A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold.1
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Rich and poor have this in common: The LORD is the Maker of them all.2
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A prudent man sees danger and takes refuge,3 but the simple keep going and suffer for it.4
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Humility and the fear of the LORD bring wealth and honor5 and life.6
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In the paths of the wicked lie thorns and snares,7 but he who guards his soul stays far from them.
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Train8 a child in the way he should go,9 and when he is old he will not turn from it.10
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The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.