5 Cast but a glance at riches, and they are gone, for they will surely sprout wings and fly off to the sky like an eagle.

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Saying 9

6 Do not eat the food of a begrudging host, do not crave his delicacies;

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7 for he is the kind of person who is always thinking about the cost.a“Eat and drink,” he says to you, but his heart is not with you.

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    • ‰ 23:7 - Or "for as he thinks within himself," / "so he is" ; or "for as he puts on a feast," / "so he is"
      8 You will vomit up the little you have eaten and will have wasted your compliments.

      Saying 10

      9 Do not speak to fools, for they will scorn your prudent words.

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      Saying 11

      10 Do not move an ancient boundary stone or encroach on the fields of the fatherless,

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      11 for their Defender is strong; he will take up their case against you.

      Saying 12

      12 Apply your heart to instruction and your ears to words of knowledge.

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      Saying 13

      13 Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you punish them with the rod, they will not die.

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          14 Punish them with the rod and save them from death.

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          Saying 14

          15 My son, if your heart is wise, then my heart will be glad indeed;

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