61Train up a childain the way he should go, Evenwhen he is old he will not depart from it.
The 2richrules over the poor, And the borrower becomes the lender'sslave.
He who 3sowsiniquity will reapvanity, And the 4rod of his fury will perish.
He who bis 5generous will be blessed, For he 6givessome of his food to the poor.
107Drive out the scoffer, and contention will go out, Even strife and dishonor will cease.
He who loves8purity of heart And cwhose speech is 9gracious, the king is his friend.
The eyes of the LORDpreserveknowledge, But He overthrows the words of the treacherous man.
The 10sluggardsays, "There is a lionoutside; I will be killed in the streets!"
The mouth of d11an adulteress is a deeppit; He who is 12cursed of the LORD will falleinto it.
15Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child; The 13rod of discipline will remove it far from him.
He 14who oppresses the poor to makefmore for himself Or who gives to the rich, 15will only come to poverty.