1#Pr 28:6 Better is the poor who walks in his integrity
than he who is perverse in his lips and is a fool.
2#Pr 21:5; 29:20 Also, it is not good for the soul to be without knowledge,
and he who hastens with his feet sins.
3#Ps 37:7 The foolishness of man perverts his way,
and his heart frets against the Lord.
4#Pr 14:20 Wealth makes many friends,
but the poor is separated from his neighbor.
5#Pr 21:28; Ex 23:1 A false witness will not be unpunished,
and he who speaks lies will not escape.
6#Pr 17:8; 18:16 Many will entreat the favor of the prince,
and every man is a friend to him who gives gifts.
7#Ps 38:11; Pr 19:4 All the brothers of the poor hate him;
how much more do his friends go far from him!
He pursues them with words,
yet they abandon him.
8#Pr 16:20 He who gets wisdom loves his own soul;
he who keeps understanding will find good.
9#Pr 19:5 A false witness will not be unpunished,
and he who speaks lies will perish.
10#Pr 26:1; 30:21–22 Delight is not seemly for a fool,
much less for a servant to have rule over princes.
11#Pr 16:32; 14:29; 15:18 The discretion of a man defers his anger,
and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.
12#Pr 16:14–15; Hos 14:5 The king’s wrath is as the roaring of a lion,
but his favor is as dew upon the grass.
13#Pr 21:9; 10:1 A foolish son is the calamity of his father,
and the contentions of a wife are a continual dripping of water.
14#Pr 18:22; 2Co 12:14 House and riches are the inheritance of fathers,
and a prudent wife is from the Lord.
15#Pr 20:13; 23:21 Slothfulness casts into a deep sleep,
and an idle soul will suffer hunger.
16#Lk 10:28; Pr 13:13 He who keeps the commandment keeps his own soul,
but he who is careless in his ways will die.
17#Pr 28:27; 2Co 9:6–8; Ecc 11:1 He who has pity on the poor lends to the Lord,
and He will repay what he has given.
18#Pr 13:24; 29:15; 22:15 Chasten your son while there is hope,
and let not your soul spare for his crying.
19A man of great wrath will suffer punishment;
for if you deliver him, yet you must do it again.
20#Ps 37:37 Hear counsel and receive instruction,
that you may be wise in your latter days.
21#Ps 33:10–11; Pr 16:9 There are many plans in a man’s heart,
nevertheless the counsel of the Lord will stand.
22The desire of a man is his kindness,
and a poor man is better than a liar.
23#Pr 12:21; 1Ti 4:8 The fear of the Lord tends to life,
and he who has it will abide satisfied; he will not be visited with evil.
24#Pr 15:19 A slothful man hides his hand in his bowl,
and will not so much as bring it to his mouth again.
25#Pr 21:11; Dt 13:11 Smite a scorner, and the simple will beware;
and reprove one who has understanding, and he will understand knowledge.
26#Pr 10:5; 17:2 He who mistreats his father and chases away his mother
is a son who causes shame and brings reproach.
27Cease, my son, to hear the instruction
that causes to err from the words of knowledge.
28#Job 15:16; 34:7 An ungodly witness scorns judgment,
and the mouth of the wicked devours iniquity.
29#Pr 26:3; 10:13 Judgments are prepared for scorners,
and beatings for the back of fools.