Like a (A)bird that wanders from its nest,
So is a person who (B)wanders from his [a]home.
(C)Oil and perfume make the heart glad,
And a [b]person’s advice is sweet to his friend.
10 Do not abandon your (D)friend or (E)your father’s friend,
And do not go to your brother’s house on the day of your disaster;
Better is a neighbor who is near than a brother far away.

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 27:8 Lit place
  2. Proverbs 27:9 Lit soul’s