Proverbs 25:17

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Withdraw thy foot from thy neighbor’s house; lest he be weary of thee, and so hate thee.
– Proverbs 25:17

[V]erse 17 is related to verse 16. The same Hebrew word is used in both verses and translated “filled” in verse 16 and “weary” in verse 17. This verse could be thought of as an application of verse 16. Just as too much honey is a problem, so is too much company. The word for withdraw means to make rare and the instruction is aimed at the friend who visits the house too much. We might say, don’t wear out your welcome. Such imposition can ruin a friendship, or at least sour a person’s opinion of you.

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