The wise man, fearing, keeps himself from evil; but the foolish man goes on in his pride, with no thought of danger.
The sharp man sees the evil and takes cover: the simple go straight on and get into trouble.
Put no high value on your wisdom: let the fear of the Lord be before you, and keep yourself from evil:
And on the third day Joseph said to them, Do this, if you would keep your lives: for I am a god-fearing man:
Then Jezebel sent a servant to Elijah, saying, May the gods' punishment be on me if I do not make your life like the life of one of them by tomorrow about this time.
Then Ben-hadad sent to him, saying, May the gods' punishment be on me if there is enough of the dust of Samaria for all the people at my feet to take some in their hands.
And he said, If they have come out for peace, take them living, and if they have come out for war, take them living.
But earlier rulers who were before me made the people responsible for their upkeep, and took from them bread and wine at the rate of forty shekels of silver; and even their servants were lords over the people: but I did not do so, because of the fear of God.
And he said to man, Truly the fear of the Lord is wisdom, and to keep from evil is the way to knowledge.
If my hand had been lifted up against him who had done no wrong, when I saw that I was supported by the judges;
Be turned from evil, and do good; make a search for peace, desiring it with all your heart.
The simple man goes after her, like an ox going to its death, like a roe pulled by a cord;
By mercy and good faith evil-doing is taken away: and by the fear of the Lord men are turned away from evil.
The highway of the upright is to be turned away from evil: he who takes care of his way will keep his soul.
Happy is the man in whom is the fear of the Lord at all times; but he whose heart is hard will come into trouble.
If a wise man goes to law with a foolish man, he may be angry or laughing, but there will be no rest.
For Herod himself had sent men out to take John and put him in prison, because of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife, whom he had taken for himself.
And she went out and said to her mother, What is my request to be? And she said, The head of John the Baptist.
These words came to the ears of the Pharisees who were with him and they said to him, Are we, then, blind?