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The Value of Righteousness

11 The Lord hates false scales,
but he delights in accurate weights.

When pride appears, disgrace accompanies it,
    but humility is present with wisdom.
The integrity of the righteous guides them,
    but the hypocrisy of the treacherous destroys them.

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11 The Lord detests dishonest scales,(A)
    but accurate weights find favor with him.(B)

When pride comes, then comes disgrace,(C)
    but with humility comes wisdom.(D)

The integrity of the upright guides them,
    but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity.(E)

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