The discerning person
Jacob and all his descendants took their livestock and the possessions they had acquired in the land of Canaan, and they went to Egypt.
(Let the wise also
Acquire wisdom, acquire understanding; do not forget and do not turn aside from the words I speak.
And Abram took his wife Sarai, his nephew
Then Boaz said, “When
You may live
Wisdom is supreme
Israel settled in the land of Egypt, in the land of Goshen, and they owned land there. They were fruitful and increased rapidly in number.
For this reason what they have made and stored up, they carry over the Stream of the Poplars.
Do not take gold, silver, or copper in your belts,
Furthermore, he must not marry many
I gave myself to the work on this wall, without even purchasing
Moreover, he must not accumulate horses for himself or allow the people to return to Egypt to do so,
to loot and plunder, to attack
I have also acquired Ruth the Moabite, the wife of Mahlon, as my wife to raise up a descendant who will inherit his property
So the guardian said to Boaz, “You may acquire it,” and he removed his sandal.
The one who refuses correction despises himself,
How much better it is to acquire