4 The LORD works out everything to its proper end— even the wicked for a day of disaster.

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5 The LORD detests all the proud of heart. Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished.

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6 Through love and faithfulness sin is atoned for; through the fear of the LORD evil is avoided.

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7 When the LORD takes pleasure in anyone’s way, he causes their enemies to make peace with them.

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8 Better a little with righteousness than much gain with injustice.

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9 In their hearts humans plan their course, but the LORD establishes their steps.

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10 The lips of a king speak as an oracle, and his mouth does not betray justice.

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11 Honest scales and balances belong to the LORD; all the weights in the bag are of his making.

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12 Kings detest wrongdoing, for a throne is established through righteousness.

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13 Kings take pleasure in honest lips; they value the one who speaks what is right.

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14 A king’s wrath is a messenger of death, but the wise will appease it.

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