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4: shi neter Khepera
1: iri nefrun shi qaseref harnatot iny tayek sya
( do not be arrogant because of your knowledge)
2: samoti nis zas khumouo
( listen to the ignorant)
3: zas emity uimo ntek samoti nis zas tonokai meteranef
( the same as you listen to the highly educated)
4: harnatot suzio qeni metrewa ohir gewexa sya
( because anyone can witness and gain knowledge)
5: embia wa amoru xetnebet
( no one knows everything)
6: embia nebhenta ehtuk esahinef zas odereru iny bowekar
( no craftsman has reached the limits of excellence)
7: zas siqer medu laru uimo muirnohu uimo xoto thonit
( the perfect words are as rare as a jewel)
8: resi fy kinzoi shi geminef imiwut zas hawn sepexib neteru hemru
( yet it may be found among the most humble consciousness of nature servants)


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ewuudru iny PtahHotep 4:4
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.