Homem de Deus
9 BETH. Wherewithal shall a youth keep his way pure? by guarding it according to thy word.
10 With all my heart have I sought thee: oh let me not wander astray from thy commandments.
11 In my heart have I treasured up thy saying, in order that I may not sin against thee.
12 Blessed art thou, O Lord: teach me thy statutes.
13 With my lips have I related all the ordinances of thy mouth.
14 On the way of thy testimonies have I been glad, as over all wealth.
15 On thy precepts will I meditate, and direct my look unto thy paths.
16 In thy statutes will I seek my delight: I will not forget thy word.
These are the generations of Noah: Noah was a just, perfect man in his generation; Noah walked with God.
He hath told thee, O man, what is good; and what the Lord doth require of thee: nothing but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with thy God.
Wisdom is before him that hath understanding; but the eyes of a fool are at the ends of the earth.
1 BOOK FIRST: Happy is the man who walketh not in the council of the wicked, and standeth not in the way of sinners, and sitteth not in the seat of scorners;
2 But whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and who doth meditate in his law by day and night.
3 And he shall be like a tree planted by rivulets of water, that yieldeth its fruit in its season, and the leaf of which doth not wither; and all that he may do shall prosper.
4 Not so the wicked; but they are like the chaff which the wind driveth away.
5 Therefore shall the wicked not be able to stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.
6 For the Lord regardeth the way of the righteous; but the way of the wicked leadeth to perdition.
There was a man in the land of Uz, Job was his name; And this man was perfect and upright, and fearing God, and eschewing evil.