The city rejoices when the righteous prosper, and when the wicked perish there is jubilation.
Righteousness makes a nation great, but sin diminishes any people.
Kings detest wrongdoing, for through righteousness the throne is established.
Nothing good comes from ill-gotten wealth, but righteousness delivers from death.
Wealth won't help in the time of judgment, but righteousness will deliver from death.
The effect of righteousness will be peace, and the result of righteousness will be quietness and confidence forever.
"In righteousness you'll be established; you will be far from tyranny, for you won't be afraid, and from terror, for it won't come near you.
The righteousness of the innocent creates a level path, but the wicked fall by their wickedness.
The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the treacherous are trapped by their evil desires.
Will it please the Almighty if you are innocent, or does he profit if your life is blameless?
Wisdom is vindicated by all her children."