If they maintain this honor with humility, they become God's friend and consequently live and die happily, eventually becoming possessors of eternal goods. ...  clear sign that she is good and God-fearing and loves him, and it must please him not a little knowing that she is given to him as ... And even if all the other virtues were in him, this vice seems to have the power to contaminate and waste them.
It is work – i . e . labor and intelligent organization – that creates wealth from God - given resources . ... be accustomed to spend his time usefully , not to waste it in play , idle conversation , and bad company that lead only to profanity in language and ... His strict injunction , under threat of dire punishment , are not only negative , i . e . prohibiting what can be harmful to a pious and God fearing existence .