||It is as sport to a fool to do mischief: but a man of
understanding hath wisdom.
||He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the wind:
and the fool shall be servant to the wise of heart.
||The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that
hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.
||A fool's wrath is presently known: but a prudent man
||A prudent man concealeth knowledge: but the heart of
fools proclaimeth foolishness.
||Every prudent man dealeth with knowledge: but a fool
layeth open his folly.
||He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a
companion of fools shall be destroyed.
||A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil: but the fool
rageth, and is confident.
||A fool despiseth his father's instruction: but he that
regardeth reproof is prudent.
||The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh
knowledge: but the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness.
||A reproof entereth more into a wise man than an hundred
stripes into a fool.
||Wherefore is there a price in the hand of a fool to get
wisdom, seeing he hath no heart to it?
||A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to
her that bare him.
||Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise:
and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of
||A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his
heart may discover itself.
||A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth
calleth for strokes.
||A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the
snare of his soul.
||Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity, than he
that is perverse in his lips, and is a fool.
||Also, that the soul be without knowledge, it is not good;
and he that hasteth with his feet sinneth.
||A foolish son is the calamity of his father: and the
contentions of a wife are a continual dropping.
||Judgments are prepared for scorners, and stripes for the
back of fools.
||Wisdom is too high for a fool: he openeth not his mouth
in the gate.
||The legs of the lame are not equal: so is a parable in
the mouth of fools.
||As a dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to
||Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more
hope of a fool than of him.
||A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool's
wrath is heavier than them both.
||Evil men understand not judgment: but they that seek the
LORD understand all things.
||If a wise man contendeth with a foolish man, whether he
rage or laugh, there is no rest.