1 A awise son accepts his father’s discipline,
But a bscoffer does not listen to rebuke.
3 The one who aguards his mouth preserves his life;
But the soul of the diligent is made fat.
5 A righteous man ahates falsehood,
But wickedness subverts the 2sinner.
7 There is one who apretends to be rich, but has nothing;
But the poor hears no rebuke.
But the blamp of the wicked goes out.
10 Through insolence 1comes nothing but strife,
But wisdom is with those who receive counsel.
11 Wealth obtained by 1fraud dwindles,
But the one who gathers 2by labor increases it.
But desire 1fulfilled is a tree of life.
But the one who fears the commandment will be brewarded.
To turn aside from the bsnares of death.
15 aGood understanding produces favor,
But the way of the treacherous is hard.
16 Every aprudent man acts with knowledge,
But a fool 1displays folly.
But aa faithful envoy brings healing.
But he who regards reproof will be honored.
But it is an abomination to fools to turn away from evil.
20 aHe who walks with wise men will be wise,
But the companion of fools will suffer harm.
21 aAdversity pursues sinners,
But the brighteous will be rewarded with prosperity.
And the bwealth of the sinner is stored up for the righteous.
23 aAbundant food is in the fallow ground of the poor,
But 1it is swept away by injustice.
But the stomach of the bwicked is in need.
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