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Direct your children onto the right path, and when they are older, they will not leave it.
A youngster’s heart is filled with foolishness, but physical discipline will drive it far away.
A person who gets ahead by oppressing the poor or by showering gifts on the rich will end in poverty.
Don’t rob the poor just because you can, or exploit the needy in court.
Do you see any truly competent workers? They will serve kings rather than working for ordinary people.
Choose a good reputation over great riches; being held in high esteem is better than silver or gold.
The mouth of an immoral woman is a dangerous trap; those who make the Lord angry will fall into it.
Listen to the words of the wise; apply your heart to my instruction.
For it is good to keep these sayings in your heart and always ready on your lips.
For the Lord is their defender. He will ruin anyone who ruins them.
Whoever loves a pure heart and gracious speech will have the king as a friend.
The lazy person claims, “There’s a lion out there! If I go outside, I might be killed!”
Don’t befriend angry people or associate with hot-tempered people,
Don’t cheat your neighbor by moving the ancient boundary markers set up by previous generations.
The Lord preserves those with knowledge, but he ruins the plans of the treacherous.
In this way, you may know the truth and take an accurate report to those who sent you.
or you will learn to be like them and endanger your soul.
Throw out the mocker, and fighting goes, too. Quarrels and insults will disappear.
I have written thirty sayings for you, filled with advice and knowledge.
True humility and fear of the Lord lead to riches, honor, and long life.
Corrupt people walk a thorny, treacherous road; whoever values life will avoid it.
Those who plant injustice will harvest disaster, and their reign of terror will come to an end.
I am teaching you today—yes, you— so you will trust in the Lord .
Don’t agree to guarantee another person’s debt or put up security for someone else.
The rich and poor have this in common: The Lord made them both.