1 He that being often reproved stiffeneth his neck, suddenly shall be hurt, and there be no healing.
2 When the righteous become great, the people rejoice, but, when a lawless man beareth rule, a people sigh.
3 A man who loveth wisdom, gladdeneth his father, but, a companion of harlots, destroyeth wealth.
4 A king, by justice, shall establish a land, - but, a man open to bribes, bringeth it to ruin.
6 In the transgression of a wicked man, is a snare, but, the righteous, doth shout in triumph and rejoice.
7 The righteous doth acknowledge the plea of the poor, but, the lawless, regardeth not knowledge.
13 The poor man and the man of usury, meet together, he that enlighteneth the eyes of them both, is Yahweh.
16 When the lawless become great, transgression increaseth, but, the righteous, shall behold, their ruin.
18 Where there is no vision, a people is let loose, but, he that keepeth instruction, how happy is he!
21 He that dealeth tenderly with his servant from childhood, in his after life, shall have him for a son.
22 A man given to anger, stirreth up strife, and, he that exceedeth in wrath, aboundeth in transgression.
23 The loftiness of a man, layeth him low, - but, one of a lowly spirit, shall attain unto honour.
25 The fear of man, setteth a snare, but, he that trusteth in Yahweh, shall be placed on high.