1 The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.
3 LORD will not allow the soul of a righteous man to famish, but he thrusts away the desire of the wicked.
6 Blessings are upon the head of a righteous man, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.
11 The mouth of a righteous man is a fountain of life, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.
13 In the lips of him who has discernment wisdom is found, but a rod is for the back of him who is void of understanding.
19 Transgression is not lacking in the multitude of words, but he who refrains his lips does wisely.
24 The fear of a wicked man shall come upon him. And the desire of the righteous shall be granted.
25 When the whirlwind passes, the wicked man is no more, but the righteous man is an everlasting foundation.
26 As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to those who send him.
29 The way of LORD is a stronghold to the upright, but it is a destruction to the workers of iniquity.
31 The mouth of a righteous man brings forth wisdom, but the perverse tongue shall be cut off.