Fools despise wisdom and instruction.
I will mock when your dread comes
the treacherous will be uprooted
Do not contend with a man without cause
Do not reprove a scoffer, or he will hate you
a babbling fool will come to ruin.
he who makes his ways crooked will be found out.
Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all offenses.
whoever utters slander is a fool.
When words are many, transgression is not lacking
When pride comes, then comes disgrace
Whoever belittles his neighbor lacks sense
Whoever goes about slandering reveals secrets
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes
There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death.
a harsh word stirs up anger.
A scoffer does not like to be reproved; he will not go to the wise.
Without counsel plans fail, but with many advisers they succeed.
the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things.
Everyone who is arrogant in heart is an abomination
Pride goes before destruction
a whisperer separates close friends.
he who repeats a matter separates close friends.
quit before the quarrel breaks out.
Whoever isolates himself… breaks out against all sound judgment.
A fool takes no pleasure in understanding, but only in expressing his opinion.
The words of a whisperer are like delicious morsels
If one gives an answer before he hears, it is his folly and shame.
The one who states his case first seems right
A brother offended is more unyielding than a strong city
he who tells lies will not escape.
any fool will quarrel.
He who goes about as a slanderer reveals secrets, Therefore do not associate with a gossip.
“Proud,” “Haughty,” “Scoffer,” are his names, Who acts with insolent pride.
Do not speak in the hearing of a fool, For he will despise the wisdom of your words.
Do not be a witness against your neighbor without cause
Do not answer a fool according to his folly, Or you will also be like him.
Answer a fool as his folly deserves
Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.
where there is no whisperer, contention quiets down.
Like… wood to fire, So is a contentious man to kindle strife.
The words of a whisperer are like dainty morsels
He who hates disguises it with his lips… do not believe him
he who is crooked will fall all at once.
An arrogant man stirs up strife
He who trusts in his own heart is a fool
A man who hardens his neck after much reproof Will suddenly be broken beyond remedy.
When a wise man has a controversy with a foolish man, The foolish man either rages or laughs, and there is no rest.
A fool always loses his temper, But a wise man holds it back.
An angry man stirs up strife, And a hot-tempered man abounds in transgression.
A man’s pride will bring him low
There is a kind who is pure in his own eyes, Yet is not washed from his filthiness.