13 If one gives an answer (A)before he hears,
    it is his folly and shame.
14 A man's spirit will endure sickness,
    but (B)a crushed spirit who can bear?
15 An intelligent heart acquires knowledge,
    and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.
16 A man's (C)gift makes room for him
    and brings him before the great.
17 The one who states his case first seems right,
    until the other comes and examines him.

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