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28 When your friend comes to ask you for a favor,
why would you say, “Perhaps tomorrow,”
when you have the money right there in your pocket?
Help him today!
29 Why would you hold a grudge[a] in your heart
toward your neighbor who lives right next door?
30 And why would you quarrel with those
who have done nothing wrong to you?
Is that a chip on your shoulder?[b]

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  1. Proverbs 3:29 Or “plot evil.”
  2. Proverbs 3:30 See Rom. 12:18.