Proverbs 16:25-Proverbs 17:6 - Words Of Advice To A Wise Son

25 There is a way which seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death.

26 A worker's appetite works for him, For his hunger urges him on.

27 A worthless man digs up evil, While his words are like scorching fire.

28 A perverse man spreads strife, And a slanderer separates intimate friends.

29 A man of violence entices his neighbor And leads him in a way that is not good.

30 He who winks his eyes does so to devise perverse things; He who compresses his lips brings evil to pass.

31 A gray head is a crown of glory; It is found in the way of righteousness.

32 He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, And he who rules his spirit, than he who captures a city.

33 The lot is cast into the lap, But its every decision is from the LORD.

1 Better is a dry morsel and quietness with it Than a house full of feasting with strife.

2 A servant who acts wisely will rule over a son who acts shamefully, And will share in the inheritance among brothers.

3 The refining pot is for silver and the furnace for gold, But the LORD tests hearts.

4 An evildoer listens to wicked lips; A liar pays attention to a destructive tongue.

5 He who mocks the poor taunts his Maker; He who rejoices at calamity will not go unpunished.

6 Grandchildren are the crown of old men, And the glory of sons is their fathers.