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He that withholdeth corn, the people shall curse
him: But blessing shall be upon the head of him that sell
He that diligently seeketh good procureth favour: But he that seeketh mischief, it shall come unto him.
He that trusteth in his riches shall fall:
But the righteous shall flourish as a branch.
He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the
And the fool shall be servant to the wise of heart.
The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life;
Behold, the righteous shall be recompensed in the
earth: Much more the wicked and the sinner.
Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge:
A good man obtaineth favour of the Lord:
A man shall not be established by wickedness: But the root of the righteous shall not be moved.
A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband:
But she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his
The thoughts of the righteous are right:
The words of the wicked are to lie in wait for blood:
But the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.
The wicked are overthrown, and are not:
A man shall be commended according to his wis
dom: But he that is of a perverse heart shall be despised.
He that is despised, and hath a servant, is better Than he that honoureth himself, and lacketh bread.
A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast:
He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread: But he that followeth vain persons is void of under
The wicked desireth the net of evil men:
The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips: But the just shall come out of trouble.
A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of
his mouth: And the recompence of a man's hands shall be ren
dered unto him.
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes:
A fool's wrath is presently known:
He that speaketh truth sheweth forth righteousness: But a false witness deceit.
There is that speaketh like the piercings of a sword: But the tongue of the wise is health.
The lip of truth shall be established for ever:
Deceit is in the heart of them that imagine evil:
There shall no evil happen to the just:
Lying lips are abomination to the Lord:
A prudent man concealeth knowledge:
The hand of the diligent shall bear rule:
Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop:
The righteous is more excellent than his neighbour: But the way of the wicked seduceth them.
The slothful man roasteth not that which he took in
hunting: But the substance of a diligent man is precious.
In the way of righteousness is life;
A WISE son heareth his father's instruction:
A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth: But the soul of the transgressors shall eat violence.
He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life:
The soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing: But the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
A righteous man hateth lying:
Righteousness keepeth him that is upright in the
way: But wickedness overthroweth the sinner.
There is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing: There is that maketh himself poor, yet hath great
The ransom of a man's life are his riches:
The light of the righteous rejoiceth:
Only by pride cometh contention:
Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished:
Hope deferred maketh the heart sick:
Whoso despiseth the word shall be destroyed:
The law of the wise is a fountain of life,
Good understanding giveth favour: