- “You will make known to me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; In Your right hand there are pleasures forever” (Psalm 16:11).
- “Her ways are pleasant ways, and all her paths are peace” (Proverbs 3;17).
- “Humility and the fear of the LORD bring wealth and honour and life” (Proverbs 22:4).
and to you who feel secure on Mount Samaria,
and lounge on your couches.
You dine on choice lambs
and fattened calves.
You strum away on your harps like David
and improvise on musical instruments.
You drink wine by the bowlful
and use the finest lotions,
but you do not grieve over the ruin of Joseph.
yes, I will remember your miracles of long ago.
I will consider all your works
and meditate on all your mighty deeds.”