As a bird that wandereth from her nest, so is a man that wandereth from his own place.

As ointment and perfume rejoice the heart, so doth the sweetness of a man’s friend by hearty counsel.

10 Thine own friend and thy father’s friend forsake thou not: neither enter into thy brother’s [a]house in the day of thy calamity: for better is a neighbor that is near, than a brother far off.

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 27:10 Trust not to any worldly help in the day of thy trouble.
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