The wicked are punished in place of the godly, and traitors in place of the honest.
It’s better to live alone in the desert than with a quarrelsome, complaining wife.
The wise have wealth and luxury, but fools spend whatever they get.
Whoever pursues righteousness and unfailing love will find life, righteousness, and honor.
The wise conquer the city of the strong and level the fortress in which they trust.
Watch your tongue and keep your mouth shut, and you will stay out of trouble.
Mockers are proud and haughty; they act with boundless arrogance.
Despite their desires, the lazy will come to ruin, for their hands refuse to work.
Some people are always greedy for more, but the godly love to give!
The sacrifice of an evil person is detestable, especially when it is offered with wrong motives.
A false witness will be cut off, but a credible witness will be allowed to speak.