1#Pr 10:1; 15:20 A wise son heeds his father’s instruction,
but a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.
2#Pr 12:14; 1:31 A man will eat well by the fruit of his mouth,
but the soul of the transgressor will eat violence.
3#Pr 21:23; 12:13 He who guards his mouth preserves his life,
but he who opens wide his lips will have destruction.
4#Pr 10:4; 11:25 The soul of the sluggard desires, and has nothing;
but the soul of the diligent will be made fat.
5#Pr 3:35; Col 3:9 A righteous man hates lying,
but a wicked man is loathsome and comes to shame.
6#Pr 11:3; 11:5–6 Righteousness keeps him who is upright in the way,
but wickedness overthrows the sinner.
7#2Co 6:10; Rev 3:17 There is one who makes himself rich, yet has nothing;
there is one who makes himself poor, yet has great riches.
8The ransom of a man’s life is his riches,
but the poor does not hear rebuke.
9#Pr 4:18; 24:20 The light of the righteous rejoices,
but the lamp of the wicked will be put out.
10Only by pride comes contention,
but with the well-advised is wisdom.
11#Pr 20:21; 10:2 Wealth gained by vanity will be diminished,
but he who gathers by labor will increase.
12#Pr 3:18; 13:19 Hope deferred makes the heart sick,
but when the desire comes, it is a tree of life.
13#2Ch 36:16; Nu 15:31 Whoever despises the word will be destroyed,
but he who fears the commandment will be rewarded.
14#Pr 10:11; 14:27 The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life,
to depart from the snares of death.
15#Pr 3:4; Lk 2:52 Good understanding gives favor,
but the way of transgressors is hard.
16#Pr 15:2; Ecc 10:3 Every prudent man deals with knowledge,
but a fool lays open his folly.
17#Pr 25:13 A wicked messenger falls into mischief,
but a faithful envoy is health.
18#Pr 15:5; 15:31–32 Poverty and shame will be to him who refuses instruction,
but he who regards reproof will be honored.
19#Pr 13:12 The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul,
but it is abomination to fools to depart from evil.
20#1Ki 12:8 He who walks with wise men will be wise,
but a companion of fools will be destroyed.
21#Ps 32:10 Evil pursues sinners,
but to the righteous good will be repaid.
22#Job 27:16–17; Pr 28:8 A good man leaves an inheritance to his children’s children,
and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.
23#Pr 12:11 Much food is in the tillage of the poor,
but for lack of justice it is destroyed.
24#Pr 19:18; 22:15; 29:15 He who spares his rod hates his son,
but he who loves him disciplines him early.
25#Ps 34:10; Pr 10:3 The righteous eats to the satisfying of his soul,
but the stomach of the wicked will want.