1 A false balance is
abomination to the LORD: but a just weight is his
Lev 19:35 Ye shall do no
unrighteousness in judgment, in meteyard, in weight, or in
Duet 25:13 Thou shalt not have in thy bag divers weights, a
great and a small.
cometh, then cometh shame: but with the lowly
before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.
3 The integrity of the
upright shall guide them: but the perverseness of
transgressors shall destroy them.
13:6 Righteousness keepeth
him that is
upright in the way: but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.
4 Riches profit not in
the day of wrath: but righteousness delivereth from death.
7:19 They shall cast their silver in the streets, and their
gold shall be removed: their silver and their gold shall not
be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of the LORD:
they shall not satisfy their souls, neither fill their
bowels: because it is the stumblingblock of their iniquity.
Zeph 1:18 Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able
to deliver them in the day of the LORD'S wrath; but the
whole land shall be devoured by the fire of his jealousy:
for he shall make even a speedy riddance of all them that
dwell in the land.
7:1 And the LORD said unto Noah, Come thou and all thy
house into the ark; for thee have I seen righteous before me
in this generation.
5 The righteousness of
the perfect shall direct his way: but the wicked shall fall
by his own wickedness.
6 The righteousness of
the upright shall deliver them: but transgressors shall be
taken in their own naughtiness.
Eccl 10:8 He that diggeth a
pit shall fall into it; and whoso breaketh an hedge, a
serpent shall bite him.
7 When a wicked man
dieth, his expectation shall perish: and the hope
of unjust men
Prov 10:28 The hope of the
righteous shall be gladness: but the expectation of
the wicked shall perish.
8 The righteous is
delivered out of trouble, and the wicked cometh in his
Prov 21:18 The wicked
shall be a ransom for the righteous, and the
transgressor for the upright.
9 An hypocrite with
his mouth destroyeth his neighbour: but through
knowledge shall the just be delivered.
10 When it goeth well
with the righteous, the city rejoiceth: and when the wicked
perish, there is shouting.
Esth 8:15 And Mordecai went out
from the presence of the king in royal apparel of blue and
white, and with a great crown of gold, and with a garment of
fine linen and purple: and the city of Shushan rejoiced and
11 By the blessing of
the upright the city is exalted: but it is overthrown by the
mouth of the wicked.
Prov 29:8 Scornful men bring a
city into a snare: but wise men turn away wrath.
12 He that is void of
wisdom despiseth his neighbour: but a man of understanding
holdeth his peace.
13 A talebearer
revealeth secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit
concealeth the matter.
Lev 19:16 Thou shalt not go up
and down as a talebearer among thy people: neither
shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour: I
am the LORD.
Prov 20:19 He that goeth about as a talebearer
revealeth secrets: therefore meddle not with him that
flattereth with his lips.
14 Where no counsel
is, the people fall: but in the multitude of
counsellors there is safety.
1 Kings 12:1 And Rehoboam went
to Shechem: for all Israel were come to Shechem to make him
15 He that is surety for
a stranger shall smart for it: and he that hateth
suretiship is sure.
Prov 6:1 My son, if thou be
surety for thy friend, if thou hast stricken thy
hand with a stranger,
16 A gracious woman
retaineth honour: and strong men retain riches.
Prov 31:30 A lion which
is strongest among beasts, and turneth not away for
17 The merciful man
doeth good to his own soul: but he that is cruel
troubleth his own flesh.
Blessed are the
merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.
18 The wicked worketh a
deceitful work: but to him that soweth righteousness
shall be a sure reward.
Hos 10:12 Sow to yourselves in
righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground:
for it is time to seek the LORD, till he come and
rain righteousness upon you.
19 As righteousness
tendeth to life: so he that pursueth evil pursueth
it to his own death.
20 They that are of a
froward heart are abomination to the LORD: but
such as are upright in their way are
21 Though hand
hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished: but the seed of
the righteous shall be delivered.
Prov 16:5 Every one that
is proud in heart is an abomination to the
LORD: though hand join in hand, he shall
not be unpunished.
Psalms 112:2 His seed shall be mighty upon earth: the
generation of the upright shall be blessed.
22 As a jewel
of gold in a swine's snout, so is a fair woman
which is without discretion.
23 The desire of the
righteous is only good: but the
expectation of the wicked is wrath.
8 First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all,
that your faith is spoken of throughout the whole world.
9 For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the
gospel of his Son, that without ceasing I make mention of
you always in my prayers;
24 There is that
scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that
withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to
Psalms 112:9 He hath
dispersed, he hath given to the poor; his righteousness
endureth for ever; his horn shall be exalted with honour.
25 The liberal soul
shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered
2 Cor 9:6 But this I say,
He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he
which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully.
Matt 5:7 Blessed are
the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.
26 He that withholdeth
corn, the people shall curse him: but blessing shall be
upon the head of him that selleth it.
5 Saying, When will the new
moon be gone, that we may sell corn? and the sabbath, that
we may set forth wheat, making the ephah small, and the
shekel great, and falsifying the balances by deceit?
That we may
buy the poor for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes;
sell the refuse of the wheat?
29:13 The blessing of him that was ready to perish came
upon me: and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
27 He that diligently
seeketh good procureth favour: but he that seeketh mischief,
it shall come unto him.
Esth 7:10 So they hanged
Haman on the gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai. Then
was the king's wrath pacified.
15 He made a pit, and digged it, and is fallen into the
ditch which he made.
16 His mischief shall return upon his own head, and his
violent dealing shall come down upon his own pate.
28 He that trusteth in
his riches shall fall: but the righteous shall flourish as a
Job 31:24 If I have made gold
my hope, or have said to the fine gold, Thou art my
Mark 10:24 And the disciples were astonished at his words.
But Jesus answereth again, and saith unto them,
Children, how hard is it for them that
trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God!
Luke 12:21 So is he
that layeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward
1Tim 6:17 Charge them that are rich in this world,
that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches,
but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to
Psalms 1:3 And he shall be like a tree planted by the
rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his
season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he
doeth shall prosper.
Jer 17:8 For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters,
and that spreadeth out her roots by the river, and
shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green;
and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither
shall cease from yielding fruit.
29 He that troubleth his
own house shall inherit the wind: and the fool shall be
servant to the wise of heart.
Eccl 5:16 And this also is
a sore evil, that in all points as he came, so
shall he go: and what profit hath he that hath laboured for
30 The fruit of the
righteous is a tree of life; and he that winneth
souls is wise.
Dan 12:3 And they that be wise
shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they
that turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and
James 5:20 Let him know, that he which converteth the
sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from
death, and shall hide a multitude of sins.
31 Behold, the righteous
shall be recompensed in the earth: much more the wicked and
Jer 25:29 For, lo, I begin to
bring evil on the city which is called by my name, and
should ye be utterly unpunished? Ye shall not be unpunished:
for I will call for a sword upon all the inhabitants of the
earth, saith the LORD of hosts.