Hear counsel and receive instruction, so that thou shalt be wise in thy latter state.
Who divided out the dust of Jacob and who numbered the fourth of Israel? My soul shall die the death of the just, and my latter state shall be as his.
He giving thee to eat manna in the desert which thy fathers knew not, in order to humble thee, and in order to try thee to do thee good in thy lost state:
Would they were wise! will they look at this? Will they discern to their latter part?
Satisfy us in the morning with thy mercy, and we shall rejoice and be glad in all our days.
My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and thou shalt not reject the law of thy mother:
My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and wilt hide my commands with thee;
Hear, ye sons, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding.
Happy the man hearing to me, to watch at my doors day, day; to watch the door posts of my entrances.
The way of the foolish is right in his eyes: and the wise one heard to counsel.
A certain man was rich, and was clothed in purple and fine linen, being daily splendidly gladdened: