Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity Than he who is perverse in speech and is a fool.
Better is the poor who walks in his integrity Than he who is crooked though he be rich.
Now therefore, know and consider what you should do, for evil is plotted against our master and against all his household; and he is such a worthless man that no one can speak to him.”
Please do not let my lord pay attention to this worthless man, Nabal, for as his name is, so is he. Nabal is his name and folly is with him; but I your maidservant did not see the young men of my lord whom you sent.
But as for me, I shall walk in my integrity; Redeem me, and be gracious to me.
All day long he is gracious and lends, And his descendants are a blessing.
The righteous is a guide to his neighbor, But the way of the wicked leads them astray.
He who walks in his uprightness fears the Lord, But he who is devious in his ways despises Him.
Better is a little with the fear of the Lord Than great treasure and turmoil with it.
Better is a little with righteousness Than great income with injustice.
What is desirable in a man is his kindness, And it is better to be a poor man than a liar.
A righteous man who walks in his integrity— How blessed are his sons after him.
For your hands are defiled with blood And your fingers with iniquity; Your lips have spoken falsehood, Your tongue mutters wickedness.
“ Therefore I say to you, any sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven people, but blasphemy against the Spirit shall not be forgiven.
For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul? Or what will a man give in exchange for his soul?
Listen, my beloved brethren: did not God choose the poor of this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which He promised to those who love Him?