A (22) Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of Yahweh.
B (23) The poor useth intreaties; but the rich answereth roughly.
C (24) A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.
B1 (1) Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse in his lips, and is a fool.
A1 (2) Also, that the soul be without knowledge, it is not good; and he that hasteth with his feet sinneth.