Whoever goes about slandering
reveals secrets, but he who is
trustworthy in spirit keeps a
Lying lips are an abomination to
but those who act faithfully are
Whoever walks with the wise
becomes wise, but the companion of
fools will suffer harm.
The tongue of the wise commends
knowledge, but the mouths of fools
pour out folly.
Whoever covers an offense seeks
love, but he who repeats a matter
separates close friends.
House and wealth are inherited
from fathers, but a prudent wife
is from the Lord.
Argue your case with your neighbor
himself, and do not reveal
Trusting in a treacherous man in
time of trouble is like a bad
tooth or a foot that slips.
She does him good, and not harm,
all the days of her life.
However, let each one of you love
his wife as himself, and let the
wife see that she respects her
Therefore, confess your sins to
one another and pray for one
another, that you may be healed.
The prayer of a righteous person
has great power as it is working.