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24 Anyone who teams up with a thief must despise his own life,
    for he is bound by an oath to tell the truth and yet refuses.[a]
25 If you fear other people, you are walking into a dangerous trap;
    but if you trust in the Eternal, you will be safe.
26 Many people vie for special treatment from a ruler,
    yet genuine justice proceeds from the Eternal.

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24 The accomplices of thieves are their own enemies;
    they are put under oath and dare not testify.(A)

25 Fear(B) of man will prove to be a snare,
    but whoever trusts in the Lord(C) is kept safe.(D)

26 Many seek an audience with a ruler,(E)
    but it is from the Lord that one gets justice.(F)

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