Give a portion to seven, and even to eight, For thou knowest not what evil is on the earth.
If the thick clouds are full of rain, On the earth they empty themselves; And if a tree doth fall in the south or to the north, The place where the tree falleth, there it is.
Send forth thy bread on the face of the waters, For in the multitude of the days thou dost find it.
Truth buy, and sell not, Wisdom, and instruction, and understanding,
Thus said Jehovah, thy redeemer, The Holy One of Israel, 'I am Jehovah thy God, teaching thee to profit, Causing thee to tread in the way thou goest.
A good man causeth sons' sons to inherit, And laid up for the righteous is the sinner's wealth.
1 Corinthians 15:53
for it behoveth this corruptible to put on incorruption, and this mortal to put on immortality;
and I say to you, Make to yourselves friends out of the mammon of unrighteousness, that when ye may fail, they may receive you to the age-during tabernacles.
So that a later generation doth know, Sons who are born, do rise and recount to their sons,
the things above mind ye, not the things upon the earth,
The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, And whoso is taking souls is wise.
it behoved thee then to put my money to the money-lenders, and having come I had received mine own with increase.
And seek the peace of the city whither I have removed you, and pray for it unto Jehovah, for in its peace ye have peace.
and he who did receive the one, having gone away, digged in the earth, and hid his lord's money.
for where your treasure is, there will be also your heart.
She hath considered a field, and taketh it, From the fruit of her hands she hath planted a vineyard.
'Treasure not up to yourselves treasures on the earth, where moth and rust disfigure, and where thieves break through and steal,
Why is this -- a price in the hand of a fool to buy wisdom, And a heart there is none?
and having called ten servants of his own, he gave to them ten pounds, and said unto them, Do business -- till I come;
2 Timothy 2:2
and the things that thou didst hear from me through many witnesses, these things be committing to stedfast men, who shall be sufficient also others to teach;
and hast put of thine honour upon him, so that all the company of the sons of Israel do hearken.
Whoso is lending to Jehovah is favouring the poor, And his deed He repayeth to him.
and to one he gave five talents, and to another two, and to another one, to each according to his several ability, went abroad immediately.
'Because days shall come upon thee, and thine enemies shall cast around thee a rampart, and compass thee round, and press thee on every side,
and he who did receive the five talents having come, brought other five talents, saying, 'Sir, five talents thou didst deliver to me; lo, other five talents did I gain besides them.
For a graceful wreath are they to thy head, And chains to thy neck.
your word always in grace -- with salt being seasoned -- to know how it behoveth you to answer each one.
And faith is of things hoped for a confidence, of matters not seen a conviction,
'And it came to pass, on his coming back, having taken the kingdom, that he commanded these servants to be called to him, to whom he gave the money, that he might know what any one had done in business.
and Moses chooseth men of ability out of all Israel, and maketh them chiefs over the people, heads of thousands, heads of hundreds, heads of fifties, and heads of tens,
1 Peter 3:20
who sometime disbelieved, when once the long-suffering of God did wait, in days of Noah -- an ark being preparing -- in which few, that is, eight souls, were saved through water;
And Moses hearkeneth to the voice of his father-in-law, and doth all that he said,
For the dream hath come by abundance of business, and the voice of a fool by abundance of words.
according as Abraham did believe God, and it was reckoned to him -- to righteousness;
The sound of a whip, And the sound of the rattling of a wheel, And of a prancing horse, and of a bounding chariot, Of a horseman mounting.
and Abraham saith unto his servant, the eldest of his house, who is ruling over all that he hath, 'Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh,
And Pharaoh saith unto Joseph, 'See, I have put thee over all the land of Egypt.'
Whoso is multiplying his wealth by biting and usury, For one favouring the poor doth gather it.
1 Corinthians 9:11
If we to you the spiritual things did sow -- great is it if we your fleshly things do reap?