He that walketh with the wise, becometh wise, but, the friend of dullards, becometh foolish.
Forsake the simple ones, and live, and advance in the way of understanding.
The ear that heareth the reproof which giveth life, in the midst of the wise, shall remain.
And they went on to give constant attention - unto the teaching of the apostles, and unto the fellowship, unto the breaking of bread, and unto the prayers.
Abram, fixed his dwelling in the land of Canaan, - but, Lot, fixed his dwelling among the cities, of the circuit, and moved his tent as far as Sodom.
And they took Lot, Abram's brother's son with his goods, and went their way, - he, being a dweller in Sodom.
But he declined the counsel of the elders which they gave him, and consulted with the young men, who had grown up with him, who were standing before himself;
Then spake unto him the young men who had grown up with him, saying, Thus, shalt thou say to this people that have spoken unto thee, saying - Thy father, made our yoke heavy, thou, therefore lighten it upon us, Thus, shalt thou speak unto them, My little finger, is thicker than my father's loins;
And he said unto Jehoshaphat, Wilt thou go with me to make war upon Ramoth-gilead?
And it came to pass, when the chariot-captains saw Jehoshaphat, that, they, said: Surely it is, the king of Israel! But, when they turned aside against him to fight, Jehoshaphat cried out.
And there came out to meet him, Jehu son of Hanani, the seer, who said unto King Jehoshaphat, Unto the lawless, was it right to give help? and, on them who hate Yahweh, to bestow thy love? For this cause, therefore, is there wrath against thee, from before Yahweh;
If they say - Come with us, - Let us lie in wait for blood, Let us watch in secret for him who is needlessly innocent;
To rescue thee from the way of the wrongful, from the man that speaketh perverse things;
Going after her instantly, as an ox, to the slaughter, he entereth, and, as in fetters, unto the correction of a fool.
Ways to hades, are in her house, descending into the chambers of death.
Tell me, thou loved of my soul! Where wilt thou pasture thy flock? Where wilt thou let them recline at noon? For why should I be as one that wrappeth a veil about her, by the flocks of thy companions?
Then, they who revered Yahweh, conversed, one with another, - and Yahweh hearkened, and heard, and there was written a book of remembrance before him, for them who revered Yahweh, and for such as thought of his Name.
Be not deceiving yourselves, - evil communications corrupt gentle manners: -
Be not getting diversely yoked with unbelievers; for what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness? Or what fellowship hath light with darkness?
And I heard another voice out of heaven, saying - Come forth, my people, out of her, - that ye may have no fellowship with her sins, and, of her plagues, that ye may not receive;