1: Every wise woman builds her house, but the foolish one tears it down with her own hands.
2: He who walks in his uprightness fears Yahweh, but he who is perverse in his ways despises him.
3: The fool's talk brings a rod to his back, but the lips of the wise protect them.
4: Where no oxen are, the crib is clean, but much increase is by the strength of the ox.
5: A truthful witness will not lie, but a false witness pours out lies.
6: A scoffer seeks wisdom, and doesn't find it, but knowledge comes easily to a discerning person.
7: Stay away from a foolish man, for you won't find knowledge on his lips.
8: The wisdom of the prudent is to think about his way, but the folly of fools is deceit.
9: Fools mock at making atonement for sins, but among the upright there is good will.
10: The heart knows its own bitterness and joy; he will not share these with a stranger.
11: The house of the wicked will be overthrown, but the tent of the upright will flourish.
12: There is a way which seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death.
13: Even in laughter the heart may be sorrowful, and mirth may end in heaviness.
14: The unfaithful will be repaid for his own ways; likewise a good man will be rewarded for his ways.
15: A simple man believes everything, but the prudent man carefully considers his ways.
16: A wise man fears, and shuns evil, but the fool is hotheaded and reckless.
17: He who is quick to become angry will commit folly, and a crafty man is hated.
18: The simple inherit folly, but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.
19: The evil bow down before the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.
20: The poor person is shunned even by his own neighbor, but the rich person has many friends.
21: He who despises his neighbor sins, but blessed is he who has pity on the poor.
22: Don't they go astray who plot evil? But love and faithfulness belong to those who plan good.
23: In all hard work there is profit, but the talk of the lips leads only to poverty.
24: The crown of the wise is their riches, but the folly of fools crowns them with folly.
25: A truthful witness saves souls, but a false witness is deceitful.
26: In the fear of Yahweh is a secure fortress, and he will be a refuge for his children.
27: The fear of Yahweh is a fountain of life, turning people from the snares of death.
28: In the multitude of people is the king's glory, but in the lack of people is the destruction of the prince.
29: He who is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a quick temper displays folly.
30: The life of the body is a heart at peace, but envy rots the bones.
31: He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for his Maker, but he who is kind to the needy honors him.
32: The wicked is brought down in his calamity, but in death, the righteous has a refuge.
33: Wisdom rests in the heart of one who has understanding, and is even made known in the inward part of fools.
34: Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a disgrace to any people.
35: The king's favor is toward a servant who deals wisely, but his wrath is toward one who causes shame.