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Proverbs 27:5-15 (Common English Bible w/ Apocrypha)

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5 A public correction is better than hidden love. 6 Trustworthy are the bruises of a friend; excessive are the kisses of an enemy. 7 Someone who is full refuses honey, but anything bitter tastes sweet to a hungry person. 8 Like a bird wandering from its nest, so is one who wanders from home. 9 Oil and incense make the heart glad, and the sweetness of friends comes from their advice.a 10 Don't desert your friend or a friend of your family; don't go to your relative's house when disaster strikes. Better a neighbor nearby than a relative far away. 11 Be wise, my child, and make my heart glad, so I can answer those who insult me. 12 Prudent people see evil and hide; the simpleminded go right to it and get punished. 13 Take the garment of the person who secures a loan for a stranger; take his pledge for a foreigner. 14 Greeting a neighbor with a loud voice early in the morning will be viewed as a curse. 15 The constant dripping on a rainy day and a contentious woman are alike;
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