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Anyone away from home is like a bird away from its nest.

Perfume and fragrant oils make you feel happier, but trouble shatters your peace of mind.[a]

10 Do not forget your friends or your father's friends. If you are in trouble, don't ask a relative for help; a nearby neighbor can help you more than relatives who are far away.

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  1. Proverbs 27:9 One ancient translation but trouble … mind; Hebrew unclear.