or else the Lord will see it and be displeased, and turn away his anger from them.
Do not fret because of evildoers. Do not envy the wicked;
for the evil have no future; the lamp of the wicked will go out.
My child, fear the Lord and the king, and do not disobey either of them;
for disaster comes from them suddenly, and who knows the ruin that both can bring?
These also are sayings of the wise: Partiality in judging is not good.
Whoever says to the wicked, "You are innocent," will be cursed by peoples, abhorred by nations;
but those who rebuke the wicked will have delight, and a good blessing will come upon them.
One who gives an honest answer gives a kiss on the lips.
Prepare your work outside, get everything ready for you in the field; and after that build your house.
Do not be a witness against your neighbor without cause, and do not deceive with your lips.