For the Lord loveth justice, and never forsaketh his pious servants: they are for ever preserved; but the seed of the wicked will be cut off.
(34:16) The eyes of the Lord are directed unto the righteous, and his ears unto their cry.
With all my heart have I sought thee: oh let me not wander astray from thy commandments.
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;
Treasures of wickedness will not profit aught; but righteousness will deliver from death.
Every way of a man is straight in his own eyes; but the Lord weigheth the hearts.
To exercise righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.
Surely unto eternity shall he not be moved: in everlasting remembrance shall the righteous be held.
He that pursueth righteousness and kindness will find life, righteousness, and honor.
The wicked practiseth a work of falsehood; but he that soweth righteousness obtaineth the reward of truth.
It is a snare to a man to sanctify things hastily, and to make inquiry only after having made vows.