A relaxed attitude lengthens life; jealousy rots it away.
Those who oppress the poor insult their Maker, but those who help the poor honor him.
The wicked are crushed by their sins, but the godly have a refuge when they die.
Wisdom is enshrined in an understanding heart; wisdom is not a found among fools.
Godliness exalts a nation, but sin is a disgrace to any people.
A king rejoices in servants who know what they are doing; he is angry with those who cause trouble.
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved. (New Living Translation - The Bible Online)