What is the general principle, the general rule? If we keep putting off that which is necessary and difficult, one day life will be a bunch of weeds and thorns.
The person who is dull of thinking must work hard as well.
Rash words wound. Thoughtless, quickly spoken words are like sword thrusts. They maim, they scar, and they kill. Whether intentional or not, it happens.
I asked my middle son if he remember the first verse. He said he did, but it had nothing to do with the second verse. I said, “Are you sure? Think about it.” He went back into the recesses of his mind and thought.
Wisdom does not allow the problem to rule the man, but the man to rule the problem.
All of these scenarios are disgusting. People need fresh water, not compromised or contaminated water.