And causeth him to sit among princes.
(b) 11:2–13. Warnings against hasty judgements
8 mAnswer not a word before thou hear,
So that many may marvel at himc.
(c) 11:14–28. All things are in the hands of God
Come from Jahveh:
Come from Jahveh.
And His good pleasure is ever successful.
19 kWhat time he saith: ‘I have found rest,
At the end to requite a man according to his deedsg.
28 jPronounce no man happy before his death;
(d) 11:29–34. Beware of intercourse with strangers and bad characters
34 vLet a stranger dwell with thee and he will estrange thy way of life,
And alienate thee from thine own housev.
(e) 12:1–7. Against indiscriminate benevolence
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