Proverbs - 23

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1.eP xU mjpgjpNahNl Ngh[dk; gz;z cl;fhh;e;jhy;> cdf;F Kd;ghf ,Uf;fpwij ed;wha;f; ftdpj;Jg;ghh;.
 When you sit down to eat with a ruler, Consider carefully what is before you;
2.eP Ngh[dg;gphpadhapUe;jhy;> cd; njhz;ilapNy fj;jpia it.
 And put a knife to your throat If you are a man given to appetite.
3.mtDila UrpAs;s gjhh;j;jq;fis ,r;rpahNj@ mitfs; fs;sg;Ngh[dkhNk.
 Do not desire his delicacies, For they are deceptive food.
4.IRthpathdhfNtz;Lnkd;W gpuahrg;glhNj@ RaGj;jpiar; rhuhNj.
 Do not overwork to be rich; Because of your own understanding, cease!
5.,y;yhkw;NghFk; nghUs;Nky; cd; fz;fisg; gwf;ftpLthNdd;? mJ fOifg;Nghyr; rpwFfisj; jdf;F cz;Lgz;zpf;nfhz;L> Mfhakhh;f;fkha;g; gwe;JNghk;.
 Will you set your eyes on that which is not? For riches certainly make themselves wings; They fly away like an eagle toward heaven.
6.td;fz;zDila Mfhuj;ijg; GrpahNj@ mtDila UrpAs;s gjhh;j;jq;fis ,r;rpahNj.
 Do not eat the bread of a miser, Nor desire his delicacies;
7.mtd; ,Ujaj;jpd; epidT vg;gbNah> mg;gbNa mtd; ,Uf;fpwhd;@ GrpAk;> ghdk;gz;Zk; vd;W mtd; cd;NdhNl nrhd;dhYk;> mtd; ,Ujak; cd;NdhNl ,uhJ.
 For as he thinks in his heart, so is he. "Eat and drink!" he says to you, But his heart is not with you.
8.eP Grpj;j Jzpf;ifia the;jp gz;zp> cd; ,dpa nrhw;fis ,oe;J Nghtha;.
 The morsel you have eaten, you will vomit up, And waste your pleasant words.
9.%lDila nrtpfs; Nfl;fg;NgrhNj@ mtd; cd; thh;j;ijfspd; Qhdj;ij mrl;ilgz;Zthd;.
 Do not speak in the hearing of a fool, For he will despise the wisdom of your words.
10.G+h;t vy;iyf;Fwpia khw;whNj@ jpf;fw;w gps;isfSila epyq;fis mgfhpj;Jf;nfhs;shNj.
 Do not remove the ancient landmark, Nor enter the fields of the fatherless;
11.mth;fSila kPl;gh; ty;yth;@ mth; cd;DlNd mth;fSf;fhf tof;fhLthh;.
 For their Redeemer is mighty; He will plead their cause against you.
12.cd; ,Ujaj;ijg; Gj;jpkjpf;Fk;> cd; nrtpfis mwptd; thh;j;ijfSf;Fk; rha;g;ghahf.
 Apply your heart to instruction, And your ears to words of knowledge.
13.gps;isia jz;bahky; tplhNj@ mtidg; gpuk;gpdhy; mbj;jhy; mtd; rhfhd;.
 Do not withhold correction from a child, For if you beat him with a rod, he will not die.
14.eP gpuk;gpdhy; mtid mbf;fpwjpdhy; ghjhsj;Jf;F mtd; Mj;Jkhitj; jg;Gtpg;ghNa.
 You shall beat him with a rod, And deliver his soul from hell.
15.vd; kfNd> cd; ,Ujak; QhdKs;sjhapUe;jhy;> vd;dpNy vd; ,Ujak; kfpOk;.
 My son, if your heart is wise, My heart will rejoice--indeed, I myself;
16.cd; cjLfs; nrk;ikahditfisg; Ngrpdhy;> vd; cs;spe;jphpaq;fs; kfpOk;.
 Yes, my inmost being will rejoice When your lips speak right things.
17.cd; kdijg; ghtpfs;Nky; nghwhiknfhs;s tplhNj@ eP ehNlhWk; fh;j;jiug gw;Wk; gaj;NjhbU.
 Do not let your heart envy sinners, But be zealous for the fear of the LORD all the day;
18.epr;rakhfNt KbT cz;L@ cd; ek;gpf;if tPz;NghfhJ.
 For surely there is a hereafter, And your hope will not be cut off.
