- Better [is] a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an
house full of sacrifices [with] strife.
- A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causeth
shame, and shall have part of the inheritance among the
- The fining pot [is] for silver, and the furnace for gold:
but the LORD trieth the hearts.
- A wicked doer giveth heed to false lips; [and] a liar
giveth ear to a naughty tongue.
- Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker: [and] he that
is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished.
- Children's children [are] the crown of old men; and the
glory of children [are] their fathers.
- Excellent speech becometh not a fool: much less do lying
lips a prince.
- A gift [is as] a precious stone in the eyes of him that
hath it: whithersoever it turneth, it prospereth.
- He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; but he that
repeateth a matter separateth [very] friends.
- A reproof entereth more into a wise man than an hundred
stripes into a fool.
- An evil [man] seeketh only rebellion: therefore a cruel
messenger shall be sent against him.
- Let a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man, rather than a
fool in his folly.
- Whoso rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart from
- The beginning of strife [is as] when one letteth out
water: therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled
- He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the
just, even they both [are] abomination to the LORD.
- Wherefore [is there] a price in the hand of a fool to get
wisdom, seeing [he hath] no heart [to it]?
- A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for
- A man void of understanding striketh hands, [and] becometh
surety in the presence of his friend.
- He loveth transgression that loveth strife: [and] he that
exalteth his gate seeketh destruction.
- He that hath a froward heart findeth no good: and he that
hath a perverse tongue falleth into mischief.
- He that begetteth a fool [doeth it] to his sorrow: and the
father of a fool hath no joy.
- A merry heart doeth good [like] a medicine: but a broken
spirit drieth the bones.
- A wicked [man] taketh a gift out of the bosom to pervert
the ways of judgment.
- Wisdom [is] before him that hath understanding; but the
eyes of a fool [are] in the ends of the earth.
- A foolish son [is] a grief to his father, and bitterness
to her that bare him.
- Also to punish the just [is] not good, [nor] to strike
princes for equity.
- He that hath knowledge spareth his words: [and] a man of
understanding is of an excellent spirit.
- Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise:
[and] he that shutteth his lips [is esteemed] a man of
King James Bible 1603
(Network Version, 1994)
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