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1 A mild answer turns away wrath, sharp words stir up anger.
Prov 25:15  Prov 10:12  Prov 15:18  Prov 29:22  1Kgs 12:13-16  Prov 28:25  1Sam 25:21-33 

2 The tongue of the wise makes knowledge welcome, the mouth of a fool spews folly.
Prov 12:23  Prov 15:28  Prov 13:16  Eccl 10:12-13  Isa 50:4  Ps 45:1  Ps 59:7 

3 The eyes of Yahweh are everywhere: observing the wicked and the good.
Heb 4:13  Jer 16:17  2Chr 16:9  Jer 23:24  Job 34:21-22  Prov 5:21  Job 31:4 

4 The tongue that soothes is a tree of life; the perverse tongue, a breaker of hearts.
Prov 12:18  Prov 3:18  Prov 16:24  Prov 18:8  1Tim 6:3  Gen 3:22-24  Mal 4:2 

5 Only a fool spurns a father's discipline, whoever accepts correction is discreet.
Prov 13:1  Prov 13:18  Prov 15:31-32  Prov 10:1  1Chr 22:11-13  1Chr 28:9  1Chr 28:20 

6 In the house of the upright there is no lack of treasure, the earnings of the wicked are fraught with anxiety.
Prov 8:21  Ps 112:3  Prov 10:22  Prov 21:20  Eccl 4:6  Eccl 5:10-14  Heb 11:26 

7 The lips of the wise spread knowledge, not so the hearts of fools.
Matt 12:34  2Tim 2:2  Acts 18:9-10  Eccl 12:9-10  Eph 4:29  Jas 3:6  Mark 16:15 

8 The sacrifice of the wicked is abhorrent to Yahweh, dear to him is the prayer of the honest.
Prov 15:29  1Chr 29:17  Jer 6:20  Prov 21:27  Isa 1:10-15  Isa 61:8  Prov 28:9 

9 The conduct of the wicked is abhorrent to Yahweh, but he loves the person whose goal is uprightness.
1Tim 6:11  Prov 21:21  Hab 1:13  Hos 6:3  Jer 44:4  Matt 7:13  2Tim 2:22 

10 Correction is severe for one who leaves the way; whoever hates being reprimanded will die.
Prov 12:1  John 3:20  John 7:7  Prov 5:12  Prov 10:17  1Kgs 18:17  1Kgs 21:20 

11 Sheol and Perdition lie open to Yahweh; how much more the human heart!
2Chr 6:30  Ps 44:21  Job 26:6  Ps 139:8  1Sam 16:7  Heb 4:13  Jer 17:10 

12 The mocker does not care to be reprimanded, and will not choose the wise as companions.
Amos 5:10  2Chr 18:7  2Tim 4:3  Job 21:14  John 3:18-21  John 7:7  Prov 9:7-8 

13 Glad heart means happy face, where the heart is sad the spirit is broken.
Prov 17:22  Prov 12:25  Prov 18:14  John 14:1  Prov 15:15  2Cor 1:12  2Cor 2:7 

14 The heart of the wise seeks knowledge, a fool's mouth feeds on folly.
Isa 30:10  Prov 9:9  1Kgs 3:6-12  2Pet 3:18  Acts 17:11  Hos 12:1  Isa 44:20 

15 For the poor every day is evil, for the joyous heart it is always festival time.
Prov 15:13  Prov 17:22  2Cor 6:10  Rom 12:12  Rom 5:11  Rom 5:2-3  1Pet 1:6-8 

16 Better to have little and with it fear of Yahweh than immense wealth and with it anxiety.
1Tim 6:6  Prov 16:8  Ps 37:16  Eccl 5:10-12  Prov 28:6  Eccl 2:10-11  Eccl 2:18-23 

17 Better a dish of herbs when love is there than a fattened ox and hatred to go with it.
Prov 17:1  Prov 21:19  1John 4:16  Luke 15:23  Matt 22:4  Phil 2:1  Ps 133:1-3 

18 The hot-headed provokes disputes, the equable allays dissension.
Prov 26:21  Prov 29:22  Matt 5:9  Eccl 10:4  Prov 14:29  Prov 15:1  Prov 16:28 

19 The way of the lazy is like a thorny hedge, the path of the honest is a broad highway.
Prov 22:5  Isa 35:8  Prov 22:13  Prov 26:13  Isa 30:21  Isa 57:14  Num 14:1-3 

20 A wise child is a father's joy; only a brute despises his mother.
Prov 29:3  Prov 10:1  1Kgs 1:48  1Kgs 5:7  Prov 23:15-16  Prov 30:17  1Kgs 2:9 

21 Folly appeals to someone without sense, a person of understanding goes straight forward.
Eph 5:15  Prov 10:23  Jas 3:13  Job 28:28  Ps 111:10  Prov 11:12  Prov 14:9 

22 Without deliberation plans come to nothing. Plans succeed where counsellors are many.
Prov 11:14  Prov 20:18  Eccl 8:6 

23 Anyone who has a ready answer has joy too: how satisfying is the apt reply!
Isa 50:4  Prov 12:14  Eph 4:29  Prov 16:13  Prov 25:11-12  1Sam 25:32-33  Eccl 3:1 

24 For the prudent, the path of life leads upwards thus avoiding Sheol below.
Col 3:1-2  Phil 3:20  Ps 16:11  Prov 2:18  Jer 21:8  John 14:6  Matt 7:14 

25 Yahweh pulls down the house of the proud, but he keeps the widow's boundaries intact.
Ps 146:9  Prov 23:10  Ps 68:5-6  Prov 12:7  Prov 14:11  Deut 10:17-18  Jas 1:27 

26 Wicked scheming is abhorrent to Yahweh, but words that are kind are pure.
Jer 4:14  Matt 12:34-37  Matt 15:19  Ps 19:14  Ps 37:30-31  Ps 45:1  Prov 6:16-19 

27 Craving for dishonest gain brings trouble on a house, hatred of bribery earns life.
Exod 23:8  Prov 1:19  2Kgs 5:27  Deut 16:19  Jer 17:11  Prov 11:29  1Sam 8:3-5 

28 The heart of the upright reflects before answering, the mouth of the wicked spews out wickedness.
1Pet 3:15  Prov 15:2  1Kgs 3:23-28  2Pet 2:18  Eccl 5:2  Eccl 5:6  Eccl 10:12-14 

29 Yahweh keeps his distance from the wicked, but he listens to the prayers of the upright.
John 9:31  Prov 15:8  1Pet 3:12  Ps 145:18-19  Eph 2:12-13  Jas 5:16-18  Ps 34:15-17 

30 A kindly glance gives joy to the heart, good news lends strength to the bones.
Prov 25:25  Eccl 11:7  Ezra 9:8  Luke 2:10-19  Ps 89:15  Rev 21:23  Rev 22:5 

31 The ear attentive to wholesome correction finds itself at home in the company of the wise.
Prov 15:5  Prov 25:12  1John 2:19  Isa 55:3  John 15:3-4  Prov 1:23  Prov 9:8-9 

32 Whoever rejects correction lacks self-respect, whoever accepts reproof grows in understanding.
Prov 1:24-33  Jas 1:22  Matt 7:24-27  Rev 3:19  Prov 1:7  Deut 21:18  Deut 21:20 

33 The fear of Yahweh is a school of wisdom, before there can be glory, there must be humility.
Prov 18:12  1Pet 5:5  Prov 1:7  Jas 4:10  Luke 14:11  Prov 25:6-7  Prov 29:23