Pahlavi Texts, Part III (SBE24), E.W. West, tr. , at sacred-texts.com
1. The twenty-seventh subject is this, that is, if any affair comes forward, that they should thoroughly understand 2 whether it be a good work, or a sin. 2. In that manner it becomes better that they make an evasion on the spot 3, until a time when they make it known with accuracy 4 that that affair is a sin or a reward. 3. If they perform any affair without knowing this, although it be a good work, it becomes a sin for them.
4. For it is declared in revelation, that, except that which they enquire of the high-priests, no affair whatever is proper to perform. 5. Whatever wisdom there be for any one from his own head is only one; then, as two wisdoms are more than one 5, it therefore makes it expedient to enquire of the high-priests.
290:2 Lp has 'that they should be told,' and B29 has 'that one should realise.'
290:3 See Sls. X, 25, 27.
290:4 Lp adds 'and truly,' and B29 has 'make known that it is false or true.'
290:5 Lp, B29 omit these eight words.