- Be merciful.
- Don't trust your own understanding.
- Acknowledge God in everything you do.
- Don't be wise in your own eyes.
- Let God chastise you.
- Don't be afraid of sudden fear.
- Don't be afraid of the desolation of the wicked.
- In so far as you are able, help those who deserve to be helped.
- Don't tell your neighbor, I'll help you tomorrow if you have the means to help them today.
- Don't make evil plans against your neighbor.
- Don't fight for no reason.
- Obey the author of the book of Proverbs.
- Learn, become wise, and understand.
- Keep an eye on your heart.
- Watch what you say.
- Look straight ahead.
- Watch your step.
- Make no right or left turns.
- If you step in something evil, remove your foot.
- Stay away from strange women.
- Drink from your own well.
- Let your fountains run into the streets.
- Don't share your fountains with strangers.
- Let your fountain be blessed.
- Rejoice with your wife.
- Be satisfied with your wife's breasts.
Let not mercy ... forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart. Proverbs 3:3
Shew mercy and compassions every man to his brother. Zecharaiah 7:9
Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies. Colossians 3:12
Lean not unto thine own understanding. Proverbs 3:5
In all thy ways acknowledge him. Proverbs 3:6
Be not wise in thine own eyes. Proverbs 3:7
Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight! Isaiah 5:21
Despise not the chastening of the LORD; neither be weary of his correction. Proverbs 3:11
Be not afraid of sudden fear. Proverbs 3:25
Be not afraid ... of the desolation of the wicked. Proverbs 3:25
Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it. Proverbs 3:27
Say not unto thy neighbour, Go, and come again, and to morrow I will give; when thou hast it by thee. Proverbs 3:28
Devise not evil against thy neighbour. Proverbs 3:29
Strive not with a man without cause, if he have done thee no harm. Proverbs 3:30
Let us walk ... not in strife. Romans 13:13
Be no brawlers. Titus 3:2
I give you good doctrine, forsake ye not my law. Proverbs 4:2
Neither decline from the words of my mouth. Proverbs 4:5
Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings. Proverbs 4:10
attend to my words; incline thine ear unto my sayings. Let them not depart from thine eyes; keep them in the midst of thine heart. Proverbs 4:20-21
Attend unto my wisdom, and bow thine ear to my understanding. Proverbs 5:1
Keep my words, and lay up my commandments with thee. Keep my commandments, and live; and my law as the apple of thine eye. Bind them upon thy fingers, write them upon the table of thine heart. Proverbs 7:1-3
Hearken unto me now therefore, O ye children, and attend to the words of my mouth. Proverbs 7:24
Hear; for I will speak of excellent things. Proverbs 8:6
Hearken unto me, O ye children: for blessed are they that keep my ways. Proverbs 8:32
Apply thine heart unto my knowledge. Proverbs 22:17
My son, give me thine heart, and let thine eyes observe my ways. Proverbs 23:26
Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not. Proverbs 4:5
Get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding. Proverbs 4:7
Exalt her [wisdom]. Proverbs 4:8
Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: keep her; for she is thy life. Proverbs 4:13
O ye simple, understand wisdom: and, ye fools, be ye of an understanding heart. Proverbs 8:32
Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not. Proverbs 8:33
Go in the way of understanding. Proverbs 9:6
Bow down thine ear, and hear the words of the wise. Proverbs 22:17
Be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is. Ephesians 5:17
Keep thy heart with all diligence. Proverbs 4:23
Put away from thee a froward mouth, and perverse lips put far from thee. Proverbs 4:24
Let thine eyes look right on, and let thine eyelids look straight before thee. Proverbs 4:25
Ponder the path of thy feet, and let all thy ways be established. Proverbs 4:26
Remove thy foot from evil. Proverbs 4:27
Turn not to the right hand nor to the left. Proverbs 4:27
Remove thy foot from evil. Proverbs 4:27
For the lips of a strange woman drop as an honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil: But her end is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a two-edged sword. Her feet go down to death; her steps take hold on hell. Lest thou shouldest ponder the path of life, her ways are moveable, that thou canst not know them. ... Remove thy way far from her, and come not nigh the door of her house. Proverbs 5:3-8
Why wilt thou, my son, be ravished with a strange woman, and embrace the bosom of a stranger? Proverbs 5:20
Keep thee from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman. Lust not after her beauty in thine heart; neither let her take thee with her eyelids. For by means of a whorish woman a man is brought to a piece of bread: and the adultress will hunt for the precious life. Proverbs 6:24-26
Keep thee from the strange woman, from the stranger which flattereth with her words. Proverbs 7:5
Let not thine heart decline to her ways, go not astray in her paths. For she hath cast down many wounded: yea, many strong men have been slain by her. Her house is the way to hell, going down to the chambers of death. Proverbs 7:25-27
Drink waters out of thine own cistern, and running waters out of thine own well. Proverbs 5:15
Let thy fountains be dispersed abroad, and rivers of waters in the streets. Proverbs 5:16
Let them be only thine own, and not strangers' with thee. Proverbs 5:17
Let thy fountain be blessed. Proverbs 5:18
Rejoice with the wife of thy youth. Proverbs 5:18
Live joyfully with the wife whom thou lovest. Ecclesiastes 9:9
Let her [your wife] be as the loving hind and pleasant roe; let her breasts satisfy thee at all times; and be thou ravished always with her love. Proverbs 5:19