||Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy
neck; write them upon the table of thine heart:
||So shalt thou find favour and good understanding in the
sight of God and man.
||Honour the LORD with thy substance, and with the
firstfruits of all thine increase:
||So shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses
shall burst out with new wine.
||A man shall not be established by wickedness: but the
root of the righteous shall not be moved.
||A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causeth
shame, and shall have part of the inheritance among the
||A man's gift maketh room for him, and bringeth him before
||The fear of the LORD tendeth to life: and he that hath it
shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.
||Through wisdom is an house builded; and by understanding
it is established:
||And by knowledge shall the chambers be filled with all
precious and pleasant riches.
||Whoso keepeth the fig tree shall eat the fruit thereof:
so he that waiteth on his master shall be honoured.
||Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and
look well to thy herds.
||He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread: but
he that followeth after vain persons shall have poverty enough.