Matt. 23:23 Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites? for ye pay tithe of mint an anise and cumin, and have omitted the weightier matters of the law, judgement, mercy, and faith; these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone. 24 Ye blind guides, which strain at a gnat, and swallow a camel. 25 Wow unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye ,ale clean the outside of the cup and of the platter but within they are full of extortion and excess. 26 Thou blind Pharisee, cleanse first that which is within the cup and platter, that the outside of them may be clean also.
Proverbs 15:17 Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.
Proverbs 27:10 Thine own friend, and thy father’s friend, forsake not; neither go into thy brother’s house in the day of thy calamity: for better is a neighbor that is near than a brother far off.
Proverbs 17:22 A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.
Ecc. 4: 6 Better is an handful with quietness. than both the hands full with travail and vexation of spirit.
Heb. 13:5 Let your conversation be without covetousness: and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.
Proverbs 22:11 He that loveth pureness of heart, for the grace of his lips the king shall be his friend.
Proverbs 16:32 He that is slow to anger is better than the might; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.
Proverbs 25:11 A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.
Psalms 84:10 For a day thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.