Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
A good man sheweth favour, and lendeth: he will guide his affairs with discretion.
So that you may go in the way of good men, and keep in the footsteps of the upright.
A good man has grace in the eyes of the Lord; but the man of evil designs gets punishment from him.
Now there was a man named Joseph, a man of authority and a good and upright man
For he was a good man and full of the Holy Spirit and of faith: and a great number were joined to the Lord.
Now it is hard for anyone to give his life even for an upright man, though it might be that for a good man someone would give his life.
I have been young, and now am old, but I have not seen the good man without help, or his children looking for bread.
If in any of your towns in the land which the Lord your God is giving you, there is a poor man, one of your countrymen, do not let your heart be hard or your hand shut to him;
If I kept back the desire of the poor; if the widow's eye was looking for help to no purpose;
But be loving to those who are against you and do them good, and give them your money, not giving up hope, and your reward will be great and you will be the sons of the Most High: for he is kind to evil men, and to those who have hard hearts.
A man without sense gives his hand in an agreement, and makes himself responsible before his neighbour.
He who does not give his mind to his work is brother to him who makes destruction.
Be not one of those who give their hands in an agreement, or of those who make themselves responsible for debts:
Put your work in order outside, and make it ready in the field; and after that, see to the building of your house.
Take care to have knowledge about the condition of your flocks, looking well after your herds;
And when they had had enough, Jesus said to his disciples, Take up the broken bits which are over, so that nothing may be wasted.
Be not slow in your work, but be quick in spirit, as the Lord's servants;
Take care then how you are living, not as unwise, but as wise;
Be wise in your behaviour to those who are outside, making good use of the time.
And my prayer is that you may be increased more and more in knowledge and experience;