1. The vocation [one undertakes] is based on the extent of deprivation.1
1ـ عَلى قَدْرِ الحِرمانِ تَـكُونُ الحِرْفَةُ.
2. A [simple] vocation with modesty is better than affluence with immorality.
2ـ اَلْحِرفَةُ مَعَ العِفَّةِ خَيْـرٌ مِنَ الغِنى مَعَ الفُجُورِ.
- 1. Another meaning could be: To the extent of deprivation there is reward.