2 A good person obtains favor from the Lord, but the Lord condemns a person with wicked schemes.
4 A noble wife is the crown of her husband, but the wife who acts shamefully is like rottenness in his bones.
6 The words of the wicked lie in wait to shed innocent blood, but the words of the upright will deliver them.
8 A person is praised in accordance with his wisdom, but the one who has a twisted mind is despised.
9 Better is a person of humble standing who nevertheless has a servant, than one who pretends to be somebody important yet has no food.
10 A righteous person cares for the life of his animal, but even the most compassionate acts of the wicked are cruel.
11 The one who works his field will have plenty of food, but whoever chases daydreams lacks wisdom.
13 The evil person is ensnared by the transgression of his speech, but the righteous person escapes out of trouble.
14 A person will be satisfied with good from the fruit of his words, and the work of his hands will be rendered to him.
18 Speaking recklessly is like the thrusts of a sword, but the words of the wise bring healing.
19 The one who tells the truth will endure forever, but the one who lies will last only for a moment.
26 The righteous person is cautious in his friendship, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.
27 The lazy person does not roast his prey, but personal possessions are precious to the diligent.