When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.
 Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father: but he that keepeth company with harlots spendeth his substance.
 The king by judgment establisheth the land: but he that receiveth gifts overthroweth it.
 A man that flattereth his neighbour spreadeth a net for his feet.
 In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare: but the righteous doth sing and rejoice.
 The righteous considereth the cause of the poor: but the wicked regardeth not to know it.
 In that time shall the present be brought unto the LORD of hosts of a people scattered and peeled, and from a people terrible from their beginning hitherto; a nation meted out and trodden under foot, whose land the rivers have spoiled, to the place of the name of the LORD of hosts, the mount Zion.
 Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil;
 And deliver them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage.
 For verily he took not on him the nature of angels; but he took on him the seed of Abraham.
 Wherefore in all things it behoved him to be made like unto his brethren, that he might be a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the sins of the people.
 For in that he himself hath suffered being tempted, he is able to succour them that are tempted.
 Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently inquired of the wise men.
 Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremy the prophet, saying,
 In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, because they are not.