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A person who wanders from his place
    is like a bird that wanders from its nest.
Olive oil and incense bring joy to a heart,
and the sweetness of a friend comes from his sincere advice.[a]
10 Do not abandon your friend or your father’s friend,
and do not go to your brother’s house when disaster strikes you.
A neighbor who is near is better than a brother who is far away.

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  1. Proverbs 27:9 Or is better than your own advice
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