- A wise son [heareth] his father's instruction: but a
scorner heareth not rebuke.
- 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: [but] he that
openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.
- The soul of the sluggard desireth, and [hath] nothing: but
the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
- A righteous [man] hateth lying: but a wicked [man] is
loathsome, and cometh to shame.
- 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 riches.
- The ransom of a man's life [are] his riches: but the poor
heareth not rebuke.
- The light of the righteous rejoiceth: but the lamp of the
wicked shall be put out.
- Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised
- Wealth [gotten] by vanity shall be diminished: but he that
gathereth by labour shall increase.
- Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but [when] the desire
cometh, [it is] a tree of life.
- Whoso despiseth the word shall be destroyed: but he that
feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.
- The law of the wise [is] a fountain of life, to depart
from the snares of death.
- Good understanding giveth favour: but the way of
transgressors [is] hard.
- Every prudent [man] dealeth with knowledge: but a fool
layeth open [his] folly.
- A wicked messenger falleth into mischief: but a faithful
ambassador [is] health.
- Poverty and shame [shall be to] him that refuseth
instruction: but he that regardeth reproof shall be honoured.
- The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul: but [it is]
abomination to fools to depart from evil.
- He that walketh with wise [men] shall be wise: but a
companion of fools shall be destroyed.
- Evil pursueth sinners: but to the righteous good shall be
- A good [man] leaveth an inheritance to his children's
children: and the wealth of the sinner [is] laid up for the
- Much food [is in] the tillage of the poor: but there is
[that is] destroyed for want of judgment.
- He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth
him chasteneth him betimes.
- The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul: but
the belly of the wicked shall want.
King James Bible 1603
(Network Version, 1994)
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