- Through desire a man, having separated himself, seeketh
[and] intermeddleth with all wisdom.
- A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart
may discover itself.
- When the wicked cometh, [then] cometh also contempt, and
with ignominy reproach.
- The words of a man's mouth [are as] deep waters, [and] the
wellspring of wisdom [as] a flowing brook.
- [It is] not good to accept the person of the wicked, to
overthrow the righteous in judgment.
- A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth
- A fool's mouth [is] his destruction, and his lips [are] the
snare of his soul.
- The words of a talebearer [are] as wounds, and they go down
into the innermost parts of the belly.
- He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that
is a great waster.
- The name of the LORD [is] a strong tower: the righteous
runneth into it, and is safe.
- The rich man's wealth [is] his strong city, and as an high
wall in his own conceit.
- Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before
honour [is] humility.
- He that answereth a matter before he heareth [it], it [is]
folly and shame unto him.
- The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity; but a
wounded spirit who can bear?
- The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge; and the ear of
the wise seeketh knowledge.
- A man's gift maketh room for him, and bringeth him before
- [He that is] first in his own cause [seemeth] just; but
his neighbour cometh and searcheth him.
- The lot causeth contentions to cease, and parteth between
- A brother offended [is harder to be won] than a strong
city: and [their] contentions [are] like the bars of a castle.
- A man's belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his
mouth; [and] with the increase of his lips shall he be filled.
- Death and life [are] in the power of the tongue: and they
that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.
- [Whoso] findeth a wife findeth a good [thing], and
obtaineth favour of the LORD.
- The poor useth intreaties; but the rich answereth roughly.
- A man [that hath] friends must shew himself friendly: and
there is a friend [that] sticketh closer than a brother.
King James Bible 1603
(Network Version, 1994)
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