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Sirach 40:23
A friend and a companion encounter each other at an opportune moment, but better than both is a woman with her husband.
A friend and companion meeting together in season, but above them both is a wife with her husband.
You can't go wrong with a good friend or neighbor, but an intelligent wife is better than either.
A friend and a neighbor are timely guides, but better than either, a sensible wife.
A friend or companion is always welcome, but a sensible wife is better than either.
A friend or companion is always welcome, but a sensible wife is better than either.
A friend or companion is always welcome, but a sensible wife is better than either.
A friend or companion is always welcome, but a sensible wife is better than either.
A friend or a companion never meets one amiss, but a wife with her husband is better than both.
A friend or a companion never meets one amiss, but a wife with her husband is better than both.
A friend and fellow coming together in time; and (or but) a woman with a man (is) above ever either. [A friend and a meat-fellow in time of coming together; and over either a woman with a man.]
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