Sir 11:25 Say not: What need I, and what good shall I have by this?
Sir 11:26 Say not: I am sufficient for myself: and what shall I be made worse by this?
Sir 11:27 In the day of good things be not unmindful of evils: and in the day of evils be not unmindful of good things:
Sir 11:28 For it is easy before God in the day of death to reward every one according to his ways.
Sir 11:29 The affliction of an hour maketh one forget great delights, and in the end of a man is the disclosing of his works.
Sir 11:30 Praise not any man before death, for a man is known by his children.
Sir 11:31 Bring not every man into thy house: for many are the snares of the deceitful.
Sir 11:32 For as corrupted bowels send forth stinking breath, and as the partridge is brought into the cage, and as the roe into the snare: so also is the heart of the proud, and as a spy that looketh on the fall of his neighbour.
Sir 11:33 For he lieth in wait and turneth good into evil, and on the elect he will lay a blot.
Sir 11:34 Of one spark cometh a great fire, and of one deceitful man much blood: and a sinful man lieth in wait for blood.
Sir 11:35 Take heed to thyself of a mischievous man, for he worketh evils: lest he bring upon thee reproach for ever.
Sir 11:36 Receive a stranger in, and he shall overthrow thee with a whirlwind, and shall turn thee out of thy own.