1Don’t brag about tomorrow, since you don’t know what the day will bring.
1Honor is no more associated with fools than snow with summer or rain with harvest.
1These are more proverbs of Solomon, collected by the advisers of King Hezekiah of Judah.
1Don’t envy evil people or desire their company.
1While dining with a ruler, pay attention to what is put before you.
1Choose a good reputation over great riches; being held in high esteem is better than silver or gold.
1The king’s heart is like a stream of water directed by the Lord; he guides it wherever he pleases.
1Wine produces mockers; alcohol leads to brawls. Those led astray by drink cannot be wise.
1Better to be poor and honest than to be dishonest and a fool.