My child, if you have given your pledge to your neighbor, if you have bound yourself to another,
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you are snared by the utterance of your lips, caught by the words of your mouth.
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So do this, my child, and save yourself, for you have come into your neighbor's power: go, hurry, and plead with your neighbor.
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Give your eyes no sleep and your eyelids no slumber;
save yourself like a gazelle from the hunter, like a bird from the hand of the fowler.
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Go to the ant, you lazybones; consider its ways, and be wise.