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A foolish son is the calamity of his father: and the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping.
- Proverbs (ch. XIX, v. 13) [Wives]
House and riches are the inheritance of fathers: and a prudent wife is from the Lord.
- Proverbs (ch. XIX, v. 14) [Matrimony]
Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; and an idle soul shall suffer hunger.
- Proverbs (ch. XIX, v. 15) [Idleness]
He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the Lord; and that which he hath given will he pay him again.
- Proverbs (ch. XIX, v. 17) [Poverty]
A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.
- Proverbs (ch. XV, v. 1) [Proverbs : Speech]
A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.
- Proverbs (ch. XV, v. 13) [Heart : Proverbs]
All the days of the afflicted are evil: but he that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast.
- Proverbs (ch. XV, v. 15) [Heart]
Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.
- Proverbs (ch. XV, v. 17)
[Eating : Proverbs]
The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.
- Proverbs (ch. XV, v. 2) [Tongue]
A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word spoken in due season, how good is it!
- Proverbs (ch. XV, v. 23) [Proverbs : Words]
Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.
- Proverbs (ch. XVI, v. 18)
[Pride : Proverbs]
He that handleth a matter wisely shall find good: and whoso trusteth in the Lord, happy is he.
- Proverbs (ch. XVI, v. 20) [Trust]
Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.
- Proverbs (ch. XVI, v. 24) [Words]
He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.
- Proverbs (ch. XVI, v. 32)
[Anger : Proverbs : Spirit]
A man's heart deviseth his way: but the Lord directeth his steps.
- Proverbs (ch. XVI, v. 9) [Heart]
Let a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man, rather than a fool in his folly.
- Proverbs (ch. XVII, v. 12) [Fools]
A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
- Proverbs (ch. XVII, v. 17) [Proverbs]
A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.
- Proverbs (ch. XVII, v. 22)
[Merriment : Proverbs]
Wisdom is before him that hath understanding; but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.
- Proverbs (ch. XVII, v. 24) [Eyes : Wisdom]
He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit.
- Proverbs (ch. XVII, v. 27) [Knowledge]
Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.
- Proverbs (ch. XVII, v. 28) [Folly]
The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.
- Proverbs (ch. XVII, v. 31) [Hair]
He that covereth a transgression seeketh love: but he that repeateth a matter separateth very friends.
- Proverbs (ch. XVII, v. 9)
[Gossip : Proverbs]
The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity; but a wounded spirit who can bear?
- Proverbs (ch. XVIII, v. 14)
[Proverbs : Spirit]
Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.
- Proverbs (ch. XVIII, v. 21) [Tongue]
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