Proverbs 29:1 (ESV)
He who is often reproved, yet stiffens his neck,
will suddenly be broken beyond healing.
Proverbs 29:3 (ESV)
3 He who loves wisdom makes his father glad,
but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth.
Proverbs 29:6–7 (ESV)
6 An evil man is ensnared in his transgression,
but a righteous man sings and rejoices.
7 A righteous man knows the rights of the poor;
a wicked man does not understand such knowledge.
9 If a wise man has an argument with a fool,
the fool only rages and laughs, and there is no quiet.
10 Bloodthirsty men hate one who is blameless
and seek the life of the upright.
11 A fool gives full vent to his spirit,
but a wise man quietly holds it back.
Proverbs 29:20 (ESV)
20 Do you see a man who is hasty in his words?
There is more hope for a fool than for him.
Proverbs 29:23 (ESV)
23 One’s pride will bring him low,
but he who is lowly in spirit will obtain honor.
Proverbs 29:26-27 (ESV)
26 Many seek the face of a ruler,
but it is from the Lord that a man gets justice.
27 An unjust man is an abomination to the righteous,
but one whose way is straight is an abomination to the wicked.