4 Poor is he who works with a negligent hand, But the hand of the diligent makes rich.
5 He who gathers in summer is a son who acts wisely, But he who sleeps in harvest is a son who acts shamefully.
6 Blessings are on the head of the righteous, But the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.
7 The memory of the righteous is blessed, But the name of the wicked will rot.
8 The wise of heart will receive commands, But a babbling fool will be ruined.
9 He who walks in integrity walks securely, But he who perverts his ways will be found out.
10 He who winks the eye causes trouble, And a babbling fool will be ruined.
11 The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, But the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.
12 Hatred stirs up strife, But love covers all transgressions.
13 On the lips of the discerning, wisdom is found, But a rod is for the back of him who lacks understanding.
14 Wise men store up knowledge, But with the mouth of the foolish, ruin is at hand.
15 The rich man's wealth is his fortress, The ruin of the poor is their poverty.
16 The wages of the righteous is life, The income of the wicked, punishment.
17 He is on the path of life who heeds instruction, But he who ignores reproof goes astray.
18 He who conceals hatred has lying lips, And he who spreads slander is a fool.
19 When there are many words, transgression is unavoidable, But he who restrains his lips is wise.
22 It is the blessing of the LORD that makes rich, And He adds no sorrow to it.
23 Doing wickedness is like sport to a fool, And so is wisdom to a man of understanding.
26 Like vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, So is the lazy one to those who send him.
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