Proverbs 17:3 (ESV)
3 The crucible is for silver, and the furnace is for gold,
and the Lord tests hearts.
Proverbs 17:5 (ESV)
5 Whoever mocks the poor insults his Maker;
he who is glad at calamity will not go unpunished.
Proverbs 17:6 (ESV)
6 Grandchildren are the crown of the aged,
and the glory of children is their fathers.
Proverbs 17:9 (ESV)
9 Whoever covers an offense seeks love,
but he who repeats a matter separates close friends.
Proverbs 17:10 (ESV)
10 A rebuke goes deeper into a man of understanding
than a hundred blows into a fool.
Proverbs 17:13 (ESV)
13 If anyone returns evil for good,
evil will not depart from his house.
Proverbs 17:14 (ESV)
14 The beginning of strife is like letting out water,
so quit before the quarrel breaks out.
Proverbs 17:16 (ESV)
16 Why should a fool have money in his hand to buy wisdom
when he has no sense?