1Do not boast about tomorrow, For you 2do not know what a day may bring forth.
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Let 3another praise you, and not your own mouth; A stranger, and not your own lips.
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A stone is heavy and the sand weighty, But the provocation of a fool is heavier than both of them.
Wrath is fierce and anger is a flood, But 4who can stand before jealousy?
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Better is 5open rebuke Than love that is concealed.
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Faithful are the 6wounds of a friend, But deceitful are the 7kisses of an enemy.
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A sated man loathes honey, But to a famished man any bitter thing is sweet.
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Like a 8bird that wanders from her nest, So is a man who 9wanders from his home.
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10Oil and perfume make the heart glad, So a man's counsel is sweet to his friend.
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Do not forsake your own 11friend or 12your father's friend, And do not go to your brother's house in the day of your calamity; Better is a neighbor who is near than a brother far away.
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13Be wise, my son, and make my heart glad, That I may 14reply to him who reproaches me.
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A prudent man sees evil and hides himself, The naive proceed and pay the penalty.
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15Take his garment when he becomes surety for a stranger; And for an adulterous woman hold him in pledge.
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16He who blesses his friend with a loud voice early in the morning, It will be reckoned a curse to him.
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A 17constant dripping on a day of steady rain And a contentious woman are alike;
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He who would restrain her restrains the wind, And grasps oil with his right hand.
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Iron sharpens iron, So one man sharpens another .
He who tends the 18fig tree will eat its fruit, And he who 19cares for his master will be honored.
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As in water face reflects face, So the heart of man reflects man.
20Sheol and Abaddon are 21never satisfied, Nor are the 22eyes of man ever satisfied.
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The 23crucible is for silver and the furnace for gold, And each 24is tested by the praise accorded him.
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Though you 25pound a fool in a mortar with a pestle along with crushed grain, Yet his foolishness will not depart from him.
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26Know well the condition of your flocks, And pay attention to your herds;
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For riches are not forever, Nor does a 27crown endure to all generations.
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When the grass disappears, the new growth is seen, And the herbs of the mountains are 28gathered in,
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The lambs will be for your clothing, And the goats will bring the price of a field,
And there will be goats' milk enough for your food, For the food of your household, And sustenance for your maidens.