Daily Wisdom

Meditations on the Book of Proverbs

5 The plans of the righteous are just,    but the advice of the wicked is deceitful. 6 The words of the wicked lie in wait for blood,    but the speech of the upright rescues them. 7 The wicked are overthrown and are no more,    but the house of the righteous stands firm.    The righteous …

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[12 A troublemaker and a villain,    who goes about with a corrupt mouth, 13 who winks maliciously with his eye,    signals with his feet    and motions with his fingers,] 14  who plots evil with deceit in his heart—    he always stirs up conflict. 15 Therefore disaster will overtake him in an instant;    he will suddenly …

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