Do not let your heart envy sinners, but always be zealous for the fear of the Lord. There is surely a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off. Pr. 23:17-18

Do not make friends with a hot-tempered man, do not associate with one easily angered, or you may learn his ways and get yourself ensnared. Pr. 22:24-25


He who guards his mouth and his tongue keeps himself from calamity. Pr. 21:23

From the fruit of his mouth a man's stomach is filled; with the harvest from his lips he is satisfied. Pr. 18:20

A man of knowledge uses words with restraint, and a man of understanding is even tempered, Pr. 17:27

Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall. Pr. 16:18

The wise woman builds her house, but with her own hands the foolish one tears hers down. Pr. 14:1

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and discipline. Pr. 1:7

Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. Pr. 31:10

There are three things that are never satisfied, four that never say, "Enough!": the grave, the barren womb, land which is never satisfied with water, and fire which never says, "Enough!" Pr. 30:15-16

Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe. Pr. 29:25

A stingy man is eager to get rich and is unaware that poverty awaits him. Pr. 28:22

Death and destruction are never satisfied, and neither are the eyes of man. Pr. 27:20

Like a coating of glaze over earthenware are fervent lips with an evil heart. Pr. 26:23

Like a muddied stream or polluted well is a righteous man who gives way to the wicked. Pr. 25:26

Do not fret because of evil men or be envious of the wicked, for the evil man has no future hope, and the lamp of the wicked will be snuffed out. Pr. 24:19-29

Do not speak to a fool, for he will scorn the wisdom of your words. Pr. 23:9