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Like a bird that wanders from her nest, so is a man who strays from his home.

Oil and perfume rejoice the heart; so does the sweetness of a friend’s counsel that comes from the heart.

10 Your own friend and your father’s friend, forsake them not; neither go to your brother’s house in the day of your calamity. Better is a neighbor who is near [in spirit] than a brother who is far off [in heart].

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