Therefore I also said, I will not drive them out from before you; but they shall be [as thorns] in your sides, and their gods shall be a snare to you."
As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to those who send him.
He who heeds the Word finds prosperity. Whoever trusts in Yahweh is blessed.
A foolish son is the calamity of his father. A wife's quarrels are a continual dripping.
1 Corinthians 13:5
doesn't behave itself inappropriately, doesn't seek its own way, is not provoked, takes no account of evil;
With whom was he displeased forty years? Wasn't it with those who sinned, whose bodies fell in the wilderness?
saying, "There was a judge in a certain city who didn't fear God, and didn't respect man. A widow was in that city, and she often came to him, saying, 'Defend me from my adversary!' He wouldn't for a while, but afterward he said to himself, 'Though I neither fear God, nor respect man,read more.
yet because this widow bothers me, I will defend her, or else she will wear me out by her continual coming.'"
It happened, when she pressed him daily with her words, and urged him, that his soul was troubled to death.
My soul, don't come into their council. My glory, don't be united to their assembly; for in their anger they killed men. In their self-will they hamstrung cattle.