Proverbs - 17

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1.rz;ilNahL$ba tPLepiwe;j nfhOikahd gjhh;j;jq;fisg;ghh;f;fpYk;> mkhpf;ifNahNl rhg;gpLk; ntWk; Jzpf;ifNa eyk;.
 [17:1] A meal of bread and water in contented peace is better than a banquet spiced with quarrels.
2.Gj;jpAs;s Ntiyf;fhud; ,yr;irAz;lhf;Ffpw Gj;jpuid Mz;L> rNfhjuUf;Fs;s Rje;juj;jpy; gq;filthd;.
 [2] A wise servant takes charge of an unruly child and is honored as one of the family.
3.nts;spiaf; FifAk;> nghd;idg; GlKk; Nrhjpf;Fk;@ ,Ujaq;fisr; Nrhjpf;fpwtNuh fh;j;jh;.
 [3] As silver in a crucible and gold in a pan, so our lives are assayed by God.
4.J\;ld; mf;fpuk cjLfs; nrhy;tij cw;Wf;Nfl;fpwhd;@ ngha;ad; NfLs;s ehTf;Fr; nrtpnfhLf;fpwhd;.
 [4] Evil people relish malicious conversation; the ears of liars itch for dirty gossip.
5.Vioiag; ghpahrk;gz;Zfpwtd; mtid cz;lhf;fpdtiu epe;jpf;fpwhd;@ Mgj;ijf;Fwpj;Jf; fspf;fpwtd; jz;lidf;Fj; jg;ghd;.
 [5] Whoever mocks poor people, insults their Creator; gloating over misfortune is a punishable crime.
6.gps;isfspd; gps;isfs; KjpNahUf;Ff; fph;Plk;@ gps;isfspd; Nkd;ik mth;fs; gpjhf;fNs.
 [6] Old people are distinguished by grandchildren; children take pride in their parents.
7.Nkd;ikahditfisg; NgRk; cjL %lDf;Fj; jfhJ@ ngha; NgRk; cjL gpuGTf;F vt;tsNtDk; jfhJ.
 [7] We don't expect eloquence from fools, nor do we expect lies from our leaders.
8.ghpjhdk; thq;Ffpwth;fspd; ghh;itf;F mJ ,uj;jpdk;NghypUf;Fk;@ mJ Nehf;Fk; jpirnay;yhk; fhhpak; tha;f;Fk;.
 [8] Receiving a gift is like getting a rare gemstone; any way you look at it, you see beauty refracted.
9.Fw;wj;ij %Lfpwtd; rpNefj;ij ehLfpwhd;@ Nfl;lijr;nrhy;Yfpwtd; gpuhzrpNefpjiuAk; gphpj;JtpLfpwhd;.
 [9] Overlook an offense and bond a friendship; fasten on to a slight and-good-bye, friend!
10.%lid E}wb mbg;gijg;ghh;f;fpYk;;> Gj;jpkhid thapdhy; fz;bg;gNj mjpfkha; ciwf;Fk;.
 [10] A quiet rebuke to a person of good sense does more than a whack on the head of a fool.
11.J\;ld; fyfj;ijNa NjLfpwhd;@ F&uJ}jd; mtDf;F tpNuhjkhf mDg;gg;gLthd;.
 [11] Criminals out looking for nothing but trouble won't have to wait long-they'll meet it coming and going!
12.jd; kjpNfl;by; jphpAk; kjpaPdDf;F vjph;g;gLtijg;ghh;f;fpYk;> Fl;bfisg; gwpnfhLj;j fubf;F vjph;g;gLtJ thrp.
 [12] Better to meet a grizzly robbed of her cubs than a fool hellbent on folly.
13.ed;ikf;Fj; jPiknra;fpwtd; vtNdh> mtd; tPl;iltpl;Lj; jPik ePq;fhJ.
 [13] Those who return evil for good will meet their own evil returning.