19.vd; kfNd> eP nrtpnfhLj;J Qhdkile;J> cd; ,Ujaj;ij ey;topapNy elj;J.
 Hear, my son, and be wise; And guide your heart in the way.
20.kJghdg;gphpaiuAk; khk;rg;ngUe;jPdpf;fhuiuAk; NruhNj.
 Do not mix with winebibbers, Or with gluttonous eaters of meat;
21.FbaDk; Ngh[dg;gphpaDk; jhpj;jpuuhthh;fs;@ J}f;fk; fe;ijfis cLj;Jtpf;Fk;.
 For the drunkard and the glutton will come to poverty, And drowsiness will clothe a man with rags.
22.cd;idg; ngw;w jfg;gDf;Fr; nrtpnfhL;@ cd; jha; taJnrd;wtshFk;NghJ mtis mrl;il gz;zhNj.
 Listen to your father who begot you, And do not despise your mother when she is old.
23.rj;jpaj;ij thq;F> mij tpw;fhNj@ mg;gbNa Qhdj;ijAk; cgNjrj;ijAk; Gj;jpiaAk; thq;F.
 Buy the truth, and do not sell it, Also wisdom and instruction and understanding.
24.ePjpkhDila jfg;gd; kpfTk; fsp$Uthd;@ QhdKs;s gps;isiag; ngw;wtd; mtdhy; kfpOthd;.
 The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice, And he who begets a wise child will delight in him.
25.cd; jfg;gDk; cd; jhAk; re;Njh\g;gLthh;fs;@ cd;idg;ngw;wts; kfpOths;.
 Let your father and your mother be glad, And let her who bore you rejoice.
26.vd; kfNd> cd; ,Ujaj;ij vdf;Fj; jh@ cd; fz;fs; vd; topfis Nehf;Ftjhf.
 My son, give me your heart, And let your eyes observe my ways.
27.Ntrp Mokhd gLFop@ gu];jph;P ,Lf;fkhd fpzW.
 For a harlot is a deep pit, And a seductress is a narrow well.
28.mts; nfhs;isf;fhuidg;Nghy; gjptpUe;J> kD\Uf;Fs;Ns ghjfiug; ngUfg;gz;Zfpwhs;.
 She also lies in wait as for a victim, And increases the unfaithful among men.
29.INah! ahUf;F Ntjid? ahUf;Fj; Jf;fk;? ahUf;Fr; rz;ilfs;? ahUf;Fg; Gyk;gy;? ahUf;Ff; fhuzkpy;yhj fhaq;fs;? ahUf;F ,uj;jq;fyq;fpd fz;fs;?
 Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has contentions? Who has complaints? Who has wounds without cause? Who has redness of eyes?
30.kJghdk; ,Uf;Fk; ,lj;jpNy jq;fpj; jhpg;gth;fSf;Fk;> fyg;Gs;s rhuhaj;ij ehLfpwth;fSf;Fe;jhNd .
 Those who linger long at the wine, Those who go in search of mixed wine.
31.kJghdk; ,uj;jtUzkhapUe;J> ghj;jpuj;jpy; gsgsg;gha;j; Njhd;Wk;NghJ> eP mijg; ghuhNj@ mJ nkJtha; ,wq;Fk;.
 Do not look on the wine when it is red, When it sparkles in the cup, When it swirls around smoothly;
32.KbtpNy mJ ghk;igg;Nghy; fbf;Fk;> tphpaidg;Nghy; jPz;Lk;.
 At the last it bites like a serpent, And stings like a viper.
33.cd; fz;fs; gu];jph;Pfis Nehf;Fk;@ cd; cs;sk; jhWkhwhditfisg; NgRk;.
 Your eyes will see strange things, And your heart will utter perverse things.
34.eP eLf;flypNy radpj;jpUf;fpwtidg;NghYk;> gha;kuj;jl;bNy gLj;jpUf;fpwtidg;NghYk; ,Ug;gha;.
 Yes, you will be like one who lies down in the midst of the sea, Or like one who lies at the top of the mast, saying:
35.vd;id mbj;jhh;fs;> vdf;F Nehftpy;iy@ vd;id miwe;jhh;fs; vdf;Fr; Ruizapy;iy@ ehd; mijg; gpd;Dk; njhlh;e;J Njl vg;nghOJ tpopg;Ngd; vd;gha;.
 "They have struck me, but I was not hurt; They have beaten me, but I did not feel it. When shall I awake, that I may seek another drink?