23 Gain your neighbors' trust while they are poor, so that when they are prosperous, you will be filled along with them. In a time of distress remain with them so that when they inherit, you will be a joint heir.

References for Sirach 22:23

    • c 22:23 - LXXb adds <i>One shouldn’t always despise appearances, nor are the rich admirable when they have no sense.</i>