Be not thou envious against evil men, neither desire to be with them.
For their heart studieth destruction, and their lips talk of mischief.
Through wisdom is an house builded; and by understanding it is
And by knowledge shall the chambers be filled with all precious and
A wise man is strong; yea, a man of knowledge increaseth strength.
For by wise counsel thou shalt make thy war: and in multitude of
counsellors there is safety.
Wisdom is too high for a fool: he openeth not his mouth in the gate.
He that deviseth to do evil shall be called a mischievous person.
The thought of foolishness is sin: and the scorner is an abomination to
If thou faint in the day of adversity, thy strength is small.
If thou forbear to deliver them that are drawn unto death, and those that
are ready to be slain;
If thou sayest, Behold, we knew it not; doth not he that pondereth the
heart consider it? and he that keepeth thy soul, doth not he know it? and
shall not he render to every man according to his works?
My son, eat thou honey, because it is good; and the honeycomb, which is
sweet to thy taste:
So shall the knowledge of wisdom be unto thy soul: when thou hast found
it, then there shall be a reward, and thy expectation shall not be cut off.
Lay not wait, O wicked man, against the dwelling of the righteous; spoil
not his resting place:
For a just man falleth seven times, and riseth up again: but the wicked
shall fall into mischief.
Rejoice not when thine
enemy falleth, and let not thine heart be glad when he stumbleth:
Lest the LORD see it, and it displease him, and he turn away his wrath
Fret not thyself because of evil men, neither be thou envious at the
For there shall be no reward to the evil man; the candle of the wicked
shall be put out.
My son, fear thou the
LORD and the king: and meddle not with them that are given to change:
For their calamity shall rise suddenly; and who knoweth the ruin of them
These things also belong to the wise. It is not good to have respect of
persons in judgment.
He that saith unto the wicked, Thou are righteous; him shall the people
curse, nations shall abhor him:
But to them that rebuke him shall be delight, and a good blessing shall
come upon them.
Every man shall kiss his lips that giveth a right answer.
Prepare thy work without, and make it fit for thyself in the field; and
afterwards build thine house.
Be not a witness
against thy neighbour without cause; and deceive not with thy lips.
Say not, I will do so
to him as he hath done to me: I will render to the man according to his
I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void
And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the
face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken
Then I saw, and considered it well: I looked upon it, and received
Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to
So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth; and thy want as an armed