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1 Wisdom builds herself a house; with her own hands Folly pulls it down.
Prov 31:10-31  Prov 24:3-4  Prov 21:19  Prov 21:9  Ruth 4:11  Prov 9:13-15  Prov 19:13 

2 Whoever keeps to an honest course fears Yahweh, whoever deserts his paths shows contempt for him.
Prov 28:6  1Kgs 3:6  2Tim 3:2-3  Acts 9:31  Acts 10:22  Acts 10:35  Job 1:1 

3 Pride sprouts in the mouth of the fool, the lips of the wise keep them safe.
Prov 12:6  1Sam 2:3  2Pet 2:18  Dan 7:20  Jas 3:5-6  Job 5:21  Ps 12:3 

4 No oxen, empty manger; strong bull, much cash.
1Cor 9:9-11  Prov 13:23  Amos 4:6 

5 The truthful witness tells no lies, the false witness lies with every breath.
Prov 6:19  Exod 23:1  Prov 12:17  Prov 19:5  1Kgs 21:13  1Kgs 22:12-14  Exod 20:16 

6 In vain the mocker looks for wisdom, knowledge comes easy to the intelligent.
Jas 1:5  Matt 11:25-27  Matt 13:11-12  Prov 8:9  Prov 17:24  1Cor 3:18-19  1Cor 8:2 

7 Keep well clear of the fool, you will not find wise lips there.
Prov 13:20  Eph 5:11  Prov 9:6  Prov 19:27  1Cor 5:11 

8 With people of discretion, wisdom keeps a watch over their conduct, but the folly of fools leads them astray.
Eph 5:17  Prov 2:9  2Tim 3:13  2Tim 3:15-17  Col 1:9-10  Eph 4:22  Jas 3:13 

9 Fools mock at the sacrifice for sin, but favour resides among the honest.
Prov 10:23  Jude 1:18  Rom 14:17-18  Prov 13:15  Prov 26:18-19  Prov 30:20  Job 15:16 

10 The heart knows its own grief best, nor can a stranger share its joy.
1Sam 1:10  Phil 4:7  Job 10:1  John 14:18  Mark 14:33-34  Rev 2:17  Prov 18:14 

11 The house of the wicked will be destroyed, the tent of the honest will prosper.
Prov 3:33  Prov 12:7  Job 8:15  Job 20:26-28  Job 21:28  Ps 128:3  Prov 21:12 

12 There are ways that some think straight, but they lead in the end to death.
Prov 16:25  Matt 7:13-14  Prov 12:15  Gal 6:3  Jas 1:22  Luke 13:24  Rom 6:21 

13 Even in laughter the heart finds sadness, and joy makes way for sorrow.
Eccl 2:2  Eccl 2:10-11  Eccl 7:5-6  Eccl 11:9  Jas 4:9  Luke 16:25  Rev 18:7-8 

14 The miscreant will reap the reward of his conduct, and the good the reward of his deeds.
Prov 12:14  Gal 6:8  Heb 3:12  Jer 8:5  2Pet 2:20-22  Ezek 22:31  Gal 6:4 

15 The simpleton believes any message, a person of discretion treads a careful path.
Eph 5:17  1John 4:1  Acts 13:7  Amos 5:13  Eph 4:14  Rom 16:18-19  Prov 4:26 

16 The wise fears evil and avoids it, the fool is insolent and conceited.
Prov 22:3  Prov 3:7  1Thess 5:22  1Kgs 19:2  1Kgs 20:10-11  1Kgs 20:18  Gen 33:9 

17 A quick-tempered person commits rash acts, but a schemer is detestable.
Prov 14:29  Prov 29:22  Eccl 7:9  Jas 1:19  Prov 15:18  Prov 16:32  Esth 3:6 

18 Simpletons have folly for their portion, people of discretion knowledge for their crown.
1Pet 1:18  1Pet 5:4  2Tim 4:8  Dan 12:3  Jer 16:19  Jer 44:17  Matt 23:29-32 

