Proverbs

 

"Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil."
—Proverbs 3:5-7

 

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"Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding."
—Proverbs 4:7

 

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"But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day."
—Proverbs 4:18

 

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"A man's heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps."
—Proverbs 16:9

 

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"Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom: I am understanding; I have strength. By me kings reign, and princes decree justice. By me princes rule, and nobles, even all the judges of the earth."
—Proverbs 8:14-16

 

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"Vice leads to contempt, and shameful ways to scorn."
—Proverbs 18:3 (Moffatt)

 

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"Do what is right and just; that is more pleasing to the Lord than sacrifice."
—Proverbs 21:3 - NEB  1 

"God has told you what is good; and what the Lord asks of you? Only to act justly, to love loyalty, to walk wisely before your God."
Micah 6:8 - NEB  1 

"He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?"
—Micah 6:8 - KJV

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"A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished."
—Proverbs 22:3

 

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"Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; yea, strife and reproach shall cease."
—Proverbs 22:10

 

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"Lay not in wait, O wicked man, against the dwelling of the righteous; spoil not his resting place:

"For a just man falleth seven times, and riseth up again: but the wicked shall fall into mischief.

"Rejoice not when thine enemy falleth, and let not thine heart be glad when he stumbleth:

"Lest the LORD see it, and it displease him, and he turn away his wrath from him.

"Fret not thyself because of evil men, neither be thou envious at the wicked:

"For there shall be no reward to the evil man; the candle of the wicked shall be put out."
—Proverbs 24:15-20

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"Whose hatred is covered by deceit, his wickedness shall be shewed before the whole congregation.

"Whoso diggeth a pit shall fall therein: and he that rolleth a stone, it will return upon him."
—Proverbs 26:26-27

"The heathen are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid is their own foot taken. The LORD is known by the judgment which he executeth: the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands."
Psalms 9:15-16