Do not boast about tomorrow, 1for you do not know what a day may bring.
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Let 2another praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips.
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A stone is heavy, and sand is weighty, but 3a fool's provocation is heavier than both.
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Wrath is cruel, anger is overwhelming, but who can stand before 4jealousy?
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5Better is open rebuke than hidden love.
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Faithful are 6the wounds of a friend; profuse are the kisses of an enemy.
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One who is full loathes 7honey, but to one who is hungry everything bitter is sweet.
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Like 8a bird that strays from its nest is a man who strays from his home.
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9Oil and perfume make the heart glad, and the sweetness of a friend comes from his earnest counsel.
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Do not forsake your friend and 10your father's friend, and do not go to your brother's house in the day of your calamity. 11Better is a neighbor who is near than a brother who is far away.
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12Be wise, 13my son, and 14make my heart glad, that I may 15answer him who reproaches me.
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16The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but 17the simple go on and suffer for it.
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18Take a man's garment when he has put up security for a stranger, and hold it in pledge when he puts up security for an adulteress.
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Whoever blesses his neighbor with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, will be counted as cursing.
19A continual dripping on a rainy day and a quarrelsome wife are alike;
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to restrain her is to restrain the wind or to grasp oil in one's right hand.
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Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.
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20Whoever tends a fig tree will eat its fruit, and he who 21guards his master will be honored.
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As in water face reflects face, so the heart of man reflects the man.
22Sheol and Abaddon are 23never satisfied, and 24never satisfied are the eyes of man.
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25The crucible is for silver, and the furnace is for gold, and a man is tested by his praise.
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26Crush a fool in a mortar with a pestle along with crushed grain, yet his folly will not depart from him.
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27Know well the condition of your flocks, and 28give attention to your herds,
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for 29riches do not last forever; and does a crown endure to all generations?
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30When the grass is gone and the new growth appears and the vegetation of the mountains is gathered,
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31the lambs will provide your clothing, and the goats the price of a field.
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32There will be enough goats' milk for your food, for the food of your household and maintenance for your girls.
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[See ver. 26 above]