Proverbs 21:10-16

10The souls of the wicked desire evil;
their neighbors find no mercy in their eyes.
11When a scoffer is punished, the simple become wiser;
when the wise are instructed, they increase in knowledge.
12The Righteous One observes the house of the wicked;
he casts the wicked down to ruin.
13If you close your ear to the cry of the poor,
you will cry out and not be heard.
14A gift in secret averts anger;
and a concealed bribe in the bosom, strong wrath.
15When justice is done, it is a joy to the righteous,
but dismay to evildoers.
16Whoever wanders from the way of understanding
will rest in the assembly of the dead.

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