Poverty and disgrace come to those
who ignore discipline,
but the one who accepts correction will be honored.
The one who works his land
will have plenty of food,
but whoever chases fantasies
will have his fill of poverty.
There is profit in all hard work,
but endless talk leads only to poverty.
Violence has grown into a rod of wickedness.
None of them will remain:
none of their multitude,
none of their wealth,
and none of the eminent among them.
On the fourth day they said to Samson’s wife, “Persuade your husband to explain the riddle to us, or we will burn you and your father’s household to death. Did you invite us here to rob us?”
Listen! The Lord will impoverish her
and cast her wealth into the sea;
she herself will be consumed by fire.
had endured much under many doctors. She had spent everything she had and was not helped at all. On the contrary, she became worse.
After he had spent everything, a severe famine struck that country, and he had nothing.