For they will drink and forget what is decreed, And 1pervert the arights of all the bafflicted.
6Givestrongdrink to him who is 2perishing, And wine to him c3whose life is bitter.
Let him drink and forget his poverty And remember his troublenomore.
84Open your mouth for the mute, For the drights of all the eunfortunate .
9Open your mouth, 5judgerighteously, And fdefend the 6rights of the afflicted and needy.
An 7excellentwife, who can find ? For her worth is far8abovejewels.
The heart of her husbandtrusts in her, And he will havenolack of gain.
She does him good and not evilAll the days of her life.
She looks for wool and flax And works with her ghandshin delight.
She is like 9merchantships ; She brings her food from afar.
She 10rises also while it is stillnight And 11givesfood to her household And iportions to her maidens.