1: Better is the poor who walks in his integrity than he who is perverse in his lips and is a fool.
2: It isn't good to have zeal without knowledge; nor being hasty with one's feet and missing the way.
3: The foolishness of man subverts his way; his heart rages against Yahweh.
4: Wealth adds many friends, but the poor is separated from his friend.
5: A false witness shall not be unpunished. He who pours out lies shall not go free.
6: Many will entreat the favor of a ruler, and everyone is a friend to a man who gives gifts.
7: All the relatives of the poor shun him: how much more do his friends avoid him! He pursues them with pleas, but they are gone.
8: He who gets wisdom loves his own soul. He who keeps understanding shall find good.
9: A false witness shall not be unpunished. He who utters lies shall perish.
10: Delicate living is not appropriate for a fool, much less for a servant to have rule over princes.
11: The discretion of a man makes him slow to anger. It is his glory to overlook an offense.
12: The king's wrath is like the roaring of a lion, but his favor is like dew on the grass.
13: A foolish son is the calamity of his father. A wife's quarrels are a continual dripping.
14: House and riches are an inheritance from fathers, but a prudent wife is from Yahweh.
15: Slothfulness casts into a deep sleep. The idle soul shall suffer hunger.
16: He who keeps the commandment keeps his soul, but he who is contemptuous in his ways shall die.
17: He who has pity on the poor lends to Yahweh; he will reward him.
18: Discipline your son, for there is hope; don't be a willing party to his death.
19: A hot-tempered man must pay the penalty, for if you rescue him, you must do it again.
20: Listen to counsel and receive instruction, that you may be wise in your latter end.
21: There are many plans in a man's heart, but Yahweh's counsel will prevail.
22: That which makes a man to be desired is his kindness. A poor man is better than a liar.
23: The fear of Yahweh leads to life, then contentment; he rests and will not be touched by trouble.
24: The sluggard buries his hand in the dish; he will not so much as bring it to his mouth again.
25: Flog a scoffer, and the simple will learn prudence; rebuke one who has understanding, and he will gain knowledge.
26: He who robs his father and drives away his mother, is a son who causes shame and brings reproach.
27: If you stop listening to instruction, my son, you will stray from the words of knowledge.
28: A corrupt witness mocks justice, and the mouth of the wicked gulps down iniquity.
29: Penalties are prepared for scoffers, and beatings for the backs of fools.