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7 How beautiful it is for those who are aged to have wisdom, and for those who are honored to have understanding and counsel!
Sir25:5 O how comely is the wisdom of old men, and understanding and counsel to men of honour.
8 Great experience is the crown of the aged, and the fear of God is their glory.
Sir25:6 Much experience is the crown of old men, and the fear of God is their glory.
9 I have magnified nine things, overlooked by the heart; and a tenth, I will declare to men with my tongue
Sir25:7 There be nine things which I have judged in mine heart to be happy, and the tenth I will utter with my tongue: A man that hath joy of his children; and he that liveth to see the fall of his enemy
10 a man who finds joy in his children, and one who lives to see the undoing of his enemies.
11 Blessed is he who lives with a wise wife, and he who has not slipped with his tongue, and he who has not served those unworthy of himself.
Sir25:8 Well is him that dwelleth with a wife of understanding, and that hath not slipped with his tongue, and that hath not served a man more unworthy than himself
12 Blessed is he who finds a true friend, and he who describes justice to an attentive ear.
Sir25:9 Well is him that hath found prudence, and he that speaketh in the ears of them that will hear