5 The thoughts of a diligent man [lead] only to abundance, but everyone who is hasty, only to want.
6 The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a vapor driven to and fro by those who seek death.
8 The way of him who is laden with guilt is exceedingly crooked, but as for a pure man, his work is right.
9 It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop, than with a contentious woman in a wide house.
11 When a scoffer is punished, a simple man is made wise, and when a wise man is instructed, he receives knowledge.
15 It is joy to the righteous to do justice, but it is a destruction to the workers of iniquity.
16 The man who wanders out of the way of understanding shall rest in the assembly of the dead.
20 There is precious treasure and oil in the dwelling of a wise man, but a foolish man swallows it up.
22 A wise man scales the city of the mighty, and brings down the strength of the confidence of it.
26 There is he who covets greedily all the day long, but the righteous gives and does not withhold.
27 The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination. How much more when he brings it with a wicked mind!