Don’t excuse yourself by saying, “Look, we didn’t know.” For God understands all hearts, and he sees you. He who guards your soul knows you knew. He will repay all people as their actions deserve.
Wisdom is too lofty for fools. Among leaders at the city gate, they have nothing to say.
1 Do not be envious of evil men, Nor desire to be with them;
2 For their minds devise violence, And their lips talk of trouble.
The LORD will not let the godly go hungry, but He refuses to satisfy the craving of the wicked.
Better is a dry morsel and quietness with it Than a house full of feasting with strife.
29 Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has contentions? Who has complaining? Who has wounds without cause? Who has redness of eyes?
30 Those who linger long over wine, those who go to taste mixed wine.