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Translation by Bhikkhuni Uppalavanna

"What is suitable until decay? What is suitable to be established in?
What is a gem for humans? What is difficult for robbers to carry away?"
"Virtues are suitable until decay. It is suitable to be established in faith.
Wisdom is a gem for humans and to carry away merit is difficult for robbers."

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