The wise woman builds her house, but with her own hands the foolish one tears hers down. SCode Deu 25:9 Rth 4:11 Pro 9:1 Pro 24:3 Pro 11:11
Whoever fears the Lord walks uprightly, but those who despise him are devious in their ways. SCode Pro 19:1 Pro 28:6 Pro 2:15
A fool’s mouth lashes out with pride, but the lips of the wise protect them. SCode Pro 12:6 Jer 18:18
Where there are no oxen, the manger is empty, but from the strength of an ox come abundant harvests.
An honest witness does not deceive, but a false witness pours out lies. SCode Exo 23:1 Pro 6:19
The mocker seeks wisdom and finds none, but knowledge comes easily to the discerning. SCode Psa 25:9 Pro 24:7 Pro 8:9 Pro 15:14 Pro 17:24 1Pet 5:5
Stay away from a fool, for you will not find knowledge on their lips.
The wisdom of the prudent is to give thought to their ways, but the folly of fools is deception.
Fools mock at making amends for sin, but goodwill is found among the upright. SCode Pro 10:23
Each heart knows its own bitterness, and no one else can share its joy. SCode 1Sam 1:10 Job 3:20
The house of the wicked will be destroyed, but the tent of the upright will flourish. SCode Job 8:15 Job 21:28 Pro 15:25 Pro 3:33
There is a way that appears to be right, but in the end it leads to death. SCode Pro 5:5 Pro 12:15 Pro 16:25 Pro 7:27 Rom 6:21
Even in laughter the heart may ache, and rejoicing may end in grief. SCode Pro 10:1 Ecc 2:2 Lk 6:25
The faithless will be fully repaid for their ways, and the good rewarded for theirs. SCode Pro 12:14 Pro 1:31 Isa 3:10 Mt 6:2 Mt 6:5
The simple believe anything, but the prudent give thought to their steps. SCode Pro 1:4
The wise fear the Lord and shun evil, but a fool is hotheaded and yet feels secure. SCode Job 28:28 Psa 34:14 Pro 22:3 Pro 3:7 Pro 27:12
A quick-tempered person does foolish things, and the one who devises evil schemes is hated. SCode Pro 14:29
The simple inherit folly, but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.
Evildoers will bow down in the presence of the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous. SCode Gen 42:6 1Sam 2:36
The poor are shunned even by their neighbors, but the rich have many friends. SCode Pro 19:4 Pro 19:7
It is a sin to despise one’s neighbor, but blessed is the one who is kind to the needy. SCode Psa 41:1 Pro 11:12
Do not those who plot evil go astray? But those who plan what is good find love and faithfulness. SCode Pro 3:3 Pro 3:29
All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty. SCode Pro 21:5 Pro 22:16 Pro 11:24
The wealth of the wise is their crown, but the folly of fools yields folly.
A truthful witness saves lives, but a false witness is deceitful. SCode Pro 14:5
Whoever fears the Lord has a secure fortress, and for their children it will be a refuge. SCode Psa 14:6 Psa 73:15 Pro 1:33
The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life, turning a person from the snares of death. SCode Pro 10:11 Pro 13:14
A large population is a king’s glory, but without subjects a prince is ruined. SCode 1Ki 4:20
Whoever is patient has great understanding, but one who is quick-tempered displays folly. SCode Pro 19:11 Pro 14:17 Pro 16:32 Ecc 7:9 Jas 1:19
A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones. SCode Psa 112:10 Pro 12:4 Pro 4:22
Whoever oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker, but whoever is kind to the needy honors God. SCode Job 35:10 Pro 22:2 Pro 17:5 Pro 28:8 Mt 25:40 Mt 25:45
When calamity comes, the wicked are brought down, but even in death the righteous seek refuge in God. SCode Gen 49:18 Num 23:10 Job 19:25~27 Psa 23:4 Psa 16:11 Psa 17:15 Pro 24:16 2Cor 5:8 2Cor 1:9 2Tim 4:18
Wisdom reposes in the heart of the discerning and even among fools she lets herself be known. SCode Pro 29:11 Pro 12:16 Ecc 7:9
Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin condemns any people.
A king delights in a wise servant, but a shameful servant arouses his fury. SCode Pro 22:11 Pro 16:13 Mt 24:45~47
NIV Footnotes
  1. 14:22 Or show
  2. 14:33 Hebrew; Septuagint and Syriac discerning / but in the heart of fools she is not known