The simple inherit folly, but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.
Evildoers will bow down in the presence of the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.
The poor are shunned even by their neighbors, but the rich have many friends.
It is a sin to despise one’s neighbor, but blessed is the one who is kind to the needy.
Do not those who plot evil go astray? But those who plan what is good find love and faithfulness.
All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty.
The wealth of the wise is their crown, but the folly of fools yields folly.
A truthful witness saves lives, but a false witness is deceitful.
Whoever fears the LORD has a secure fortress, and for their children it will be a refuge.
The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, turning a person from the snares of death.
A large population is a king’s glory, but without subjects a prince is ruined.