19 The evil bow down before the good, the wicked, at the gates of the upright.
Gen 42:6  1Sam 2:36  2Kgs 3:12  Acts 16:39  Esth 7:7-8  Exod 8:8  Exod 9:27-28 

20 The poor is detestable even to a friend, but many are they who love someone rich.
Prov 19:4  Prov 10:15  Prov 19:6-7  Esth 3:2  Esth 5:10-11  Job 6:21-23  Job 19:13-14 

21 One who despises the needy is at fault, one who takes pity on the poor is blessed.
Prov 11:12  Prov 19:17  Prov 14:31  Prov 17:5  Prov 28:27  1John 3:17-22  Acts 20:35 

22 Plan evil -- isn't this to go astray? Those who plan for good can earn faithful love and constancy.
Prov 12:2  2Chr 6:8  Gen 24:27  Isa 32:7-8  John 1:17  Matt 5:7  Ps 25:10 

23 Hard work always yields its profit, idle talk brings only want.
Prov 12:24  Prov 28:19  John 6:27  2Thess 3:10-12  Heb 6:10-11  1Tim 5:13  Eccl 5:3 

24 The crown of the wise is their riches; the folly of fools is folly.
Eccl 7:11-12  Isa 33:6  Luke 12:19-20  Luke 16:9  Luke 16:19-25  Ps 49:10-13  Ps 112:9 

25 A truthful witness saves lives, whoever utters lies is a deceiver.
Prov 14:5  1Tim 4:1-3  2Pet 3:3  Acts 20:21  Acts 20:26-27  Acts 26:16-20 

26 In the fear of Yahweh is powerful security; for his children he is a refuge.
Jer 32:39-40  Prov 18:10  Prov 19:23  Ps 34:7-11  Isa 33:6  Ps 112:6-8  Ps 115:13-14 

27 The fear of Yahweh is a life-giving spring for eluding the snares of death.
Prov 13:14  Eccl 7:26  Isa 33:6  Ps 18:5  Rev 21:6  Prov 2:10-18  Prov 22:5 

28 Large population, monarch's glory; dwindling population, ruler's ruin.
1Kgs 4:20-21  1Kgs 20:27  2Kgs 10:32-33  2Kgs 13:7  Exod 1:12  Exod 1:22 

29 Mastery of temper is high proof of intelligence, a quick temper makes folly worse than ever.
Jas 1:19  Eccl 7:9  Prov 14:17  Prov 16:32  Prov 19:11  Prov 15:18  Num 12:3 

30 The life of the body is a tranquil heart, but envy is a cancer in the bones.
Prov 17:22  Prov 12:4  Prov 3:8  Job 5:2  Prov 4:23  Ps 112:10  Rom 1:29 

31 To oppress the weak insults the Creator, kindness to the needy honours the Creator.
Prov 17:5  Prov 22:2  Job 31:13-16  Prov 19:17  Prov 22:16  1John 3:17-21  1John 4:21 

32 For evil-doing, the wicked will be flung headlong, but in integrity the upright will find refuge.
2Tim 4:18  2Cor 1:9  2Cor 5:8  Gen 49:18  Job 13:15  Job 19:25-27  Ps 23:4 

33 Wisdom resides in an understanding heart; she is not to be found in the hearts of fools.
Prov 12:16  Prov 29:11  Eccl 10:3  Prov 12:23  Prov 13:16  Prov 15:28  Prov 15:2 

34 Uprightness makes a nation great, by sin whole races are disgraced.
Deut 28:1-68  Ps 107:34  Deut 4:6-8  Deut 29:18-28  Ezek 16:1-63  Hos 13:1  Jer 2:2-25 

35 A king shows favour to a wise minister, but anger to one who shames him.
Matt 24:45-51  Prov 22:11  Luke 12:42-48  Matt 25:21  Matt 25:23  Ps 101:4-8  Prov 10:5