The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.
Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue lasts only a moment.
Before his downfall a man’s heart is proud, but humility comes before honor.
Better a patient man than a warrior, a man who controls his temper than one who takes a city.
Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and shun evil. This will bring health to your body and nourishment to your bones.
A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
Laziness brings on deep sleep, and the shiftless man goes hungry.
Listen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end you will be counted among the wise. Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails.
To fear the LORD is to hate evil; I hate pride and arrogance, evil behavior and perverse speech.
The righteous will never be uprooted, but the wicked will not remain in the land.