1My child, listen to what I say, and treasure my commands.
1The sayings of King Lemuel contain this message, which his mother taught him.
1The sayings of Agur son of Jakeh contain this message. I am weary, O God; I am weary and worn out, O God.
1Whoever stubbornly refuses to accept criticism will suddenly be destroyed beyond recovery.
1The wicked run away when no one is chasing them, but the godly are as bold as lions.
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.