Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers;
I do not sit with men of falsehood, nor do I consort with hypocrites. I hate the assembly of evildoers, and I will not sit with the wicked.
Do not enter the path of the wicked, and do not walk in the way of the evil. Avoid it; do not go on it; turn away from it and pass on.
I did not sit in the company of revelers, nor did I rejoice; I sat alone, because your hand was upon me, for you had filled me with indignation.
Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm.
Blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the Lord! Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, who seek him with their whole heart,
for the Lord knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked will perish.
“Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many. For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few.
But he said, “Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and keep it!”
“But if in spite of this you will not listen to me, but walk contrary to me, then I will walk contrary to you in fury, and I myself will discipline you sevenfold for your sins.
He plots trouble while on his bed; he sets himself in a way that is not good; he does not reject evil.
Behold, is not their prosperity in their hand? The counsel of the wicked is far from me.
And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you, if you obey the voice of the Lord your God. Blessed shall you be in the city, and blessed shall you be in the field. Blessed shall be the fruit of your womb and the fruit of your ground and the fruit of your cattle, the increase of your herds and the young of your flock. Blessed shall be your basket and your kneading bowl. Blessed shall you be when you come in, and blessed shall you be when you go out.
my son, do not walk in the way with them; hold back your foot from their paths,
Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good! Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him!
Let my soul come not into their council; O my glory, be not joined to their company. For in their anger they killed men, and in their willfulness they hamstrung oxen.
Good sense wins favor, but the way of the treacherous is their ruin.
My foot stands on level ground; in the great assembly I will bless the Lord.
Depart from me, you evildoers, that I may keep the commandments of my God.
Praise the Lord! Blessed is the man who fears the Lord, who greatly delights in his commandments!
So I gave them over to their stubborn hearts, to follow their own counsels.
Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm.
delivering you from the way of evil, from men of perverted speech,
Blessed are they who observe justice, who do righteousness at all times!
Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God.
If you are wise, you are wise for yourself; if you scoff, you alone will bear it.
The way of the wicked is like deep darkness; they do not know over what they stumble.
Toward the scorners he is scornful, but to the humble he gives favor.
“How long, O simple ones, will you love being simple? How long will scoffers delight in their scoffing and fools hate knowledge?
Blessed are the people to whom such blessings fall! Blessed are the people whose God is the Lord!
And as if it had been a light thing for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, he took for his wife Jezebel the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Sidonians, and went and served Baal and worshiped him.
If you know these things, blessed are you if you do them.
Condemnation is ready for scoffers, and beating for the backs of fools.
Blessed are those who wash their robes, so that they may have the right to the tree of life and that they may enter the city by the gates.
Jesus said to him, “Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.”
“And I said to their children in the wilderness, Do not walk in the statutes of your fathers, nor keep their rules, nor defile yourselves with their idols.
O Lord of hosts, blessed is the one who trusts in you!
Hide me from the secret plots of the wicked, from the throng of evildoers,
Happy are you, O Israel! Who is like you, a people saved by the Lord, the shield of your help, and the sword of your triumph! Your enemies shall come fawning to you, and you shall tread upon their backs.”
Enoch walked with God, and he was not, for God took him.
And Jesus answered him, “Blessed are you, Simon Bar-Jonah! For flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but my Father who is in heaven.
“Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose trust is the Lord.
The Lord watches over the sojourners; he upholds the widow and the fatherless, but the way of the wicked he brings to ruin.
The Lord has remembered us; he will bless us; he will bless the house of Israel; he will bless the house of Aaron; he will bless those who fear the Lord, both the small and the great. May the Lord give you increase, you and your children! May you be blessed by the Lord, who made heaven and earth!
A Maskil of David. Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. Blessed is the man against whom the Lord counts no iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no deceit.
“If I have walked with falsehood and my foot has hastened to deceit;
Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and you perish in the way, for his wrath is quickly kindled. Blessed are all who take refuge in him.
For the time that is past suffices for doing what the Gentiles want to do, living in sensuality, passions, drunkenness, orgies, drinking parties, and lawless idolatry.
Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the Lord his God,
who had not consented to their decision and action; and he was looking for the kingdom of God.
Does it seem good to you to oppress, to despise the work of your hands and favor the designs of the wicked?
He also walked in the ways of the house of Ahab, for his mother was his counselor in doing wickedly.
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