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Listen to advise and accept,
That you may gain future wisdom;
About the heavenly concept,
That prepares you for His Kingdom.
 
Many are the plans of mankind,
But is the purpose of the Lord;
For heavenly thoughts in your mind,
And start thinking in one accord.
 
What is desired in a man,
Better than someone a liar;
Steadfast love that fits in His plan,
As a heavenly desire.
 
The fear of the Lord leads to life,
Whoever has rests satisfied;
He is not visited by strife,
For anyone who will abide.
 
A slothful sluggard hides his hand,
Within the bosom of their dish;
Back to his mouth from its demand,
Upon hunger becomes his wish.
 
Strike a scoffer to learn prudence,
Reprove a man of understanding;
For gaining knowledge on penance,
To what the Lord is commanding.
 
Do violence to his father,
Will be bringing reproach and shame;
They also chase away their mother,
Pointing otherwise on the blame.
 
Cease in hearing the instruction,
The words of knowledge you will stray;
Expect temptation seduction,
That will cause you to disobey.
 
The worthless witness mocks and scorns,
At even the sight of justice;
Devoured by evil who sojourns,
Iniquity through covetous.
 
Judgment is prepared for the scoffers,
Condemnation for the scorners;
The backs of fools who are quaffers,
For the beating of the mourners.

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