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Sirach 22:15
Sand, salt, and a lump of iron are easier to bear than an unintelligent person.
Keep thyself from him, that thou mayst not have trouble, and thou shalt not be defiled with his sin.
It is easier to carry a load of sand, salt, and iron than to put up with a stupid person.
Sand, salt, and an iron weight are easier to bear than the stupid person.
Sand, salt, and a piece of iron are easier to bear than a stupid person.
Sand, salt, and a piece of iron are easier to bear than a stupid person.
Sand, salt, and a piece of iron are easier to bear than a stupid person.
Sand, salt, and a piece of iron are easier to bear than a stupid person.
Sand, salt, and a piece of iron are easier to bear than a stupid man.
Sand, salt, and a piece of iron are easier to bear than a stupid man.
It is lighter (or easier) to bear gravel, and salt, and a gobbet of iron, than a man unprudent, and a fool, and unfaithful. [Lighter (it) is to bear gravel, and salt, and a gobbet of iron, than an imprudent man, and a fool, and unpious.]
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