[P]ay attention to my words.
Treasure my commands that are within you.
Obey my commands so that you may live.
Follow my teachings just as you protect the pupil of your eye (Proverbs 7:1-2)
A wicked person flees when no one is chasing him,
but righteous people are as bold as lions (Proverbs 28:1)
“Who can find a wife with a strong character?
She is worth far more than jewels.
She keeps a close eye on the conduct of her family,
and she does not eat the bread of idleness.
Her children and her husband
stand up and bless her.
In addition, he sings her praises, by saying,
‘Many women have done noble work,
but you have surpassed them all!’” (Proverbs 31:10, 27-29)
You will say the wrong thing
if you talk too much—
so be sensible and watch
what you say (Proverbs 10:19)
The stupidity of a person turns his life upside down,
and his heart rages against Yahweh (Proverbs 15:3)
A person thinks all his ways are pure,
but Yahweh weighs motives (Proverbs 16:2)
Whoever pursues righteousness and mercy
will find life, righteousness, and honor (Proverbs 21:21)