6Faithful are the 1wounds of a friend, But adeceitful are the 2kisses of an enemy.
A satedbmancloatheshoney, But to a famisheddmananybitterthing is sweet.
Like a 3bird that wanders from her nest, So is a man who 4wanders from his ehome.
95Oil and perfumemake the heartglad, So a fman'scounsel is sweet to his friend.
Do not forsake your own 6friend or 7your father'sfriend, And do not go to your brother'shouse in the day of your calamity ; Better is a neighbor who is nearthan a brotherfar away.
118Be wise, my son, and make my heartglad, That I may 9reply to him who reproaches me.
A prudentmanseesevil and hides himself, The gnaiveproceed and pay the penalty.
1310Take his garmentwhen he becomessurety for a stranger ; And for an hadulterouswomanhold him in pledge.
1411He who blesses his friend with a loudvoiceearly in the morning, It will be reckoned a curse to him.
A 12constantdripping on a day of steadyrain And a contentiouswoman are alike ;
He who would irestrain her jrestrains the wind, And kgraspsoil with his righthand.
17Ironsharpensiron, So one mansharpensanother .