1#Pr 6:15; 1Sa 2:25 He who is often reproved, yet hardens his neck,
will suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.
2#Est 8:15; Pr 28:12 When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice;
but when the wicked rule, the people mourn.
3#Pr 10:1; Lk 15:30 Whoever loves wisdom rejoices his father,
but he who keeps company with harlots spends his substance.
4#Pr 29:14 The king establishes the land by judgment,
but he who receives bribes overthrowsit.
5#Ps 5:9 A man who flatters his neighbor
spreads a net for his feet.
6#Ecc 9:12 In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare,
but the righteous sing and rejoice.
7#Job 29:16; Ps 41:1 The righteous considers the cause of the poor,
but the wicked regards not to know it.
8#Pr 11:11 Scornful men bring a city into a snare,
but wise men turn away wrath.
9If a wise man contends with a foolish man,
whether he rage or laugh, there is no rest.
10#Ge 4:5–8 The bloodthirsty hate the upright,
but the just seek his soul.
11#Pr 12:16; 14:33 A fool utters all his mind,
but a wise man keeps it in until afterwards.
12If a ruler listens to lies,
all his servants are wicked.
13#Pr 22:2; Ps 13:3 The poor and the deceitful man have this in common:
The Lord gives light to the eyes of both.
14#Pr 16:12; Ps 72:2–4 The king who faithfully judges the poor,
his throne will be established forever.
15#Pr 10:1; 17:25 The rod and reproof give wisdom,
but a child left to himself brings his mother to shame.
16#Ps 37:36; 58:10 When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increases;
but the righteous will see their fall.
17#Pr 13:24; 29:15 Correct your son, and he will give you rest;
yes, he will give delight to your soul.
18#Jn 13:17; 1Sa 3:1 Where there is no vision, the people perish;
but happy is he who keeps the teaching.
19A servant will not be corrected by words,
for though he understands he will not answer.
20#Pr 26:12; Jas 1:19 Do you see a man who is hasty in his words?
There is more hope for a fool than for him.
21He who delicately brings up his servant from a child
will have him as a son in the end.
22#Pr 15:18; 17:19; 26:21 An angry man stirs up strife,
and a furious man abounds in transgression.
23#Pr 15:33; Mt 23:12 A man’s pride will bring him low,
but honor will uphold the humble in spirit.
24#Lev 5:1; Pr 8:36 Whoever is partner with a thief hates his own soul;
he hears the oath but tells nothing.
25#Ge 20:2; 20:11 The fear of man brings a snare,
but whoever puts his trust in the Lord will be safe.
26#Pr 19:6; Ps 20:9 Many seek the ruler’s favor,
but every man’s judgment comes from the Lord.
27#Ps 139:21; 1Jn 3:13 An unjust man is an abomination to the just,
and he who is upright in the way is an abomination to the wicked.