There isgold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of knowledge are a preciousjewel.16Take his garment that is surety for a stranger : and take a pledge of him for a strange woman.17Bread of deceita is sweet to a man; but afterwards his mouth shall be filled with gravel.18
Every purpose is established by counsel: and with good advicemakewar.19
He that goeth about as a talebearerrevealethsecrets: therefore meddle not with him that flatterethb with his lips.20
Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lampc shall be put out in obscuredarkness.21
An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning; but the end thereof shall not be blessed .
22Say not thou, I will recompenseevil; but wait on the LORD, and he shall save thee.
Divers weightsare an abomination unto the LORD; and a falsedbalance is not good.24Man'sgoings are of the LORD; how can a man then understand his own way?25
It is a snare to the man who devoureth that which is holy, and aftervows to make enquiry .