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1 Better the poor living an honest life than the adept at double-talk who is a fool.
Prov 28:6  Prov 16:8  1Sam 25:17  1Sam 25:25  Isa 59:3  Jas 2:5-6  Matt 12:31-34 

2 Where knowledge is wanting, zeal is not good; whoever goes too quickly stumbles.
Prov 21:5  Phil 1:9  John 16:3  Prov 14:29  Prov 29:20  Eccl 7:9  Eccl 12:9 

3 Folly leads conduct astray, yet it is against Yahweh that the heart rages.
Ps 37:7  1Kgs 20:42-43  1Sam 13:13  1Sam 15:23  1Sam 22:13-23  2Chr 16:9-10  2Kgs 3:9-10 

4 Wealth multiplies friends, but the one friend the poor has is taken away.
Prov 14:20  Prov 19:6-7  Job 6:15-23  Job 19:13-17  Luke 15:13-15  Prov 10:15 

5 The false witness will not go unpunished, no one who utters lies will go free.
Exod 23:1  Prov 21:28  Prov 6:19  Dan 6:24  Prov 19:9  1Kgs 2:9  Deut 5:11 

6 The nobleman has many to court his favour, to a giver of gifts, everyone is friend.
Prov 17:8  Prov 18:16  Prov 29:26  Prov 19:12  Prov 21:14  2Sam 19:19-39  Gen 32:20 

7 The poor man's brothers hate him, every one; his friends -- how much the more do these desert him! He goes in search of words, but there are none to be had.
Ps 38:11  Prov 19:4  1John 3:17-18  Jas 2:15-16  Prov 18:23  Prov 21:13  Eccl 9:15-16 

8 Whoever acquires sense wins profit from it, whoever treasures understanding finds happiness.
Prov 16:20  1Pet 3:10  Ezek 36:26  John 12:25  John 14:21  Ps 19:11  Prov 2:1-9 

9 The false witness will not go unpunished, whoever utters lies will be destroyed.
Prov 19:5  1Tim 4:1-2  2Pet 2:1-3  2Thess 2:8-10  Ezek 13:22  Isa 9:15-17  Jer 23:25-32 

10 It is not fitting for a fool to live in luxury, still less for a slave to govern princes.
Prov 26:1  Prov 30:21-22  1Sam 25:36  2Sam 3:24-25  2Sam 3:39  Amos 6:3-6  Eccl 10:5-7 

11 Good sense makes for self-control, and for pride in overlooking an offence.
Prov 16:32  Prov 14:29  Col 3:12-13  Jas 1:19  Prov 15:18  Prov 12:16  Rom 12:18-21 

12 Like the roaring of a lion, the anger of a king, but like dew on the grass his favour.
Hos 14:5  Prov 16:14-15  Ps 133:3  Prov 20:2  Prov 28:15  2Sam 23:4  Dan 2:12-13 

13 A foolish child is a disaster for the father, the bickerings of a wife are like an ever-dripping gutter.
Prov 27:15  Prov 21:9  Prov 10:1  Job 14:19  Prov 17:21  Prov 17:25  Prov 21:19 

14 From fathers comes inheritance of house and wealth, from Yahweh a wife who is discreet.
Prov 18:22  Prov 31:10-31  2Cor 12:14  Jas 1:17  Prov 3:6  Prov 13:22  Deut 21:16 

15 Idleness lulls to sleep, the feckless soul will go hungry.
Prov 23:21  Prov 20:13  Prov 6:9-10  2Thess 3:10  Prov 24:33  Eph 5:14  Isa 56:10 

16 Keeping the commandment is self-preservation, but whoever despises these ways will die.
Luke 10:28  Prov 13:13  Prov 16:17  Luke 11:28  1Cor 7:19  1John 2:3-4  1John 3:22 

17 Whoever is kind to the poor is lending to Yahweh who will repay him the kindness done.
Prov 28:27  Heb 6:10  2Cor 9:6-8  Luke 6:38  Matt 25:40  Eccl 11:1  Phil 4:17 

18 While there is hope for him, chastise your child, but do not get so angry as to kill him.
Prov 13:24  Prov 29:15  Prov 22:15  Prov 23:13-14  Heb 12:7-10  Prov 29:17 

19 The violent lays himself open to a penalty; spare him, and you aggravate his crime.
1Sam 20:30-31  1Sam 22:7-23  1Sam 24:17-22  1Sam 26:21-25  2Sam 16:5-6  Prov 22:24-25  Prov 25:28 

20 Listen to advice, accept correction, to be the wiser in the time to come.
Prov 1:8  Prov 12:15  Deut 8:16  Deut 32:29  Luke 16:19-23  Num 23:10  Ps 37:37 

21 Many are the plans in the human heart, but the purpose of Yahweh -- that stands firm.
Isa 14:24  Prov 16:9  Prov 16:1  Ps 33:10-11  Isa 14:26-27  Job 23:13  Isa 46:10 

22 Faithful love is what people look for in a person; they prefer the poor to a liar.
Mark 14:6-8  2Cor 8:2-3  2Cor 8:12  Mark 12:41-44  Titus 1:2  1Chr 29:2-3  1Chr 29:17 

23 The fear of Yahweh leads to life, it brings food and shelter, without fear of evil.
Matt 5:6  Heb 13:5-6  1Tim 4:8  Phil 4:11-12  Ps 90:14  Prov 10:27  Prov 14:26-27 

24 Into the dish the idler dips his hand, but bring it back to his mouth he cannot.
Prov 15:19  Mark 14:20  Matt 26:23  Ps 74:11  Prov 6:9-10  Prov 12:27  Prov 19:15 

25 Strike a cynic, and simpletons will be more wary; reprove the intelligent and he will understand your meaning.
Prov 21:11  Deut 13:11  Deut 21:21  Prov 15:5  Prov 17:10  Rev 3:19  Prov 9:8-10 

26 He who ill-treats his father and drives out his mother is a child both worthless and depraved.
Prov 10:5  Prov 17:2  Prov 30:17  Deut 21:18-21  Luke 15:12-16  Luke 15:30  Prov 10:1 

27 Give up listening to instruction, my child, if you mean to stray from words of knowledge.
1John 4:1  1Kgs 22:22-28  1Tim 4:7  1Tim 6:3-5  2Cor 11:13-15  2John 1:10  2Pet 2:1-2 

28 A perjured witness holds the law in scorn; the mouth of the wicked feasts on evil-doing.
Job 15:16  Job 34:7  Job 20:12-13  1Kgs 21:10  1Kgs 21:13  Acts 6:11-13  Hos 4:8 

29 Punishments were made for mockers, and beating for the backs of fools.
Prov 26:3  Prov 10:13  Prov 9:12  2Pet 3:3-7  Acts 13:40-41  Heb 12:6  Isa 28:22