Proverbs 16:2-12 RSV

2 All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the LORD weighs the spirit.
3 Commit your work to the LORD, and your plans will be established.
4 The LORD has made everything for its purpose, even the wicked for the day of trouble.
5 Every one who is arrogant is an abomination to the LORD; be assured, he will not go unpunished.
6 By loyalty and faithfulness iniquity is atoned for, and by the fear of the LORD a man avoids evil.
7 When a man's ways please the LORD, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.
8 Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues with injustice.
9 A man's mind plans his way, but the LORD directs his steps.
10 Inspired decisions are on the lips of a king; his mouth does not sin in judgment.
11 A just balance and scales are the LORD's; all the weights in the bag are his work.
12 It is an abomination to kings to do evil, for the throne is established by righteousness.