¶ Who so hath pleasure to sow discord, picketh a quarrel in every thing.
¶ A fool hath no delight in understanding, but only in those things wherein his heart rejoiceth.
¶ Where ungodliness is, there is also disdain: and so there followeth shame and dishonour.
¶ The words of a man's mouth are like deep waters, and the well of wisdom is like a full stream.
¶ It is not good to regard the person of the ungodly, or to put back the righteous in judgment.
¶ A fool's lips are ever brawling, and his mouth provoketh unto battle. A fool's mouth is his own destruction, and his lips are the snare for his own soul.
¶ The words of a slanderer are very wounds, and go thorow unto the inmost parts of the body.
¶ Who so is slothful and slack in his labor, is the brother of him that is a waster.
¶ The name of the LORD is a strong castle, the righteous flyeth unto it, and shall be saved.
¶ But the rich man's goods are his stronghold, yea he taketh them for an high wall round about him.
¶ After pride cometh destruction, and honour after lowliness.
¶ He that giveth sentence in a matter before he hear it, is a fool, and worthy to be confounded.
¶ A good stomach driveth away a man's disease, but when the spirit is vexed, who may abide it?
¶ A wise heart laboureth for knowledge, and a prudent ear seeketh understanding.
¶ Liberality bringeth a man to honour and worship, and setteth him among great men.
¶ The righteous accuseth himself first of all, if his neighbour come, he shall find him.
¶ The lot pacifieth the variance, and parteth the mighty asunder.
¶ The unity of brethren is stronger than a castle, and they that hold together are like the bar of a palace.
¶ A man's belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his own mouth, and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled.
¶ Death and life stond in the power of the tongue, he that loveth it, shall enjoy the fruit thereof.
¶ Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and receiveth an wholesome benefit of the LORD.
¶ The poor maketh supplication and prayeth meekly, but the rich giveth a rough answer.
¶ A friend that delighteth in love, doth a man more friendship, and sticketh faster unto him than a brother.