Proverbs - 4

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1.gps;isfNs> ePq;fs; jfg;gd; Nghjfj;ijf; Nfl;L> Gj;jpia milAk;gb ftdpAq;fs;.
 1 My children, listen to me. Listen to your father's instruction. Pay attention and grow wise,
2.ehd; cq;fSf;F ew;Nghjfj;ijj; jUfpNwd;@ vd; cgNjrj;ij tplhjpUq;fs;.
 2 for I am giving you good guidance. Don't turn away from my teaching.
3.ehd; vd; jfg;gDf;Fg; gphpakhd FkhuDk;> vd; jha;f;F kpfTk; mUikahd xNu gps;isAkhdtd;.
 3 For I, too, was once my father's son, tenderly loved by my mother as an only child.
4.mth; vdf;Fg; Nghjpj;Jr; nrhd;dJ: cd; ,Ujak; vd; thh;j;ijfisf; fhj;Jf;nfhs;sf;fltJ@ vd; fl;lisfisf; iff;nfhs;> mg;nghOJ gpiog;gha;.
 4 My father told me, "Take my words to heart. Follow my instructions and you will live.
5.Qhdj;ijr; rk;ghjp> Gj;jpiaAk; rk;ghjp@ vd; thapd; thh;j;ijfis kwthkYk; tpl;L tpyfhkYk; ,U.
 5 Learn to be wise, and develop good judgment. Don't forget or turn away from my words.
6.mij tplhNj> mJ cd;idj; jw;fhf;Fk;@ mjpd;Nky; gphpakhapU> mJ cd;idf; fhj;Jf;nfhs;Sk;.
 6 Don't turn your back on wisdom, for she will protect you. Love her, and she will guard you.
7.QhdNk Kf;fpak;> Qhdj;ijr; rk;ghjp@ vd;dj;ijr; rk;ghjpj;jhYk; Gj;jpiar; rk;ghjpj;Jf;nfhs;.
 7 Getting wisdom is the most important thing you can do! And whatever else you do, get good judgment.
8.eP mij Nkd;ikg;gLj;J> mJ cd;id Nkd;ikg;gLj;Jk;@ eP mijj; jOtpf;nfhz;lhy;> mJ cd;idf; fdk;gz;Zk;.
 8 If you prize wisdom, she will exalt you. Embrace her and she will honor you.
9.mJ cd; jiyf;F myq;fhukhd Kbiaf; nfhLf;Fk;@ mJ kfpikahd fph;Plj;ij cdf;Fr; #l;Lk;.
 9 She will place a lovely wreath on your head; she will present you with a beautiful crown."
10.vd; kfNd> Nfs;> vd; thh;j;ijfis Vw;Wf;nfhs;@ mg;nghOJ cd; MArpd; tU\q;fs; mjpfkhFk;.
 10 My child, listen to me and do as I say, and you will have a long, good life.
11.Qhdkhh;f;fj;ij ehd; cdf;Fg; Nghjpj;Njd;@ nrt;itahd ghijfspNy cd;id elj;jpNdd;.
 11 I will teach you wisdom's ways and lead you in straight paths.
12.eP mitfspy; elf;Fk;NghJ cd; eilfSf;F ,Lf;fz; cz;lhtjpy;iy@ eP mitfspy; XbdhYk; ,lwkhl;lha;.
 12 If you live a life guided by wisdom, you won't limp or stumble as you run.
13.Gj;jpkjpia cWjpaha;g; gw;wpf;nfhs;> mij tpl;LtplhNj@ mijf; fhj;Jf;nfhs;> mJNt cdf;F [Ptd;.
 13 Carry out my instructions; don't forsake them. Guard them, for they will lead you to a fulfilled life.
14.Jd;khh;f;fUila ghijapy; gpuNtrpahNj@ jPNahUila topapy; elthNj.
 14 Do not do as the wicked do or follow the path of evildoers.
15.mij ntWj;JtpL> mjpd; topaha;g; NghfhNj@ mij tpl;L tpyfpf; fle;JNgh.
 15 Avoid their haunts. Turn away and go somewhere else,
16.nghy;yhg;Gr; nra;jhnyhopa mth;fSf;F epj;jpiu tuhJ@ mth;fs; ahiuahfpYk; tpog;gz;zhjpUe;jhy; mth;fs; J}f;fk; fiye;JNghk;.
 16 for evil people cannot sleep until they have done their evil deed for the day. They cannot rest unless they have caused someone to stumble.
17.mth;fs; Mfhkpaj;jpd; mg;gj;ijg; Grpj;J> nfhLikapd; ,urj;ijf; Fbf;fpwhh;fs;.
 17 They eat wickedness and drink violence!
18.ePjpkhd;fSila ghij eLg;gfy;tiuf;Fk; mjpfkjpfkha;g; gpufhrpf;fpw #hpag;gpufhrk;NghypUf;Fk;.
 18 The way of the righteous is like the first gleam of dawn, which shines ever brighter until the full light of day.
19.Jd;khh;f;fUila ghijNah fhhpUisg;NghypUf;Fk;@ jhq;fs; ,lWtJ ,d;djpy; vd;W mwpahh;fs;.
 19 But the way of the wicked is like complete darkness. Those who follow it have no idea what they are stumbling over.
20.vd; kfNd> vd; thh;j;ijfisf; ftdp@ vd; trdq;fSf;F cd; nrtpiar; rha;.
 20 Pay attention, my child, to what I say. Listen carefully.
21.mitfs; cd; fz;fis tpl;Lg; gphpahjpUg;gjhf@ mitfis cd; ,Ujaj;Jf;Fs;Ns fhj;Jf;nfhs;.
 21 Don't lose sight of my words. Let them penetrate deep within your heart,
22.mitfisf; fz;Lgpbf;fpwth;fSf;F mitfs; [PtDk;> mth;fs; clYf;nfy;yhk; MNuhf;fpaKkhk;.
 22 for they bring life and radiant health to anyone who discovers their meaning.
23.vy;yhf; fhtNyhLk; cd; ,Ujaj;ijf; fhj;Jf;nfhs;> mjdplj;jpdpd;W [PtCw;W Gwg;gLk;.
 23 Above all else, guard your heart, for it affects everything you do.
24.thapd; jhWkhWfis cd;id tpl;lfw;wp> cjLfspd; khWghl;il cdf;Fj; J}ug;gLj;J.
 24 Avoid all perverse talk; stay far from corrupt speech.; fz;fs; Neuha; Nehf;ff;fltJ@ cd; fz;zpikfs; cdf;FKd;Nd nrt;itahag;; ghh;f;ff;fltJ.
 25 Look straight ahead, and fix your eyes on what lies before you.; fhy; eiliar; rPh;J}f;fpg;ghh;@ cd; topfnsy;yhk; epiytug;gl;bUg;gjhf.
 26 Mark out a straight path for your feet; then stick to the path and stay safe.
27.tyJGwkhtJ ,lJGwkhtJ rhahNj@ cd; fhiyj; jPikf;F tpyf;Fthahf.
 27 Don't get sidetracked; keep your feet from following evil.

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