Be not envious of evil men nor desire to be with them, for their hearts devise violence and their lips talk of trouble.

By wisdom, a house is built, and by understanding, it is established.  By knowledge, the rooms are filled with all precious and pleasant riches.

A wise man is full of strength and a man of knowledge enhances his might, for, by wise guidance, you can wage your war and in abundance of counselors there is victory.

Wisdom is too high for a fool.  In the gate, he does not open his mouth.

Whoever plans to do evil will be called a schemer.

The devising of folly is sin and the scoffer is an abomination to mankind.

If you faint in the day of adversity, your strength is small.

Rescue those who are being taken away to death.  Hold back those who are stumbling to the slaughter.

If you say, “Behold, we did not know this,” does not He who weighs the heart perceive it?  Does not He who keeps watch over your soul know it, and will He not repay man according to his work?

My son, eat honey, for it is good, and the drippings of the honeycomb are sweet to your taste.  Know that wisdom is such to your soul.  If you find it, there will be a future and your hope will not be cut off.  (Proverbs 24.1-14)


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