Upon the path of the lawless, do not thou enter, and do not advance in the way of the wicked:
How happy the man, who hath not walked in the counsel of the lawless, - and, in the way of sinners, hath not stood, and, in the seat of scoffers, hath not sat;
My son, do not walk in the way with them, Withhold thy foot from their path.
I have not sat with men of deceit, nor, with dissemblers, would I enter;
My son, if sinners entice thee, do not consent.
Discretion, shall watch over thee, understanding, shall preserve thee: -
Forsake the simple ones, and live, and advance in the way of understanding.
He that walketh with the wise, becometh wise, but, the friend of dullards, becometh foolish.
Be not deceiving yourselves, - evil communications corrupt gentle manners: -
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