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15: shi neter Hapi
1: kown ntek laru emi citioru junmo perij
( if you are with people who display)
2: nit ntek xoto phewy setib
( for you a extreme affection)
3: oito kohad iny tayi iobo kohad iny tayi iobo
( saying aspiration of my heart aspiration of my heart)
4: tena ela shi embia hrefo
( where there be no remedy)
5: vipwy nety shi oinef hur tayek iobo
( that which be said in your heart)
6: duuia fy shi metamnef hraher babayto rhiriw gawvark
( let it be realized by springing up spontaneously)
7: tunkeh herey twe doi rahvati nis tayek wesbet
( sovereign master I give myself to your opinion)
8: tayek ren shi hananef mexmit redirto
( your name be approved without speaking)
9: tayek hawu shi mihi iny hawin
( your body be fully of vigor)
10: tayek maxnet shi meheryt tayek teknaru
( your face be above your neighbors)
11: kown wonin ntek laru muhepwef nis ona perewru iny sewnown
( if then you are accustomed to this excess of flattery)
12: ohir ela shi xoto odero nis ntek hur tayek aobiru
( and there be a obstacle to you in your desires)
13: wonin tayek trewet shi nis irmuten tayek sargah
( then your impulse be to obey your passion)
14: reke ta junmo miqito nis tayfe trewet
( but he who according to his impulse)
15: tayfe ba shi tayfe hawu shi
( his soul be his body be)
16: isota zas zio junmo shi herey iny tayfe ba
( while the man who be master of his soul)
17: shi hery nis sipfate junmo Ptah ehtuk atepenef emi nedtheru
( be superior to those who Ptah has loaded with gifts )
18: zio junmo irmutenru tayfe sargah shi exoro wasur iny tayfe meryet
( man who obeys his passion be under power of his wife)


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ewuudru iny PtahHotep 15:12
Precepts of PtahHotep

ewuudru iny PtahHotep The Maxims of Ptahhotep or Instruction of Ptahhotep is an ancient literary work attributed to Ptahhotep, a vizier under King Isesi of the Egyptian Fifth Dynasty (ca. 2414-2375 BC).[1] It is a collection of maxims and advice in the sebayt genre on human relations, that are directed to his son. The work survives today in papyrus copies, including the Prisse Papyrus which dates from the Middle Kingdom and is on display at the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris. There are considerable differences between the Prisse Papyrus version and the two texts at the British Museum.[2] The 1906 translation by Battiscombe Gunn, published as part of the "Wisdom of the East" series, was made directly from the Prisse Papyrus, in Paris, rather than from copies, and is still in print.