1 He that is stiff necked and will not be reformed, shall suddenly be destroyed without any help.
2 Where the righteous have the over hand, the people are in prosperity; but where the ungodly beareth rule, there the people mourn.
3 Whoso loveth wisdom, maketh his father a glad man; but he that keepeth harlots, spendeth away that he hath.
4 With true judgment the king setteth up the land; but if he be a man that taketh gifts, he turneth it upside down.
7 The righteous considereth the cause of the poor, but the ungodly regardeth no understanding.
9 If a wise man go to law with a fool - whether he deal with him friendly or roughly - he getteth no rest.
15 The rod and correction minister wisdom; but if a child be not looked unto, he bringeth his mother to shame.
17 Nurture thy son with correction, and he shall comfort thee; yea, he shall do the good at thine heart.
19 A servant will not be the better for words; for though he understand, yet will he not regard them.
20 If thou seest a man that is hasty to speak unadvised; thou mayest trust a fool more than him.
21 He that delicately bringeth up his servant from a child, shall make him his master at length.
22 An angry man stirreth up strife; and he that beareth evil will in his mind, doth much evil.
24 Whoso keepeth company with a thief, hateth his own soul; he heareth blasphemies, and telleth it not forth.
25 He that feareth men, shall have a fall; but whoso putteth his trust in the LORD shall come to honour.
26 Many there be that seek the prince's favour, but every man's judgment cometh from the LORD.