1 A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold.
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2 Rich and poor have this in common: The LORD is the Maker of them all.
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3 The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and pay the penalty.
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4 Humility is the fear of the LORD; its wages are riches and honor and life.
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5 In the paths of the wicked are snares and pitfalls, but those who would preserve their life stay far from them.
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6 Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.
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