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1 Like flowing water is a king's heart in Yahweh's hand; he directs it wherever he pleases.
Prov 16:9  Prov 20:24  Ezra 6:22  Acts 7:10  Dan 4:35  Prov 16:1  Ps 106:46 

2 All actions are straight in the doer's own eyes, but it is Yahweh who weighs hearts.
Prov 16:25  Prov 16:2  Luke 16:15  Prov 30:12  Luke 18:11-12  Prov 24:12  1Sam 16:7 

3 To do what is upright and just is more pleasing to Yahweh than sacrifice.
1Sam 15:22  Prov 15:8  Hos 6:6  Mic 6:6-8  Isa 1:11-17  Jer 7:21-23  Mark 12:33 

4 Haughty eye, proud heart, lamp of the wicked, nothing but sin.
Prov 6:17  1Pet 5:5  Isa 2:11  Isa 2:17  Isa 3:16  Luke 18:14  Ps 10:4 

5 The hardworking is thoughtful, and all is gain; too much haste, and all that comes of it is want.
Prov 10:4  Prov 13:4  Prov 14:29  Prov 27:23-27  1Thess 4:11-12  Eph 4:28  Prov 28:22 

6 To make a fortune with the help of a lying tongue: such is the idle fantasy of those who look for death.
Prov 10:2  Prov 13:11  Prov 20:21  Prov 8:36  Prov 22:8  Prov 30:8  1Tim 6:9-10 

7 The violence of the wicked proves their ruin, for they refuse to do what is right.
Eph 5:6  Ezek 18:18  Ezek 22:13-14  Isa 1:23-24  Jer 7:9-11  Jer 7:15  Mic 3:9-12 

8 The way of the felon is devious, the conduct of the innocent straight.
Prov 2:15  1Cor 3:3  1John 2:29  1John 3:3  1Pet 1:22-23  Acts 15:9  Dan 12:10 

9 Better the corner of a roof to live on than a house shared with a quarrelsome woman.
Prov 19:13  Prov 21:19  Prov 25:24  Prov 12:4  Prov 15:17  Prov 27:15-16  Prov 17:1 

10 The soul of the wicked is intent on evil, to such a person no neighbour can ever do right.
Mark 7:21-22  Mic 3:2-3  Prov 3:29  1Cor 10:6  1John 2:16  1Sam 25:8-11  Isa 32:6-8 

11 When a cynic is punished, simpletons grow wiser, but someone of understanding acquires knowledge by instruction.
Prov 19:25  1Cor 10:6-11  Acts 5:5  Acts 5:11-14  Deut 13:11  Deut 21:21  Heb 2:1-3 

12 The Upright One watches the house of the wicked; he hurls the wicked to destruction.
Ps 37:35-36  1Cor 10:5  2Pet 2:4-9  2Pet 3:6-7  Amos 4:11  Gen 19:29  Hab 2:9-12 

13 Whoever refuses to listen to the cry of the weak, will in turn plead and not be heard.
Jas 2:13-16  Prov 1:28  Isa 1:15-17  Isa 58:6-9  Jer 34:16-17  Matt 6:14  Matt 7:2 

14 Anger is mollified by a covert gift, raging fury by a present under cover of the cloak.
Prov 18:16  Prov 19:6  Prov 17:8  1Sam 25:35  Gen 32:20  Gen 43:11  Matt 6:3-4 

15 Doing what is right fills the upright with joy, but evil-doers with terror.
Prov 10:29  Eccl 3:12  Isa 64:5  Job 29:12-17  John 4:34  Luke 13:27-28  Matt 7:23 

16 Whoever strays far from the way of prudence will rest in the assembly of shadows.
Ps 49:14  1John 2:19  2Pet 2:21-22  Eph 2:1  Heb 10:26-27  Heb 10:38  John 3:19-20 

17 Pleasure-lovers stay poor, no one will grow rich who loves wine and good living.
Prov 23:21  1Tim 5:6  2Tim 3:4  Luke 15:13-16  Luke 16:24-25  Prov 5:10-11  Prov 21:20 

18 The wicked is a ransom for the upright; and the law-breaker for the honest.
Prov 11:8  1Pet 3:18  Isa 43:3-4  Isa 53:4-5  Isa 55:8-9 

19 Better to live in a desert land than with a quarrelsome and irritable woman.
Prov 21:9  Jer 9:2  Ps 55:6-7  Ps 120:5-6 

20 The wise has valuables and oil at home, but a fool soon runs through both.
Ps 112:3  Matt 25:3-4  Eccl 5:19  Eccl 7:11  Ps 23:5  Prov 10:22  Prov 15:6 

21 Whoever pursues uprightness and faithful love will find life, uprightness and honour.
Matt 5:6  Prov 15:9  1Cor 15:58  Prov 22:4  1Pet 1:7  1Thess 5:21  1Tim 6:11 

22 A sage can scale a garrisoned city and shatter the rampart on which it relied.
Eccl 7:19  Prov 24:5  2Sam 5:6-9  2Sam 20:16-22  Eccl 9:13-18 

23 Watch kept over mouth and tongue keeps the watcher safe from disaster.
Prov 13:3  Prov 12:13  Jas 1:26  Prov 10:19  Prov 17:27-28  Prov 18:21  Jas 3:2-13 

24 Insolent, haughty -- the name is 'Cynic'; overweening pride marks such behaviour.
Ps 1:1  Prov 1:22  Eccl 7:8-9  Esth 3:5-6  Isa 16:6  Jer 48:29  Matt 2:16 

25 The idler's desires are the death of him, since his hands will do no work.
Prov 13:4  Matt 25:26  Prov 12:24  Prov 12:27  Prov 15:19  Prov 19:24  Prov 20:4 

26 All day long the godless is racked by desire, the upright gives without ever refusing.
Ps 37:26  Ps 112:9  1Thess 2:5-9  2Cor 8:7-9  2Cor 9:9-14  Acts 20:33-35  Eph 4:28 

27 The sacrifice of the wicked is abhorrent, above all if it is offered for bad motives.
Isa 66:3  Prov 15:8  Jer 6:20  1Sam 13:12-13  1Sam 15:21-23  Amos 5:21-22  Isa 1:11-16 

28 The false witness will perish, but no one who knows how to listen will ever be silenced.
Prov 19:5  Prov 19:9  2Cor 1:17-20  2Cor 4:13  Acts 12:15  Deut 19:16-19  Exod 23:1 

29 The wicked man's strength shows on his face, but the honest it is whose steps are firm.
Prov 11:5  1Thess 3:11  Ezek 18:28  Hag 1:5  Hag 1:7  Hag 2:15  Hag 2:18-19 

30 No wisdom, no understanding, no advice is worth anything before Yahweh.
Acts 5:39  Isa 8:9-10  Isa 14:27  Jer 9:23  1Cor 3:19-20  Acts 4:27-28  Isa 7:5-7 

31 Fit out the cavalry for the day of battle, but the victory is Yahweh's.
Isa 31:1  Ps 20:7  Ps 3:8  Ps 33:17-18  Ps 68:20  Eccl 9:11  Jer 3:23