without knowledge is not good, and whoever makes haste with his feet misses his way. (Pr 21:5; Pr 28:20; Pr 29:20)3 When a man’s folly brings his way to ruin, his heart rages against the Lord. (Ps 37:7; Pr 11:3; Isa 8:21; Re 16:11)4 Wealth brings many new friends, but a poor man is deserted by his friend. (Pr 14:20)5 A false witness will not go unpunished, and he who breathes out lies will not escape. (De 19:16; Pr 6:19; Pr 12:19; Pr 21:28)6 Many seek the favor of a generous man,
1. Or of a noble
 and everyone is a friend to a man who gives gifts. (Pr 17:8)7 All a poor man’s brothers hate him; how much more do his friends go far from him! He pursues them with words, but does not have them.
1. The meaning of the Hebrew sentence is uncertain