Proverbs 16:4-14 NLT

4 The has made everything for his own purposes, even the wicked for a day of disaster.
5 The detests the proud; they will surely be punished.
6 Unfailing love and faithfulness make atonement for sin. By fearing the , people avoid evil.
7 When people’s lives please the , even their enemies are at peace with them.
8 Better to have little, with godliness, than to be rich and dishonest.
9 We can make our plans, but the determines our steps.
10 The king speaks with divine wisdom; he must never judge unfairly.
11 The demands accurate scales and balances; he sets the standards for fairness.
12 A king detests wrongdoing, for his rule is built on justice.
13 The king is pleased with words from righteous lips; he loves those who speak honestly.
14 The anger of the king is a deadly threat; the wise will try to appease it.