16When the wicked are in authority, sin flourishes, but the godly will live to see their downfall.
16 A ruler with no understanding will oppress his people, but one who hates corruption will have a long life.
16Stopping her complaints is like trying to stop the wind or trying to hold something with greased hands.
16Lazy people consider themselves smarter than seven wise counselors.
16Do you like honey? Don’t eat too much, or it will make you sick!
16The godly may trip seven times, but they will get up again. But one disaster is enough to overthrow the wicked.
16Everything in me will celebrate when you speak what is right.
16A person who gets ahead by oppressing the poor or by showering gifts on the rich will end in poverty.
16The person who strays from common sense will end up in the company of the dead.