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 thou sittest to eat with a ruler, consider diligently what is before thee:
2.eP Ngh[dg;gphpadhapUe;jhy;> cd; njhz;ilapNy fj;jpia it.
  And put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite.
3.mtDila UrpAs;s gjhh;j;jq;fis ,r;rpahNj@ mitfs; fs;sg;Ngh[dkhNk.
  Be not desirous of his dainties: for they are deceitful meat.
4.IRthpathdhfNtz;Lnkd;W gpuahrg;glhNj@ RaGj;jpiar; rhuhNj.
  Labour not to be rich: cease from thine own wisdom.
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;.
  Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not? for riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven.;fz;zDila Mfhuj;ijg; GrpahNj@ mtDila UrpAs;s gjhh;j;jq;fis ,r;rpahNj.
  Eat thou not the bread of him that hath an evil eye, neither desire thou his dainty meats:
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 thinketh in his heart, so is he: Eat and drink, saith he to thee; but his heart is not with thee.
8.eP Grpj;j Jzpf;ifia the;jp gz;zp> cd; ,dpa nrhw;fis ,oe;J Nghtha;.
  The morsel which thou hast eaten shalt thou vomit up, and lose thy sweet words.
9.%lDila nrtpfs; Nfl;fg;NgrhNj@ mtd; cd; thh;j;ijfspd; Qhdj;ij mrl;ilgz;Zthd;.
  Speak not in the ears of a fool: for he will despise the wisdom of thy words.
10.G+h;t vy;iyf;Fwpia khw;whNj@ jpf;fw;w gps;isfSila epyq;fis mgfhpj;Jf;nfhs;shNj.
  Remove not the old landmark; and enter not into 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 shall plead their cause with thee.; ,Ujaj;ijg; Gj;jpkjpf;Fk;> cd; nrtpfis mwptd; thh;j;ijfSf;Fk; rha;g;ghahf.
  Apply thine heart unto instruction, and thine ears to the words of knowledge.
13.gps;isia jz;bahky; tplhNj@ mtidg; gpuk;gpdhy; mbj;jhy; mtd; rhfhd;.
  Withhold not correction from the child: for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die.
14.eP gpuk;gpdhy; mtid mbf;fpwjpdhy; ghjhsj;Jf;F mtd; Mj;Jkhitj; jg;Gtpg;ghNa.
  Thou shalt beat him with the rod, and shalt deliver his soul from hell.
15.vd; kfNd> cd; ,Ujak; QhdKs;sjhapUe;jhy;> vd;dpNy vd; ,Ujak; kfpOk;.
  My son, if thine heart be wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine.; cjLfs; nrk;ikahditfisg; Ngrpdhy;> vd; cs;spe;jphpaq;fs; kfpOk;.
  Yea, my reins shall rejoice, when thy lips speak right things.; kdijg; ghtpfs;Nky; nghwhiknfhs;s tplhNj@ eP ehNlhWk; fh;j;jiug gw;Wk; gaj;NjhbU.
  Let not thine heart envy sinners: but be thou in the fear of the LORD all the day long.
18.epr;rakhfNt KbT cz;L@ cd; ek;gpf;if tPz;NghfhJ.
  For surely there is an end; and thine expectation shall not be cut off.
19.vd; kfNd> eP nrtpnfhLj;J Qhdkile;J> cd; ,Ujaj;ij ey;topapNy elj;J.
  Hear thou, my son, and be wise, and guide thine heart in the way.
20.kJghdg;gphpaiuAk; khk;rg;ngUe;jPdpf;fhuiuAk; NruhNj.
  Be not among winebibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh:
21.FbaDk; Ngh[dg;gphpaDk; jhpj;jpuuhthh;fs;@ J}f;fk; fe;ijfis cLj;Jtpf;Fk;.
  For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.;idg; ngw;w jfg;gDf;Fr; nrtpnfhL;@ cd; jha; taJnrd;wtshFk;NghJ mtis mrl;il gz;zhNj.
  Hearken unto thy father that begat thee, and despise not thy 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 sell it not; 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 shall greatly rejoice: and he that begetteth a wise child shall have joy of him.; jfg;gDk; cd; jhAk; re;Njh\g;gLthh;fs;@ cd;idg;ngw;wts; kfpOths;.
  Thy father and thy mother shall be glad, and she that bare thee shall rejoice.
26.vd; kfNd> cd; ,Ujaj;ij vdf;Fj; jh@ cd; fz;fs; vd; topfis Nehf;Ftjhf.
  My son, give me thine heart, and let thine eyes observe my ways.
27.Ntrp Mokhd gLFop@ gu];jph;P ,Lf;fkhd fpzW.
  For a whore is a deep ditch; and a strange woman is a narrow pit.
28.mts; nfhs;isf;fhuidg;Nghy; gjptpUe;J> kD\Uf;Fs;Ns ghjfiug; ngUfg;gz;Zfpwhs;.
  She also lieth in wait as for a prey, and increaseth the transgressors 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 hath woe? who hath sorrow? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause? who hath redness of eyes?
30.kJghdk; ,Uf;Fk; ,lj;jpNy jq;fpj; jhpg;gth;fSf;Fk;> fyg;Gs;s rhuhaj;ij ehLfpwth;fSf;Fe;jhNd .
  They that tarry long at the wine; they that go to seek mixed wine.
31.kJghdk; ,uj;jtUzkhapUe;J> ghj;jpuj;jpy; gsgsg;gha;j; Njhd;Wk;NghJ> eP mijg; ghuhNj@ mJ nkJtha; ,wq;Fk;.
  Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth his colour in the cup, when it moveth itself aright.
32.KbtpNy mJ ghk;igg;Nghy; fbf;Fk;> tphpaidg;Nghy; jPz;Lk;.
  At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.; fz;fs; gu];jph;Pfis Nehf;Fk;@ cd; cs;sk; jhWkhwhditfisg; NgRk;.
  Thine eyes shall behold strange women, and thine heart shall utter perverse things.
34.eP eLf;flypNy radpj;jpUf;fpwtidg;NghYk;> gha;kuj;jl;bNy gLj;jpUf;fpwtidg;NghYk; ,Ug;gha;.
  Yea, thou shalt be as he that lieth down in the midst of the sea, or as he that lieth upon the top of a mast.
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 stricken me, shalt thou say, and I was not sick; they have beaten me, and I felt it not: when shall I awake? I will seek it yet again.