Do not exalt yourself in the king’s presence,
    and do not claim a place among his great men;

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Put not forth thyself in the presence of the king, and stand not in the place of great men:

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it is better for him to say to you, “Come up here,”(A)
    than for him to humiliate you before his nobles.

What you have seen with your eyes

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For better it is that it be said unto thee, Come up hither; than that thou shouldest be put lower in the presence of the prince whom thine eyes have seen.

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