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Sirach 8:2
Don’t argue with rich people, since they might outmatch your resources; for gold has destroyed many, and it has turned aside the hearts of kings.
Contend not with a rich man, lest he bring an action against thee.
Do not quarrel with someone rich; he may bribe people to turn against you. Gold has destroyed many people and corrupted kings.
Do not quarrel with the rich, lest they pay out the price of your downfall. For gold has unsettled many, and wealth perverts the character of princes.
Do not quarrel with the rich, in case their resources outweigh yours; for gold has ruined many, and has perverted the minds of kings.
Do not quarrel with the rich, in case their resources outweigh yours; for gold has ruined many, and has perverted the minds of kings.
Do not quarrel with the rich, in case their resources outweigh yours; for gold has ruined many, and has perverted the minds of kings.
Do not quarrel with the rich, in case their resources outweigh yours; for gold has ruined many, and has perverted the minds of kings.
Do not quarrel with a rich man, lest his resources outweigh yours; for gold has ruined many, and has perverted the minds of kings.
Do not quarrel with a rich man, lest his resources outweigh yours; for gold has ruined many, and has perverted the minds of kings.
Strive thou not with a rich man, lest peradventure he make (a) play again-ward to (or towards) thee [or lest again-ward he set strife to thee]. For why gold and silver hath lost (or destroyed) many men; and it stretcheth forth till to the heart[s] of kings, and turneth (them).
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