1 Every wise woman builds her household, but a foolish woman tears it down with her own hands.
2 The one who walks in his uprightness fears the Lord, but the one who is perverted in his ways despises him.
4 Where there are no oxen, the feeding trough is clean, but an abundant harvest is produced by strong oxen.
14 The backslider will be paid back from his own ways, but a good person will be rewarded for his.
16 A wise person is cautious and turns from evil, but a fool throws off restraint and is overconfident.
17 A person who has a quick temper does foolish things, and a person with crafty schemes is hated.
19 Those who are evil will bow before those who are good, and the wicked will bow at the gates of the righteous.
22 Do not those who devise evil go astray? But those who plan good exhibit faithful covenant love.
26 In the fear of the Lord one has strong confidence, and it will be a refuge for his children.
28 A king's glory is the abundance of people, but the lack of subjects is the ruin of a ruler.
29 The one who is slow to anger has great understanding, but the one who has a quick temper exalts folly.
31 The one who oppresses the poor insults his Creator, but whoever shows favor to the needy honors him.
32 The wicked will be thrown down in his trouble, but the righteous have refuge even in the threat of death.