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

25 There is a way that seems right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.

26 He that labors labors for himself; for his mouth craves it of him.

27 An ungodly man digs up evil: and in his lips there is as a burning fire.

28 A perverse man sows strife: and a whisperer separates best friends.

29 A violent man entices his neighbor, and leads him into the way that is not good.

30 He shuts his eyes to devise perverse things: moving his lips he brings evil to pass.

31 White hair is a crown of glory, if it is found in the way of righteousness.

32 He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that rules his spirit than he that takes a city.

33 The lot is cast into the lap; but its every decision is of the LORD.

1 Better is a dry morsel, with quietness, than a house full of sacrifices with strife.

2 A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causes shame, and shall have part of the inheritance among the brethren.

3 The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the LORD tries the hearts.

4 A wicked doer gives heed to false lips; and a liar gives ear to a mischievous tongue.

5 Whosoever mocks the poor reproaches his Maker: and he that is glad at calamity shall not be unpunished.

6 Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children is their fathers.