A person will be praised according to his insight, But one of perverse mind will be despised.
Better is one who is lightly esteemed and has a servant, Than one who honors himself and lacks bread.
A righteous person has regard for the life of his animal, But even
the compassion of the wicked is cruel.
One who works his land will have plenty of bread, But one who pursues worthless things
The wicked person desires the plunder of evil people, But the root of the righteous yields fruit.
An evil person is ensnared by the offense of his lips, But the righteous will escape from trouble.
A person will be satisfied with good by the fruit of his words, And the deeds of a person’s hands will return to him.
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, But a person who listens to advice is wise.
A fool’s anger is known at once, But a prudent person conceals dishonor.
declares truth tells what is right, But a false witness, deceit.
There is one who speaks rashly like the thrusts of a sword, But the tongue of the wise brings healing.
Truthful lips will endure forever, But a lying tongue is only for a moment.
Deceit is in the heart of those who devise evil, But counselors of peace have
No harm happens to the righteous, But the wicked are filled with trouble.
Lying lips are an abomination to the LORD, But those who deal faithfully are His delight.
A prudent person conceals knowledge, But the heart of fools proclaims foolishness.