A good name is to be chosen over great wealth; favor is better than silver and gold.a2
The rich and the poor have this in common:b the Lord made them both.cd3
A sensible person sees danger and takes cover, but the inexperienced keep going and are punished.e4
The result of humility is fear of the Lord, along with wealth, honor, and life.f5
There are thorns and snares on the path of the crooked;g the one who guards himself stays far from them.
Teach a youth about the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.
The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is a slave to the lender.h