1: The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from Yahweh.
2: All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but Yahweh weighs the motives.
3: Commit your deeds to Yahweh, and your plans shall succeed.
4: Yahweh has made everything for its own end-- yes, even the wicked for the day of evil.
5: Everyone who is proud in heart is an abomination to Yahweh: they shall certainly not be unpunished.
6: By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for. By the fear of Yahweh men depart from evil.
7: When a man's ways please Yahweh, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.
8: Better is a little with righteousness, than great revenues with injustice.
9: A man's heart plans his course, but Yahweh directs his steps.
10: Inspired judgments are on the lips of the king. He shall not betray his mouth.
11: Honest balances and scales are Yahweh's; all the weights in the bag are his work.
12: It is an abomination for kings to do wrong, for the throne is established by righteousness.
13: Righteous lips are the delight of kings. They value one who speaks the truth.
14: The king's wrath is a messenger of death, but a wise man will pacify it.
15: In the light of the king's face is life. His favor is like a cloud of the spring rain.
16: How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! Yes, to get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.
17: The highway of the upright is to depart from evil. He who keeps his way preserves his soul.
18: Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.
19: It is better to be of a lowly spirit with the poor, than to divide the plunder with the proud.
20: He who heeds the Word finds prosperity. Whoever trusts in Yahweh is blessed.
21: The wise in heart shall be called prudent. Pleasantness of the lips promotes instruction.
22: Understanding is a fountain of life to one who has it, but the punishment of fools is their folly.
23: The heart of the wise instructs his mouth, and adds learning to his lips.
24: Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.
25: There is a way which seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death.
26: The appetite of the laboring man labors for him; for his mouth urges him on.
27: A worthless man devises mischief. His speech is like a scorching fire.
28: A perverse man stirs up strife. A whisperer separates close friends.
29: A man of violence entices his neighbor, and leads him in a way that is not good.
30: One who winks his eyes to plot perversities, one who compresses his lips, is bent on evil.
31: Gray hair is a crown of glory. It is attained by a life of righteousness.
32: One who is slow to anger is better than the mighty; one who rules his spirit, than he who takes a city.
33: The lot is cast into the lap, but its every decision is from Yahweh.