(A)One pretends to be rich,[a] yet has nothing;
    (B)another pretends to be poor,[b] yet has great wealth.
The ransom of a man's life is his wealth,
    but a poor man (C)hears no threat.
(D)The light of the righteous rejoices,
    but (E)the lamp of the wicked will be put out.
10 (F)By insolence comes nothing but strife,
    but with those who take advice is wisdom.
11 (G)Wealth gained hastily[c] will dwindle,
    but whoever gathers little by little will increase it.

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 13:7 Or One makes himself rich
  2. Proverbs 13:7 Or another makes himself poor
  3. Proverbs 13:11 Or by fraud

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