Proverbs - 22

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1.jpushd IRthpaj;ijg;ghh;f;fpYk; ew;fPh;j;jpNa njhpe;Jnfhs;sg;glj;jf;fJ@ nghd; nts;spiag;ghh;f;fpYk; jiaNa eyk;.
 A [good] name is rather to be chosen than great riches; loving favour rather than silver and gold.
2.IRthpathDk; jhpj;jpuDk; xUtiunahUth; re;jpf;fpwhh;fs;@ mth;fs; midtiuAk; cz;lhf;fpdth; fh;j;jh;.
 The rich and poor meet together; Jehovah is the maker of them all.
3.tpNtfp Mgj;ijf; fz;L kiwe;J nfhs;Sfpwhd;@ Ngijfs; neLfg;Ngha;j; jz;bf;fg;gLfpwhh;fs;.
 A prudent [man] seeth the evil, and hideth himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.
4.jho;ikf;Fk; fh;j;jUf;Fg; gag;gLjYf;Fk; tUk; gyd; IRthpaKk; kfpikAk; [PtDkhk;.
 The reward of humility [and] the fear of Jehovah is riches, and honour, and life.
5.khWghLs;stDila topapNy Ks;SfSk; fz;zpfSKz;L@ jd; Mj;Jkhitf; fhf;fpwtd; mitfSf;Fj; J}ukha; tpyfpg;Nghthd;.
 Thorns [and] snares are in the way of the perverse: he that keepeth his soul holdeth himself far from them.
6.gps;isahdtd; elf;fNtz;ba topapNy mtid elj;J@ mtd; Kjph;tajpYk; mij tplhjpUg;ghd;.
 Train up the child according to the tenor of his way, and when he is old he will not depart from it.
7.IRthpathd; jhpj;jpuid MSfpwhd;@ fld;thq;fpdtd; fld;nfhLj;jtDf;F mbik.
 The rich ruleth over the poor; and the borrower is servant to the lender.
8.mepahaj;ij tpijf;fpwtd; tUj;jj;ij mWg;ghd;@ mtd; cf;fpuj;jpd;kpyhW xopAk;.
 He that soweth unrighteousness shall reap iniquity, and the rod of his wrath shall have an end.
9.fUizf;fz;zd; MrPh;tjpf;fg;gLthd;@ mtd; jd; Mfhuj;jpy; jhpj;jpuDf;Ff; nfhLf;fpwhd;.
 He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed, for he giveth of his bread to the poor.
10.ghpahrf;fhuidj; Juj;jptpL@ mg;nghOJ thJ ePq;Fk;> tpNuhjKk; mtkhdKk; xopAk;.
 Cast out the scorner, and contention will depart, and strife and ignominy shall cease.
11.Rj;j ,Ujaj;ij tpUk;GfpwtDila cjLfs; ,dpikahditfs;@ uh[h mtDf;Fr; rpNefpjdhthd;.
 He that loveth pureness of heart, upon whose lips is grace, the king is his friend.
12.fh;j;jUila fz;fs; Qhdj;ijf; fhf;Fk;. JNuhfpfspd; thh;j;ijfisNah mth; jhWkhwhf;Ffpwhh;.
 The eyes of Jehovah preserve knowledge; but he overthroweth the words of the unfaithful.
13.ntspapNy rpq;fk;> tPjpapNy nfhiyAz;Ngd; vd;W Nrhk;Ngwp nrhy;Ythd;.
 The sluggard saith, There is a lion without, I shall be killed in the streets!
14.gu];jph;Pfspd; tha; Mokhd gLFop@ fh;j;jUila Nfhgj;jpw;F VJthdtd; mjpNy tpOthd;.
 The mouth of strange women is a deep ditch: he with whom Jehovah is displeased shall fall therein.
15.gps;isapd; neQ;rpy; kjpaPdk; xl;bapUf;Fk;@ mijj; jz;lidapd; gpuk;G mtidtpl;L mfw;Wk;.
 Folly is bound in the heart of a child; the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.
16.jdf;F mjpfk; cz;lhfj; jhpj;jpuid xLf;Ffpwtd; jdf;Fj; Fiwr;rYz;lhfNt IRthpathDf;Ff; nfhLg;ghd;.
 He that oppresseth the poor, it is to enrich him; he that giveth to the rich, [bringeth] only to want.
17.cd; nrtpiar; rha;j;J> QhdpfSila thh;j;ijfisf; Nfl;L> vd; Nghjfj;ij cd; ,Ujaj;jpy; it.
 Incline thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply thy heart unto my knowledge.
18.mitfis cd; cs;sj;jpy; fhj;J> mitfis cd; cjLfspd; epiyj;jpUf;fg;gz;Zk;NghJ> mJ ,d;gkhapUf;Fk;.
 For it is a pleasant thing if thou keep them within thee: they shall be together fitted on thy lips.
19.cd; ek;gpf;if fh;j;jh;Nky; ,Uf;Fk;gb> ,d;iwajpdk; mitfis cdf;Fj; njhpag;gLj;JfpNwd;.
 That thy confidence may be in Jehovah, I have made [them] known to thee this day, even to thee.
20.rj;jpa thh;j;ijfspd; ajhh;j;jj;ij ehd; cdf;Fj; njhptpf;Fk;gbf;Fk;> eP cd;id mDg;gpdth;fSf;Fr; rj;jpa thh;j;ijfis kWnkhopahfr; nrhy;Yk;gbf;Fk;>
 Have not I written to thee excellent things, in counsels and knowledge,
21.MNyhridiaAk; Qhdj;ijAk; gw;wp ehd; cdf;F Kf;fpakhditfis vOjtpy;iyah?
 that I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth; that thou mightest carry back words of truth to them that send thee?
22.VioahapUf;fpwhd; vd;W Vioiaf; nfhs;isaplhNj@ rpWikahdtid epaha];jyj;jpy; cgj;jputg;gLj;jhNj.
 Rob not the poor, because he is poor, neither oppress the afflicted in the gate;
23.fh;j;jh; mth;fSf;fhf tof;fhb> mth;fisf; nfhs;isapLfpwth;fSila gpuhzidf; nfhs;isapLthh;.
 for Jehovah will plead their cause, and despoil the soul of those that despoil them.
24.Nfhgf;fhuDf;Fj; NjhodhfhNj@ cf;fpuKs;s kD\NdhNl elthNj.
 Make no friendship with an angry man, and go not with a furious man;
25.mg;gbr; nra;jhy; eP mtDila topfisf; fw;Wf;nfhz;L> cd; Mj;JkhTf;Ff; fz;zpia tUtpg;gha;.
 lest thou learn his paths, and get a snare to thy soul.
26.ifabj;J cld;gl;L> flDf;fhfg; gpizg;gLfpwth;fspy; xUtdhfhNj.
 Be not of them that strike hands, of them that are sureties for debts:
27.nrYj;j cdf;F xd;Wkpy;yhjpUe;jhy;> eP gLj;jpUf;Fk; gLf;ifiaAk; mtd; vLj;Jf;nfhs;sNtz;bajhFNk.
 if thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee?
28.cd; gpjhf;fs; ehl;bd G+h;t vy;iyf;Fwpia khw;whNj.
 Remove not the ancient landmark which thy fathers have set.
29.jd; Ntiyapy; [hf;fpuijahapUf;fpwtid eP fz;lhy;> mtd; ePrUf;F Kd;ghf epy;yhky;> uh[hf;fSf;F Kd;ghf epw;ghd;.
 Hast thou seen a man diligent in his work? He shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before the mean.