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1 The proverbs of Solomon. A wise child is a father's joy, a foolish child a mother's grief.
Prov 1:1  Prov 29:3  Prov 17:25  Prov 29:15  Prov 15:20  Prov 23:15-16  Prov 17:21 

2 Treasures wickedly come by give no benefit, but uprightness brings delivery from death.
Prov 11:4  Prov 21:6  Ezek 7:19  Ps 49:6-10  Rom 5:21  Prov 12:28  Zeph 1:18 

3 Yahweh does not let the upright go hungry, but he thwarts the greed of the wicked.
Ps 34:9-10  Ps 37:25  Isa 33:16  Job 5:20  Matt 6:30-33  Ps 33:19  Ps 37:19 

4 A slack hand brings poverty, but the hand of the diligent brings wealth.
Prov 21:5  Prov 20:4  Prov 13:4  Prov 6:6-11  Prov 12:24  Prov 19:15  Prov 19:24 

5 Reaping at harvest-time is the mark of the prudent, sleeping at harvest-time is the sign of the worthless.
Prov 6:8  Prov 17:2  Prov 19:26  Prov 30:25  Prov 6:6  Prov 12:4  Isa 55:6-7 

6 Blessings are on the head of the upright, but the mouth of the godless is a cover for violence.
Deut 28:2  Prov 28:20  Prov 10:11  2Tim 1:16-18  Esth 7:8  Job 29:13  Ps 107:42 

7 The upright is remembered with blessings, the name of the wicked rots away.
Ps 112:6  Ps 109:13  Luke 1:48  Mark 14:9  Ps 9:5-6  Eccl 8:10  1Kgs 11:36 

8 The wise of heart takes orders, but a gabbling fool heads for ruin.
Prov 12:1  Matt 7:24-25  Prov 9:9  Prov 18:6-7  Jas 3:13  Ps 119:34  Prov 1:5 

9 Anyone whose ways are honourable walks secure, but whoever follows crooked ways is soon unmasked.
Prov 28:18  Isa 33:15-16  1Tim 5:25  Matt 10:26  Ps 26:11-12  1Cor 4:5  Luke 12:1-2 

10 A wink of the eye brings trouble, a bold rebuke brings peace.
Ps 35:19  Prov 6:13  Prov 10:8  3John 1:10  Job 15:12  Prov 18:6-7  Prov 18:21 

11 The mouth of the upright is a life-giving fountain, but the mouth of the godless is a cover for violence.
Prov 10:6  Prov 13:14  Prov 18:4  Eph 4:29  Ps 37:30-31  Prov 10:20-21  Eccl 10:12-14 

12 Hatred provokes disputes, but love excuses all offences.
1Pet 4:8  Prov 15:18  Prov 17:9  Jas 4:1  Jas 5:20  1Cor 13:4-7  Prov 16:27 

13 On the lips of the discerning is found wisdom, on the back of a fool, the stick.
Prov 26:3  Prov 6:32  Exod 10:12  Isa 50:4  Luke 4:22  Ps 32:9  Prov 7:22 

14 Wise people store up knowledge, but the mouth of a fool makes ruin imminent.
Prov 18:7  Prov 10:8  Prov 9:9  Prov 10:10  Prov 13:3  2Cor 4:6-7  Matt 12:35 

15 The wealth of the rich is their stronghold, poverty is the undoing of the weak.
Prov 18:11  Prov 19:7  Ps 52:7  Mark 10:24  Prov 14:20  1Tim 6:17  Eccl 7:12 

16 The wage of the upright affords life, but sin is all the wicked earns.
1Cor 15:58  Gal 6:7-9  John 6:27  Rom 6:23  Prov 11:18-19  2Tim 2:17-18  2Tim 3:13 

17 Whoever abides by discipline, walks towards life, whoever ignores correction goes astray.
Prov 15:10  2Pet 1:5-11  Prov 3:18  Prov 6:23  Luke 11:28  Prov 5:12  Prov 1:25-26 

18 Liars' lips are a cover for hatred, whoever utters slander is a fool.
1Sam 18:21-22  1Sam 18:29  2Sam 3:27  2Sam 11:8-15  2Sam 13:23-29  2Sam 20:9-10  Luke 20:20-21 

19 A flood of words is never without fault; whoever controls the lips is wise.
Jas 3:2  Jas 1:19  Ps 39:1  Eccl 5:3  Eccl 10:13-14  Prov 17:27-28 

20 The tongue of the upright is purest silver, the heart of the wicked is of trumpery value.
Gen 6:5  Prov 12:18  Gen 8:21  Jer 17:9  Matt 12:34-35  Prov 8:19  Prov 15:4 

21 The lips of the upright nourish many peoples, but fools die for want of sense.
Hos 4:6  Prov 5:23  Job 4:3-4  Job 23:12  Job 29:21-22  1Pet 5:2  Eccl 12:9-10 

22 The blessing of Yahweh is what brings riches, to this, hard toil has nothing to add.
Ps 107:38  Gen 24:35  Gen 26:12  1Sam 2:7-8  Gen 12:2  Ps 37:22  Ps 113:7-8 

23 A fool takes pleasure in doing wrong, the intelligent in cultivating wisdom.
Prov 15:21  Prov 2:14  Eccl 11:9  Prov 14:9  Prov 26:18-19 

24 What the wicked fears overtakes him, what the upright desires comes to him as a present.
Matt 5:6  Ps 145:19  Job 15:21  1John 5:14-15  Isa 66:4  Heb 10:27  Job 3:25 

25 When the storm is over, the wicked is no more, but the upright stands firm for ever.
Ps 15:5  Ps 58:9  Prov 10:30  Prov 12:3  1Tim 6:19  2Tim 2:19  Eph 2:20 

26 As vinegar to the teeth, smoke to the eyes, so the sluggard to the one who sends him.
Heb 6:12  Matt 25:26  Rom 12:11  Prov 25:13  Prov 25:20  Prov 26:6  Isa 65:5 

27 The fear of Yahweh adds length to life, the years of the wicked will be cut short.
Prov 9:11  Job 15:32-33  Prov 3:2  Ps 55:23  Eccl 7:17  Jer 17:11  Job 22:15-16 

28 The hope of the upright is joy, the expectations of the wicked come to nothing.
Job 8:13  Prov 14:32  Job 11:20  Rom 12:12  Rom 15:13  Prov 11:7  2Thess 2:16 

29 The way of Yahweh is a rampart for the honest, for evil-doers nothing but ruin.
Prov 21:15  Ps 37:20  Isa 40:31  Job 31:3  Luke 13:26-27  Matt 7:22-23  Phil 4:13 

30 The upright will never have to give way, but the land will offer no home for the wicked.
Ps 37:22  Ps 125:1  Ps 16:8  Ps 37:9-10  Ps 37:28-29  Prov 2:21-22  Prov 10:25 

31 The mouth of the upright utters wisdom, the tongue that deceives will be cut off.
Ps 37:30  Prov 10:13  Ps 31:18  Ps 63:11  Ps 120:3-4  Prov 10:11  Prov 10:20-21 

32 The lips of the upright know about kindness, the mouth of the wicked about deceit.
Prov 2:12  Prov 11:11  Prov 12:6  Prov 12:18  Prov 15:2  Prov 15:28  Prov 18:6-8