Lev. 19:35;Deut. 25:13A false balance is abomination to the Lord:
But a just weight is his delight.
ch. 16:18When pride cometh, then cometh shame:
But with the lowly is wisdom.
ch. 13:6The integrity of the upright shall guide them:
But the perverseness of transgressors shall destroy them.
Ezek. 7:19;Zeph. 1:18Riches profit not in the day of wrath:
But Gen. 7:1righteousness delivereth from death.
The righteousness of the perfect shall direct his way:
But the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.
The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them:
But Eccl. 10:8transgressors shall be taken in their own naughtiness.
ch. 10:28When a wicked man dieth, his expectation shall perish:
And the hope of unjust men perisheth.
ch. 21:18The righteous is delivered out of trouble,
And the wicked cometh in his stead.
A hypocrite with his mouth destroyeth his neighbour:
But through knowledge shall the just be delivered.
Esth. 8:15When it goeth well with the righteous, the city rejoiceth:
And when the wicked perish, there is shouting.
ch. 29:8By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted:
But it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.
He that is void of wisdom despiseth his neighbour:
But a man of understanding holdeth his peace.
Lev. 19:16;ch. 20:19A talebearer revealeth secrets:
But he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter.
1 Ki. 12:1Where no counsel is, the people fall:
But in the multitude of counsellers there is safety.
ch. 6:1He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it:
And he that hateth suretiship is sure.
ch. 31:30A gracious woman retaineth honour:
And strong men retain riches.
Mat. 5:7The merciful man doeth good to his own soul:
But he that is cruel troubleth his own flesh.
The wicked worketh a deceitful work:
But Hos. 10:12to him that soweth righteousness shall be a sure reward.
As righteousness tendeth to life:
So he that pursueth evil pursueth it to his own death.
They that are of a froward heart are abomination unto the Lord:
But such as are upright in their way are his delight.
ch. 16:5Though hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished:
But Ps. 112:2the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.
As a jewel of gold in a swine's snout,
So is a fair woman which is without discretion.
The desire of the righteous is only good:
But the expectation of the wicked Rom. 2:8,9is wrath.
There is that Ps. 112:9scattereth, and yet increaseth;
And there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty.
2 Cor. 9:6The liberal soul shall be made fat:
Mat. 5:7And he that watereth shall be watered also himself.
Amos 8:5,6He that withholdeth corn, the people shall curse him:
But Job 29:13blessing shall be upon the head of him that selleth it.
He that diligently seeketh good procureth favour:
Esth. 7:10;Ps. 7:15,16But he that seeketh mischief, it shall come unto him.
Job 31:24;Mark 10:24;Luke 12:21;1 Tim. 6:17He that trusteth in his riches shall fall:
But Ps. 1:3;Jer. 17:8the righteous shall flourish as a branch.
He that troubleth his own house Eccl. 5:16shall inherit the wind:
And the fool shall be servant to the wise of heart.
The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life;
And Dan. 12:3;Jas. 5:20he that winneth souls is wise.
Jer. 25:29Behold, the righteous shall be recompensed in the earth:
Much more the wicked and the sinner.