3 Whoso is keeping his mouth, is keeping his soul, Whoso is opening wide his lips -- ruin to him!
4 The soul of the slothful is desiring, and hath not. And the soul of the diligent is made fat.
6 Righteousness keepeth him who is perfect in the way, And wickedness overthroweth a sin offering.
7 There is who is making himself rich, and hath nothing, Who is making himself poor, and wealth is abundant.
13 Whoso is despising the Word is destroyed for it, And whoso is fearing the Command is repayed.
18 Whoso is refusing instruction -- poverty and shame, And whoso is observing reproof is honoured.
19 A desire accomplished is sweet to the soul, And an abomination to fools is: Turn from evil.
22 A good man causeth sons' sons to inherit, And laid up for the righteous is the sinner's wealth.
24 Whoso is sparing his rod is hating his son, And whoso is loving him hath hastened him chastisement.