- The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father:
but a foolish son [is] the heaviness of his mother.
- Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness
delivereth from death.
- The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to
famish: but he casteth away the substance of the wicked.
- He becometh poor that dealeth [with] a slack hand: but the
hand of the diligent maketh rich.
- He that gathereth in summer [is] a wise son: [but] he that
sleepeth in harvest [is] a son that causeth shame.
- Blessings [are] upon the head of the just: but violence
covereth the mouth of the wicked.
- The memory of the just [is] blessed: but the name of the
wicked shall rot.
- The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating
fool shall fall.
- He that walketh uprightly walketh surely: but he that
perverteth his ways shall be known.
- He that winketh with the eye causeth sorrow: but a prating
fool shall fall.
- The mouth of a righteous [man is] a well of life: but
violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.
- Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all sins.
- In the lips of him that hath understanding wisdom is
found: but a rod [is] for the back of him that is void of
- Wise [men] lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish
[is] near destruction.
- The rich man's wealth [is] his strong city: the
destruction of the poor [is] their poverty.
- The labour of the righteous [tendeth] to life: the fruit
of the wicked to sin.
- He [is in] the way of life that keepeth instruction: but
he that refuseth reproof erreth.
- He that hideth hatred [with] lying lips, and he that
uttereth a slander, [is] a fool.
- In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he
that refraineth his lips [is] wise.
- The tongue of the just [is as] choice silver: the heart of
the wicked [is] little worth.
- The lips of the righteous feed many: but fools die for
want of wisdom.
- The blessing of the LORD, it maketh rich, and he addeth no
sorrow with it.
- [It is] as sport to a fool to do mischief: but a man of
understanding hath wisdom.
- The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him: but the
desire of the righteous shall be granted.
- As the whirlwind passeth, so [is] the wicked no [more]:
but the righteous [is] an everlasting foundation.
- As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so [is]
the sluggard to them that send him.
- The fear of the LORD prolongeth days: but the years of the
wicked shall be shortened.
- The hope of the righteous [shall be] gladness: but the
expectation of the wicked shall perish.
- The way of the LORD [is] strength to the upright: but
destruction [shall be] to the workers of iniquity.
- The righteous shall never be removed: but the wicked shall
not inhabit the earth.
- The mouth of the just bringeth forth wisdom: but the
froward tongue shall be cut out.
- The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable: but the
mouth of the wicked [speaketh] frowardness.
King James Bible 1603
(Network Version, 1994)
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