Hebrew Bible

Proverbs 4:26

23 Guard your heart with all vigilance, for from it are the sources of life. 24 Remove perverse speech from your mouth; keep devious talk far from your lips. 25 Let your eyes look directly in front of you,and let your gaze look straight before you. 26 Make the path for your feet level, so that all your ways may be established. 27 Do not turn to the right or to the left;turn yourself away from evil.

Date: 6th-3rd Centuries B.C.E.
* Dates are based on scholarly estimates
New Testament

Hebrews 12:12

10 For they disciplined us for a little while as seemed good to them, but he does so for our benefit, that we may share his holiness. 11 Now all discipline seems painful at the time, not joyful. But later it produces the fruit of peace and righteousness for those trained by it. 12 Therefore, strengthen your listless hands and your weak knees, 13 and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be put out of joint but be healed. 14 Pursue peace with everyone, and holiness, for without it no one will see the Lord.

Date: 80-90 C.E.
* Dates are based on scholarly estimates