Proverbs 3:27-35 NLT

27 Do not withhold good from those who deserve it when it’s in your power to help them.
28 If you can help your neighbor now, don’t say, “Come back tomorrow, and then I’ll help you.”
29 Don’t plot harm against your neighbor, for those who live nearby trust you.
30 Don’t pick a fight without reason, when no one has done you harm.
31 Don’t envy violent people or copy their ways.
32 Such wicked people are detestable to the , but he offers his friendship to the godly.
33 The curses the house of the wicked, but he blesses the home of the upright.
34 The mocks the mockers but is gracious to the humble.a

References for Proverbs 3:34

    • 3:34 - Greek version reads The opposes the proud / but gives grace to the humble. Compare Jas 4:6; 1 Pet 5:5 .
      35 The wise inherit honor, but fools are put to shame!