“The horseleach hath two daughters, crying, ‘Give, give.’ There are three things that are never satisfied, yea, four things say not, It is enough: the grave; and the barren womb; the earth that is not filled with water; and the fire that saith not, ‘It is enough.’
The eye that mocketh at his father, and despiseth to obey his mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it.” Proverbs 30:15-17 (KJB)
THE GODLY WIFE
“Her husband is known in the gates, when he sitteth among the elders of the land. She maketh fine linen, and selleth it; and delivereth girdles unto the merchant.
Strength and honour are her clothing; and she shall rejoice in time to come. She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness. She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness. Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her.” Proverbs 31:23-28
“Scornful men bring a city into a snare: but wise men turn away wrath.
If a wise man contendeth with a foolish man, whether he rage or laugh, there is no rest.” Proverbs 29:8-9 (KJB)
“The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.” Proverbs 28:11 (KJB)
“Thine own friend, and thy father’s friend, forsake not; neither go into thy brother’s house in the day of thy calamity: for better is a neighbour that is near than a brother far off.” Proverbs 27:10 (KJB)
“As a dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to his folly.
Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? There is more hope of a fool than of him.” Proverbs 26:11-12 (KJB)
“A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.
As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover upon an obedient ear.
As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to them that send him: for he refresheth the soul of his masters.” Proverbs 25:11-13 (KJB)
“If thou faint in the day of adversity, thy strength is small.” Proverbs 24:10 (KJB)
“Apply thine heart unto instruction, and thine ears to the words of knowledge.” Proverbs 23:12 (KJB)
“He that soweth iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod of his anger shall fail.” Proverbs 22:8 (KJB)
“Whoever sows injustice will reap calamity, and the rod of his fury will fail.” (ESV)
“He that soweth iniquity shall reap calamity; And the rod of his wrath shall fail.” (ASV)
“When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise: and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.” Proverbs 21:11 (KJB)
“A king that sitteth in the throne of judgment scattereth away all evil with his eyes.” Proverbs 20:8 (KJB)
“Delight is not seemly for a fool; much less for a servant to have rule over princes.
The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.” Proverbs 19:10-11 (KJB)
“The name of the LORD is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe.
The rich man’s wealth is his strong city, and as an high wall in his own conceit.
Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honour is humility.” Proverbs 18:10-12 (KJB)
“A gift is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that hath it: whithersoever it turneth, it prospereth.” Proverbs 17:8 (KJB)
“A bribe is like a magic stone in the eyes of the one who gives it; wherever he turns he prospers.” Proverbs 17:8 (ESV)
“A divine sentence is in the lips of the king: his mouth transgresseth not in judgment.
A just weight and balance are the LORD’S: all the weights of the bag are His work.
It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness: for the throne is established by righteousness.” Proverbs 16:10-12 (KJB)
“A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him: neither will he go unto the wise.
A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.
The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge: but the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness.” Proverbs 15:12-14 (KJB)
“Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; and the end of that mirth is heaviness.
The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways: and a good man shall be satisfied from himself.” Proverbs 14:13-14 (KJB)
“Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.
Whoso despiseth the word shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.” Proverbs 13:12-13 (KJB)
“The wicked are overthrown, and are not: but the house of the righteous shall stand.
A man shall be commended according to his wisdom: but he that is of a perverse heart shall be despised.
He that is despised, and hath a servant, is better than he that honoureth himself, and lacketh bread.” Proverbs 12:7-9 (KJB)
“An hypocrite with his mouth destroyeth his neighbour: but through knowledge shall the just be delivered.” Proverbs 11:9 (KJB)
“He that walketh uprightly walketh surely: but he that perverteth his ways shall be known.
He that winketh with the eye causeth sorrow: but a prating fool shall fall.” Proverbs 10:9-10 (KJB)
“Whoever walks in integrity walks securely, but he who makes his ways crooked will be found out.
Whoever winks the eye causes trouble, and a babbling fool will come to ruin.” Proverbs 10:9-10 (ESV)
“Wisdom hath builded her house, she hath hewn out her seven pillars: she hath killed her beasts; she hath mingled her wine; she hath also furnished her table.” Proverbs 9:1-2 (KJB)
“I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me.
Riches and honour are with me; yea, durable riches and righteousness.
My fruit is better than gold, yea, than fine gold; and my revenue than choice silver.” Proverbs 8:17-19 (KJB)
“…For at the window of my house I looked through my casement, and beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding, passing through the street near her corner; and he went the way to her house, in the twilight, in the evening, in the black and dark night: and, behold, there met him a woman with the attire of an harlot, and subtil of heart….” Proverbs 7:6-10 (KJB)