes easily to a discerning person.