1 – A wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish will pull down with her hands that also which is built.
2 – He that walketh in the right way, and feareth God, Cis despised by him that goeth by an infamous way.
3 – In the mouth of a fool is the rod of pride: but the lips of the wise preserve them.
4 – Where there are no oxen, the crib is empty: but where there is much corn, there the strength of the ox is manifest.
5 – A faithful witness will not lie: but a deceitful witness uttereth a lie.
6 – A scorner seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not: the learning of the wise is easy.
7 – Go against a foolish man, and he knoweth not the lips of prudence.
8 – The wisdom of a. discreet man is to understand his way: and the imprudence of fools erreth.
9 – A fool will laugh at sin, but among the just grace shall abide.
10 – The heart that knoweth the bitterness of his own soul, in his joy the stranger shall not intermeddle.
11 – The house of the wicked shall be destroyed: but the tabernacles of the just shall flourish.
12 – There is a way which seemeth just to a man: but the ends thereof lead to death.
13 – Laughter shall be mingled with sorrow, and mourning taketh hold of the end of joy.
14 – A fool shall be filled with his own ways, and the good man shall be above him.
15 – The innocent believeth every word: the discreet man considereth his steps. No good shall come to the deceitful son: but the wise servant shall prosper in his dealings, and his way shall be made straight.
16 – A wise man feareth and declineth from evil: the fool leapeth over and is confident.
17 – The impatient man shall work folly: and the crafty man is hateful.
18 – The childish shall possess folly, and the prudent, shall look for knowledge.
19 – The evil shall fall down before the good: and the wicked before the gates of the just.
20 – The poor man shall be hateful even to his own neighbour: but the friends of the rich are many.
21 – He that despiseth his neighbour, sinneth: but he that sheweth mercy to the poor, shall be blessed. He that believeth in the Lord, loveth mercy.
22 – They err that work evil: but mercy and truth prepare good things.
23 – In much work there shall be abundance: but where there are many words, there is oftentimes want.
24 – The crown of the wise is their riches: the folly of fools, imprudence.
25 – A faithful witness delivereth souls: and the double dealer uttereth lies.
26 – In the fear of the Lord is confidence of strength, and there shall be hope for his children.
27 – The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life, to decline from the ruin of death.
28 – In the multitude of people is the dignity of the king: and in the small number of people the dishonour of the prince.
29 – He that is patient, is governed with much wisdom: but he that is impatient, exalteth his folly.
30 – Soundness of heart is the life of the flesh: but envy is the rottenness of the bones.
31 – He that oppresseth the poor, upbraideth his Maker: but he that hath pity on the poor, honoureth him.
32 – The wicked man shall be driven out in his wickedness: but the just hath hope in his death.
33 – In the heart of the prudent resteth wisdom, and it shall instruct all the ignorant.
34 – Justice exalteth a nation: but sin maketh nations miserable.
35 – A wise servant is acceptable to the king: he that is good for nothing shall feel his anger.
The Catholic Bible Online. Scriptures are from The Douay Rheims Catholic Bible 1582-1610 a.d. Version In the Public Domain. The Douay Rheims Bible is a translation of the Bible from the Latin Vulgate into English undertaken by members of the English College, Douai in the service of the Catholic Church.