14.rz;ilapd; Muk;gk; kjifj;jpwe;JtpLfpwJNghypUf;Fk;@ Mjyhy; tpthjk; vOk;GKd; mij tpl;LtpL.
 [14] The start of a quarrel is like a leak in a dam, so stop it before it bursts.
15.Jd;khh;f;fid ePjpkhdhf;FfpwtDk;> ePjpkhidf; Fw;wthspahf;FfpwtDkhfpw ,t;tpUtUk; fh;;j;jUf;F mUtUg;ghdth;fs;.
 [15] Whitewashing bad people and throwing mud on good people are equally abhorrent to God.
16.Qhdj;ijf; nfhs;Sk;gb %ld; ifapNy nuhf;fk; vd;dj;jpw;F? mjpd;Nky; mtDf;F kdkpy;iyNa.
 [16] What's this? Fools out shopping for wisdom! They wouldn't recognize it if they saw it!
17.rpNefpjd; vy;yhf; fhyj;jpYk; rpNefpg;ghd;@ ,Lf;fzpy; cjtNt rNfhjud; gpwe;jpUf;fpwhd;.
 [17] Friends love through all kinds of weather, and families stick together in all kinds of trouble.
18.Gj;jpaPdd; jd; rpNefpjDf;F Kd;ghff; ifabj;Jf;nfhLj;Jg; gpizg;gLfpwhd;.
 [18] It's stupid to try to get something for nothing, or run up huge bills you can never pay.
19.thJg;gphpad; ghjfg;gphpad;@ jd; thriy cah;j;jpf; fl;Lfpwtd; mopit ehLfpwhd;.
 [19] The person who courts sin, marries trouble; build a wall, invite a burglar.
20.khWghlhd ,UjaKs;std; ed;ikiaf; fz;liltjpy;iy@ Gul;L ehTs;std; jPikapy; tpOthd;.
 [20] A bad motive can't achieve a good end; double-talk brings you double trouble.
21.%lGj;jpuidg; ngWfpwtd; jdf;Fr; rQ;ryKz;lhf mtidg; ngWfpwhd;;;;@ kjpaPdDila jfg;gDf;F kfpo;r;rpapy;iy.
 [21] Having a fool for a child is misery; it's no fun being the parent of a dolt.
22.kdkfpo;r;rp ey;y xs\jk;@ Kwpe;j MtpNah vYk;Gfis cyug;gz;Zk;.
 [22] A cheerful disposition is good for your health; gloom and doom leave you bone-tired.
23.Jd;khh;f;fd;> ePjpapd; topiag; Gul;l> kbapYs;s ghpjhdj;ij thq;Ffpwhd;.
 [23] The wicked take bribes under the table; they show nothing but contempt for justice.
24.Qhdk; Gj;jpkhDf;F Kd;ghf ,Uf;Fk;@ %lDila fz;fNsh G+kpapd; filahe;juq;fspy; nry;Yk;.
 [24] The perceptive find wisdom in their own front yard; fools look for it everywhere but right here.
25.%lGj;jpud; jd; gpjhTf;Fr; rypg;Gk;> jd;idg; ngw;wth;fSf;Ff; frg;Gkhdtd;.
 [25] A surly, stupid child is sheer pain to a father, a bitter pill for a mother to swallow.
26.ePjpkhidj; jz;lk;gpbf;fpwJk;> epahaQ;nra;fpwtidg; gpuGf;fs; mbf;fpwJk; jFjpay;y.
 [26] It's wrong to penalize good behavior, or make good citizens pay for the crimes of others.
27.mwpthsp jd; thh;j;ijfis mlf;Ffpwhd;@ tpNtfp Fsph;e;j kdKs;std;.
 [27] The one who knows much says little; an understanding person remains calm.
28.NgrhjpUe;jhy; %lDk; Qhdthd; vd;W vz;zg;gLthd;@ jd; cjLfis %Lfpwtd; Gj;jpkhd; vd;W vz;zg;gLthd;.
 [28] Even dunces who keep quiet are thought to be wise; as long as they keep their mouths shut, they're smart.