Be not thou envious against evil men, neither desire to be with them.
For their heart studieth destruction, and their lips talk of mischief.
Through wisdom is an house builded; and by understanding it is established:
And by knowledge shall the chambers be filled with all precious and pleasant
A wise man is strong; yea, a man of knowledge increaseth strength.
For by wise counsel thou shalt make thy war: and in multitude of counsellors there
Wisdom is too high for a fool: he openeth not his mouth in the gate.
He that deviseth to do evil shall be called a mischievous person.
The thought of foolishness is sin: and the scorner is an abomination to men.
If thou faint in the day of adversity, thy strength is small.
If thou forbear to deliver them that are drawn unto death, and those that are ready
to be slain;
If thou sayest, Behold, we knew it not; doth not he that pondereth the heart
consider it? and he that keepeth thy soul, doth not he know it? and shall not he render
to every man according to his works?
My son, eat thou honey, because it is good; and the honeycomb, which is sweet to
So shall the knowledge of wisdom be unto thy soul: when thou hast found it, then
there shall be a reward, and thy expectation shall not be cut off.
Lay not wait, O wicked man, against the dwelling of the righteous; spoil not his
For a just man falleth seven times, and riseth up again: but the wicked shall fall
Rejoice not when thine enemy falleth, and let not thine heart be glad when he
Lest the LORD see it, and it displease him, and he turn away his wrath from
Fret not thyself because of evil men, neither be thou envious at the wicked:
For there shall be no reward to the evil man; the candle of the wicked shall be put
My son, fear thou the LORD and the king: and meddle not with them that are given to
For their calamity shall rise suddenly; and who knoweth the ruin of them both?
These things also belong to the wise. It is not good to have respect of persons in
He that saith unto the wicked, Thou are righteous; him shall the people curse,
nations shall abhor him:
But to them that rebuke him shall be delight, and a good blessing shall come upon
Every man shall kiss his lips that giveth a right answer.
Prepare thy work without, and make it fit for thyself in the field; and afterwards
build thine house.
Be not a witness against thy neighbour without cause; and deceive not with thy
Say not, I will do so to him as he hath done to me: I will render to the man
according to his work.
I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of
And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face
thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down.
Then I saw, and considered it well: I looked upon it, and received
Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:
So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth; and thy want as an armed