Do not withhold good from those who deserve it, when it is in your power to act.
Do not say to your neighbor, "Come back later; I'll give it tomorrow"-- when you now have it with you.1
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Do not plot harm against your neighbor, who lives trustfully near you.2
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Do not accuse a man for no reason-- when he has done you no harm.
Do not envy3 a violent man or choose any of his ways,
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for the LORD detests a perverse man4 but takes the upright into his confidence.5
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The LORD's curse6 is on the house of the wicked,7 but he blesses the home of the righteous.8
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He mocks9 proud mockers10 but gives grace to the humble.11
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The wise inherit honor, but fools he holds up to shame.