A (1) Better <02896> is the poor that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse in his lips, and is a fool.
B (2) Also, that the soul be without knowledge, it is not good; and he that hasteth with his feet sinneth.
C (3) The foolishness of man perverteth his way: and his heart <03820> fretteth against Yahweh.
D (4) Wealth maketh many friends; but the poor is separated from his neighbour.
E (5) A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape.
D1 (6) Many will intreat the favour of the prince: and every man is a friend to him that giveth gifts.
C1 (7,8) All the brethren of the poor do hate him: how much more do his friends go far from him? he pursueth them with words, yet they are wanting to him. He that getteth wisdom <03820>
B1(8) loveth his own soul:
A1 (8) he that keepeth understanding shall find good <02896>.