1: Better is the poor who walks in his integrity Than he who is perverse in his lips and is a fool. 2: It isn't good to have zeal without knowledge; Nor being hasty with one's feet and missing the way. 3: The foolishness of man subverts his way; His heart rages against Yahweh. 4: Wealth adds many friends, But the poor is separated from his friend. 5: A false witness shall not be unpunished. He who pours out lies shall not go free. 6: Many will entreat the favor of a ruler, And everyone is a friend to a man who gives gifts. 7: All the relatives of the poor shun him: How much more do his friends avoid him! He pursues them with pleas, but they are gone. 8: He who gets wisdom loves his own soul. He who keeps understanding shall find good. 9: A false witness shall not be unpunished. He who utters lies shall perish. 10: Delicate living is not appropriate for a fool, Much less for a servant to have rule over princes. 11: The discretion of a man makes him slow to anger. It is his glory to overlook an offense. 12: The king's wrath is like the roaring of a lion, But his favor is like dew on the grass. 13: A foolish son is the calamity of his father. A wife's quarrels are a continual dripping. 14: House and riches are an inheritance from fathers, But a prudent wife is from Yahweh. 15: Slothfulness casts into a deep sleep. The idle soul shall suffer hunger. 16: He who keeps the commandment keeps his soul, But he who is contemptuous in his ways shall die. 17: He who has pity on the poor lends to Yahweh; He will reward him. 18: Discipline your son, for there is hope; Don't be a willing party to his death. 19: A hot-tempered man must pay the penalty, For if you rescue him, you must do it again. 20: Listen to counsel and receive instruction, That you may be wise in your latter end. 21: There are many plans in a man's heart, But Yahweh's counsel will prevail. 22: That which makes a man to be desired is his kindness. A poor man is better than a liar. 23: The fear of Yahweh leads to life, then contentment; He rests and will not be touched by trouble. 24: The sluggard buries his hand in the dish; He will not so much as bring it to his mouth again. 25: Flog a scoffer, and the simple will learn prudence; Rebuke one who has understanding, and he will gain knowledge. 26: He who robs his father and drives away his mother, Is a son who causes shame and brings reproach. 27: Stop, my son, listening to instruction, And you will stray from the words of knowledge. 28: A corrupt witness mocks justice, And the mouth of the wicked gulps down iniquity. 29: Penalties are prepared for scoffers, And beatings for the backs of fools.