English Standard Version
8 Like (A)a bird that strays from its nest
is a man who strays from his home.
9 (B)Oil and perfume make the heart glad,
and the sweetness of a friend comes from his earnest counsel.[a]
10 Do not forsake your friend and (C)your father's friend,
and do not go to your brother's house in the day of your calamity.
(D)Better is a neighbor who is near
than a brother who is far away.
- Proverbs 27:9 Or and so does the sweetness of a friend that comes from his earnest counsel