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1 A wise child listens to a father's discipline, a cynic will not listen to reproof.
Prov 15:20  Prov 10:1  Prov 9:7-8  Prov 15:5  1Sam 2:25  Isa 28:14-15  Prov 4:1-14 

2 The fruit of the mouth provides a good meal, but the soul of the treacherous feeds on violence.
Prov 12:14  Prov 18:20  Ps 140:11  Prov 1:31  Prov 1:11-13  Prov 4:17  Prov 10:11 

3 A guard on the mouth makes life secure, whoever talks too much is lost.
Prov 21:23  Prov 18:21  Jas 3:2-12  Prov 18:7  Ps 39:1  Jas 1:26  Prov 10:19 

4 The idler hungers but has no food; hard workers get their fill.
Prov 10:4  Prov 12:11  Prov 12:24  Prov 11:25  2Pet 1:5-11  Prov 2:2-9  Heb 6:11 

5 The upright hates a lying word, but the wicked slanders and defames.
Col 3:9  Prov 3:35  Dan 12:2  Eph 4:25  Ezek 6:9  Ezek 20:43  Ezek 36:31 

6 Uprightness stands guard over one whose way is honest, sin causes the ruin of the wicked.
Prov 11:3  Prov 11:5-6  2Chr 28:23  Ps 15:2  Ps 25:21  Ps 26:1  Ps 140:11 

7 There are some who, on nothing, pretend to be rich, some, with great wealth, pretend to be poor.
Rev 3:17  1Cor 4:10-11  2Cor 6:10  Luke 18:11-14  1Cor 4:8  2Cor 4:7  2Pet 2:19 

8 The ransom for life is a person's wealth; but the poor will not hear the reproof.
1Pet 1:18-19  2Kgs 24:14  2Kgs 25:12  Exod 21:30  Jer 39:10  Jer 41:8  Job 2:4 

9 The light of the upright is joyful, the lamp of the wicked goes out.
Prov 4:18  Prov 24:20  1Kgs 11:36  Isa 50:10-11  Job 18:5-6  Job 21:17  Job 29:3 

10 Insolence breeds only disputes, wisdom lies with those who take advice.
Jas 4:1  1Kgs 12:10-11  1Kgs 12:16  1Tim 6:4  2Kgs 14:10  Acts 6:1-5  Jas 3:14-16 

11 A sudden fortune will dwindle away, accumulation little by little is the way to riches.
Prov 20:21  Prov 10:2  Jas 5:1-5  Prov 27:23-27  Prov 28:8  Job 27:16-17  Prov 28:22 

12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick, desire fulfilled is a tree of life.
John 16:22  Prov 13:19  Prov 3:18  Ps 143:7  Ps 17:15  Ps 40:2-3  Song 5:8 

13 Contempt for the word is self-destructive, respect for the commandment wins salvation.
Num 15:31  2Chr 36:16  2John 1:8  Ps 19:11  Ps 119:165  Ezek 20:13  Ezek 20:16 

14 The teaching of the wise is a life-giving fountain for eluding the snares of death.
Ps 18:5  Prov 10:11  Prov 14:27  2Sam 22:6-7  Ps 116:3  Prov 9:11  Prov 15:24 

15 Good sense wins favour, but the way of the treacherous is hard.
Prov 3:4  Rom 6:21  1Sam 18:14-16  Acts 7:10  Jer 2:19  Luke 2:52  Ps 95:9-11 

16 Anyone of discretion acts by the light of knowledge, the fool parades his folly.
Eccl 10:3  Eph 5:17  Prov 15:2  1Cor 14:20  1Sam 25:10-11  1Sam 25:17  1Sam 25:25 

17 A bad messenger falls into misfortune, a trusty messenger brings healing.
Prov 25:13  1Cor 4:2  1Tim 1:12  2Cor 2:17  2Cor 5:20  2Tim 2:2  Ezek 3:18 

18 Whoever rejects discipline wins poverty and scorn; for anyone who accepts correction: honour.
Prov 15:5  Prov 15:31-32  Prov 12:1  Heb 12:25  Jer 5:3-9  Prov 5:9-14  Prov 9:9 

19 Desire fulfilled is sweet to the soul; fools are loth to turn -- from evil.
Prov 13:12  1Kgs 1:48  2Tim 2:19  2Tim 4:7-8  Job 28:28  Ps 21:1-2  Ps 34:14 

20 Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, whoever mixes with fools will be ruined.
1Cor 15:33-34  Prov 9:6  Prov 15:31  2Cor 6:14-18  Ps 119:63  Rev 18:4  Heb 10:24 

21 Evil will pursue the sinner, but good will reward the upright.
Ps 32:10  Isa 3:10-11  Rom 2:7-10  Prov 13:13  Gen 4:7  Num 32:23  Ps 140:11 

22 The good bequeaths a heritage to children's children, the wealth of the sinner is stored away for the upright.
Eccl 2:26  Prov 28:8  Job 27:16-17  Ps 37:25  Ps 112:2  Ezra 9:12  Gen 17:7-8 

23 Though the farms of the poor yield much food, some perish for lack of justice.
Prov 12:11  Prov 28:19  Eccl 5:9  Eccl 8:5-6  Jer 8:7-10  Prov 27:18  Ps 112:5 

24 Whoever fails to use the stick hates his child; whoever is free with correction loves him.
Prov 19:18  Prov 23:13-14  Prov 29:15  Prov 29:17  Prov 22:15  Prov 3:12  Heb 12:6-8 

25 The upright eats to the full, the belly of the wicked goes empty.
Ps 34:10  Prov 10:3  1Tim 4:8  Deut 32:24  Heb 13:5  Prov 6:11  2Thess 3:10