New International Version
27 Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due,
when it is in your power to act.
28 Do not say to your neighbor,
“Come back tomorrow and I’ll give it to you”—
when you already have it with you.(A)
29 Do not plot harm against your neighbor,
who lives trustfully near you.(B)
30 Do not accuse anyone for no reason—
when they have done you no harm.
31 Do not envy(C) the violent
or choose any of their ways.
32 For the Lord detests the perverse(D)
but takes the upright into his confidence.(E)
33 The Lord’s curse(F) is on the house of the wicked,(G)
but he blesses the home of the righteous.(H)
34 He mocks(I) proud mockers(J)
but shows favor to the humble(K) and oppressed.
35 The wise inherit honor,
but fools get only shame.