These are more sayings of the wise: To have respect for a person's position when judging is not good.
He who says to the evil-doer, You are upright, will be cursed by peoples and hated by nations.
But those who say sharp words to him will have delight, and a blessing of good will come on them.
He gives a kiss with his lips who gives a right answer.
Put your work in order outside, and make it ready in the field; and after that, see to the building of your house.
Do not be a violent witness against your neighbour, or let your lips say what is false.
Say not, I will do to him as he has done to me; I will give the man the reward of his work.
I went by the field of the hater of work, and by the vine-garden of the man without sense;
And it was all full of thorns, and covered with waste plants, and its stone wall was broken down.
Then looking at it, I gave thought: I saw, and I got teaching from it.
A little sleep, a little rest, a little folding of the hands in sleep:
So loss will come on you like an outlaw, and your need like an armed man.