1Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse in his lips, and is a fool.2
Also, that the soul be without knowledge, it is not good; and he that hasteth with his feetsinneth .
The foolishness of manperverteth his way: and his heartfretteth against the LORD.4Wealthmakethmanyfriends; but the poor is separated from his neighbour.5
A falsewitness shall not be unpunished ,a and he that speakethlies shall not escape .
6Many will intreat the favour of the prince: and every man is a friend to himb that giveth gifts.7
All the brethren of the poor do hate him: how much more do his friends go far from him? he pursueth them with words, yet they are wanting to him.
He that gettethwisdomcloveth his own soul: he that keepethunderstanding shall findgood.9
A falsewitness shall not be unpunished , and he that speakethlies shall perish .
10Delight is not seemly for a fool; much less for a servant to have rule over princes.