A Wise Son

A righteous person’s father will certainly rejoice.
    Someone who has a wise son will enjoy him (Proverbs 23:24)

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A Gentle Answer

A gentle answer turns away rage,
    but a harsh word stirs up anger (Proverbs 15:1)

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My Son . . .

My son,
    do not forget my teachings,
        and keep my commands in mind,
because they will bring you
    long life, good years, and peace (Proverbs 3:1-2)

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The Fear of Yahweh

“Charm is deceptive, and beauty evaporates,
    but a woman who has the fear of Yahweh should be praised” (Proverbs 31:30)

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About A Wife

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)

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A Tree of Life

A soothing tongue is a tree of life,
    but a deceitful tongue breaks the spirit (Proverbs 15:4)

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Moral Character

Moral character makes for smooth traveling;
    an evil life is a hard life (Proverbs 11:5)

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