For you have made him a little lower than God b, and crowned him with glory and honor.
Yahweh examines the righteous, but the wicked and him who loves violence his soul hates.
The Lord will laugh at him, for he sees that his day is coming.
aHave mercy on me, God, according to your loving kindness. According to the multitude of your tender mercies, blot out my transgressions.
Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity.
Cleanse me from my sin.
Let me hear joy and gladness, That the bones which you have broken may rejoice.
Hide your face from my sins,
and blot out all of my iniquities.
God will likewise destroy you forever.
He will take you up,
and pluck you out of your tent,
and root you out of the land of the living.
The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold, but Yahweh tests the hearts.
Whoever mocks the poor reproaches his Maker. He who is glad at calamity shall not be unpunished.
No servant can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to one, and despise the other. You aren’t able to serve God and mammon a."
For the commandments, "You shall not commit adultery," "You shall not murder," "You shall not steal," "You shall not give false testimony,"[a] "You shall not covet," [b] and whatever other commandments there are, are all summed up in this saying, namely, "You shall love your neighbor as yourself." [c]
But above all things, my brothers, don’t swear, neither by heaven, nor by the earth, nor by any other oath; but let your “yes” be “yes,” and your “no,” “no;” so that you don’t fall under judgment.