10:1   The proverbs of Solomon A wise son makes a father glad, But a foolish son brings grief to his mother.

10:2   Ill-gotten gains do not profit, But righteousness delivers from death.

10:3  The LORD will not allow the righteous to hunger, But He will reject the craving of the wicked.

10:4   One gets poor who works with a negligent hand, But the hand of the diligent makes rich.

10:5  The son who gathers in summer acts wisely, But the son who sleeps in harvest acts shamefully.

10:6  God blesses the head of the righteous, But the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

10:7  The memory of the righteous remains a blessing, But the name of the wicked will rot.

10:8  The wise of heart will receive commands, But a babbling fool will suffer ruin.

10:9   He who walks in integrity walks securely, But people will soon discover the one who perverts his ways.

10:10  He who winks the eye causes trouble, And a babbling fool will come to ruin.

10:11  The mouth of the righteous resembles a fountain of life, But the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

10:12  Hatred stirs up strife, But love covers all transgressions.

10:13   On the lips of the discerning, we find wisdom , But we use a rod for the back of him who lacks understanding.

10:14   Wise men store up knowledge, But with the mouth of the foolish, ruin comes to fruition.

10:15  The rich man considers his wealth his fortress, The ruin of the poor consists of their poverty.

10:16  The righteous receive the wages of life, he income of the wicked, punishment.

10:17  He follows on the path of life who heeds instruction, But he who ignores reproof goes astray.

10:18   He who conceals hatred has lying lips, And he who spreads slander acts foolishly.

10:19  When many words abound, transgression seems unavoidable, But he who restrains his lips acts wisely wise.

10:20   The tongue of the righteous resembles choice silver, The heart of the wicked shows little worth.

10:21   The lips of the righteous feed many, But fools die for lack of understanding.

10:22   The blessing of the LORD makes rich, And He adds no sorrow to it.

10:23  Doing wickedness feels like sport to a fool, And so does wisdom to a man of understanding.

10:24  What the wicked fears will come upon him, But the desire of the righteous will come to him.

10:25   When the whirlwind passes, the wicked exists no more, But the righteous has an everlasting foundation.

10:26   The lazy one to those who send him resembles vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes.

10:27  The fear of the LORD prolongs life, But the years of the wicked will truncate.

10:28  The hope of the righteous leads to gladness, But the expectation of the wicked perishes.

10:29   The way of the LORD proves a stronghold to the upright, But ruin to the workers of iniquity.

10:30  The righteous will never feel shaken, But the wicked will not dwell in the land.

10:31  The mouth of the righteous flows with wisdom, But God will cut out the perverted tongue.

10:32   The lips of the righteous bring forth acceptable words, But the mouth of the wicked pervert words.