Bible VersionsNASProverbs 1:3; Proverbs 2:8-9; Proverbs 8:20; Proverbs 12:5; Proverbs 13:23; Proverbs 16:8; Proverbs 16:10-11; Proverbs 16:33; Proverbs 17:23; Proverbs 18:5; Proverbs 19:28; Proverbs 21:3; Proverbs 21:7; Proverbs 21:15; Proverbs 24:23; Proverbs 28:5; Proverbs 29:4; Proverbs 29:26
Proverbs 1:3; Proverbs 2:8-9; Proverbs 8:20; Proverbs 12:5; Proverbs 13:23; Proverbs 16:8; Proverbs 16:10-11; Proverbs 16:33; Proverbs 17:23; Proverbs 18:5; Proverbs 19:28; Proverbs 21:3; Proverbs 21:7; Proverbs 21:15; Proverbs 24:23; Proverbs 28:5; Proverbs 29:4; Proverbs 29:26 (New American Standard)
To receive instruction in wise behavior, Righteousness, justice and equity ;
Guarding the paths of justice, And He preserves the way of His godly ones.
Then you will discern righteousness and justice And equity and every good course.
"I walk in the way of righteousness, In the midst of the paths of justice,
The thoughts of the righteous are just, But the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.
Abundant food is in the fallow ground of the poor, But it is swept away by injustice .
Better is a little with righteousness Than great income with injustice .
A divine decision is in the lips of the king ; His mouth should not err in judgment.
A just balance and scales belong to the LORD ; All the weights of the bag are His concern.
The lot is cast into the lap, But its every decision is from the LORD.
A wicked man receives a bribe from the bosom To pervert the ways of justice.
To show partiality to the wicked is not good, Nor to thrust aside the righteous in judgment.
A rascally witness makes a mockery of justice, And the mouth of the wicked spreads iniquity.
To do righteousness and justice Is desired by the LORD more than sacrifice.
The violence of the wicked will drag them away, Because they refuse to act with justice.
The exercise of justice is joy for the righteous, But is terror to the workers of iniquity.
These also are sayings of the wise. To show partiality in judgment is not good.
Evil men do not understand justice, But those who seek the LORD understand all things.
The king gives stability to the land by justice, But a man who takes bribes overthrows it.
Many seek the ruler's favor, But justice for man comes from the LORD.
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