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.
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.