- A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir
- The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the
mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.
- The eyes of the LORD [are] in every place, beholding the
evil and the good.
- A wholesome tongue [is] a tree of life: but perverseness
therein [is] a breach in the spirit.
- A fool despiseth his father's instruction: but he that
regardeth reproof is prudent.
- In the house of the righteous [is] much treasure: but in
the revenues of the wicked is trouble.
- The lips of the wise disperse knowledge: but the heart of
the foolish [doeth] not so.
- The sacrifice of the wicked [is] an abomination to the
LORD: but the prayer of the upright [is] his delight.
- The way of the wicked [is] an abomination unto the LORD:
but he loveth him that followeth after righteousness.
- Correction [is] grievous unto him that forsaketh the way:
[and] he that hateth reproof shall die.
- Hell and destruction [are] before the LORD: how much more
then the hearts of the children of men?
- A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him: neither will
he go unto the wise.
- A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow
of the heart the spirit is broken.
- The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh
knowledge: but the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness.
- All the days of the afflicted [are] evil: but he that is
of a merry heart [hath] a continual feast.
- Better [is] little with the fear of the LORD than great
treasure and trouble therewith.
- Better [is] a dinner of herbs where love is, than a
stalled ox and hatred therewith.
- A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but [he that is] slow
to anger appeaseth strife.
- The way of the slothful [man is] as an hedge of thorns:
but the way of the righteous [is] made plain.
- A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish man
despiseth his mother.
- Folly [is] joy to [him that is] destitute of wisdom: but a
man of understanding walketh uprightly.
- Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the
multitude of counsellors they are established.
- A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word
[spoken] in due season, how good [is it]!
- The way of life [is] above to the wise, that he may depart
from hell beneath.
- The LORD will destroy the house of the proud: but he will
establish the border of the widow.
- The thoughts of the wicked [are] an abomination to the
LORD: but [the words] of the pure [are] pleasant words.
- He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own house; but he
that hateth gifts shall live.
- The heart of the righteous studieth to answer: but the
mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.
- The LORD [is] far from the wicked: but he heareth the
prayer of the righteous.
- The light of the eyes rejoiceth the heart: [and] a good
report maketh the bones fat.
- The ear that heareth the reproof of life abideth among the
- He that refuseth instruction despiseth his own soul: but
he that heareth reproof getteth understanding.
- The fear of the LORD [is] the instruction of wisdom; and
before honour [is] humility.
King James Bible 1603
(Network Version, 1994)
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