1 G18 A good G3686 name G5228 is above G1637 [2oil G18 1good], G2532 and G2250 the day G3588 G2288 of death G5228 above G2250 the day G1078 of birth.
2 G18 It is good G4198 to go G1519 into G3624 a house G3997 of mourning, G2228 than G3754 than G4198 to go G1519 into G3624 a house G4224 of a banquet; G2530 in so far as G3778 this G5056 is the end G3956 of every G444 man; G2532 and G3588 the G2198 living man G1325 will give G18 good G1519 to G2588 his heart. G1473
3 G18 Better G2372 is rage G5228 than G1071 laughter, G3754 for G1722 by G2549 hurt G4383 of countenance G18.2 [2will be made better G2588 1 the heart].
4 G2588 The heart G4680 of the wise G1722 is in G3624 the house G3997 of mourning; G2532 and G2588 the heart G878 of fools G1722 is in G3624 the house G2167 of gladness.
5 G18 It is good G3588 G191 to hear G2008.1 the reproach G4680 of the wise, G5228 than G435 for a man G191 to hear G779.1 songs G878 of fools.
6 G5613 As G5456 the sound G3588 of the G173 thorn-bushes G5259 burning under G3588 the G3003.1 kettle, G3779 so G3588 the G1071 laughter, G3588 the one G3588 of the G878 fools; G2532 and G1065 indeed G3778 this G3153 is folly.
7 G3754 For G3588 G4811.2 extortion G4064 drives [2mad G4680 1 the wise man], G2532 and G622 destroys G3588 the G2588 [3heart G2103.2 1magnanimity G1473 2of his].
8 G18 Better G2078 the last G3056 of matters G5228 than G746 its beginning; G1473 G18 better G3115.1 the lenient G5228 than G5308 high G4151 spirit.
9 G3361 You should not G4692 hasten G1722 in G4151 your spirit G1473 G3588 G2373 to be enraged, G3754 for G2372 rage G1722 [2in G2859 3 the bosom G878 4of fools G373 1shall rest].
10 G3361 You should not G2036 say, G5100 What G1096 happened G3754 that G3588 the G2250 [2days G3588 G4387 1former] G1510.7.6 were G18 good G5228 over G3778 these? G3754 for G3756 [2not G1722 3in G4678 4wisdom G1905 1you asked] G4012 concerning G3778 this.
11 G18 [2 is good G4678 1Wisdom] G3326 with G2815.1 an allotment G2532 and G4050 abundance G3588 to the ones G2334 viewing G3588 the G2246 sun.
12 G3754 For G1722 [2in G4639 3its shadow G1473 G3588 G4678 1wisdom] G5613 is as G4639 the shadow G694 of silver; G2532 and G4050 the advantage G1108 of the knowledge G3588 G4678 of wisdom G2227 will restore to life G3588 the G3844 one having G1473 it.