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The LORD is pleased with good people, but condemns those who plan evil.
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Man shall not be strengthened by wickedness: and the root of the just shall not be moved.
Proverbs 8:35 But he that shall sin against me shall hurt his own soul. All that hate me love death.
Psalm 112:5 Acceptable is the man that sheweth mercy and lendeth: he shall order his words with judgment:
Ecclesiastes 8:8 It is not in man's power to stop the spirit, neither hath he power in the day of death, neither is he suffered to rest when war is at hand, neither shall wickedness save the wicked.
Acts 11:24 For he was a good man and full of the Holy Ghost and of faith. And a great multitude was added to the Lord.
Romans 5:7 For scarce for a just man will one die: yet perhaps for a good man some one would dare to die.
Proverbs 1:31 The turning away of little ones shall kill them, and the prosperity of fools shall destroy them.
Proverbs 6:18 A deceitful witness that uttereth lies, and him that soweth discord among brethren.
Psalm 9:15 I will rejoice in thy salvation: the Gentiles have stuck fast in the destruction which they prepared. Their foot hath been taken in the very snare which they hid.
Isaiah 32:5-7 The fool shall no more be called prince: neither shall the deceitful be called great: . . .
ContextLoving Discipline and Knowledge
1He that is good, shall draw grace from the Lord: but he that trusteth in his own devices, doth wickedly. 2Man shall not be strengthened by wickedness: and the root of the just shall not be moved.3A diligent woman is a crown to her husband: and she that doth things worthy of confusion, is as rottenness in his bones.…
2 Samuel 15:3
And Absalom answered him: Thy words seem to me good and just. But there is no man appointed by the king to hear thee. And Absalom said:
Have confidence in the Lord with all thy heart, and lean not upon thy own prudence.
But he that shall sin against me shall hurt his own soul. All that hate me love death.
He that is good, shall draw grace from the Lord: but he that trusteth in his own devices, doth wickedly.
They err that work evil: but mercy and truth prepare good things.
Additional TranslationsThe good man obtains favor from the LORD, but the LORD condemns a man who devises evil.A good man obtains favor of the LORD: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn.
A good man shall obtain favor of Jehovah; But a man of wicked devices will he condemn.
He that has found favour with the Lord is made better; but a transgressor shall be passed over in silence.
A good [man] obtaineth favour of Jehovah; but a man of mischievous devices will he condemn.
A good man shall obtain favour of the LORD: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn.
A good man obtaineth favor from the LORD: but a man of wicked devices he will condemn.
A good man shall obtain favor from Yahweh, but he will condemn a man of wicked devices.
The good bringeth forth favour from Jehovah, And the man of wicked devices He condemneth.
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