1 A wise son heareth his father’s instruction: but a scorner heareth not rebuke.
2 A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth: but the soul of the transgressors shall eat violence.
3 He that keepeth his a keepeth his life: but he that openeth wide his b shall have destruction.
4 The soul of the a desireth, and hath nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
5 A righteous man a lying: but a wicked man is loathsome, and cometh to shame.
6 a keepeth him that is upright in the way: but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.
7 There is that maketh himself a, yet hath nothing: there is that maketh himself poor, yet hath great b.
8 The ransom of a man’s life are his riches: but the poor heareth not rebuke.
9 The light of the righteous rejoiceth: but the a of the wicked shall be put out.
10 Only by a cometh b: but with the well advised is wisdom.
11 a gotten by b shall be diminished: but he that gathereth by c shall increase.
12 Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.
13 Whoso a the word shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commandment shall be b.
14 The law of the wise is a a of life, to depart from the snares of death.
15 Good understanding giveth favour: but the way of transgressors is hard.
16 Every a man dealeth with knowledge: but a fool layeth open his folly.
17 A wicked messenger falleth into mischief: but a faithful ambassador is health.
18 Poverty and a shall be to him that refuseth b: but he that regardeth c shall be honoured.
19 The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul: but it is abomination to fools to depart from evil.
20 He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.
21 a pursueth sinners: but to the righteous good shall be repayed.
22 A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children’s children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the a.
23 Much food is in the tillage of the poor: but there is that is destroyed for want of judgment.
24 He that spareth his a hateth his son: but he that loveth him b him betimes.
25 The righteous eateth to the a of his soul: but the belly of the wicked shall want.