Podcast E15 - Wisdom vs Foolishness Pt. 1

Jan 17, 2024

10:13 On the lips of him who has understanding, wisdom is found, but a rod is for the back of him who lacks sense.

10:14 The wise lay up knowledge, but the mouth of a fool brings ruin near.

*12:23 A prudent man conceals knowledge, but the heart of fools proclaims folly.

13:16 Every prudent man acts with knowledge, but a fool flaunts his folly.

14:1 The wisest of women builds her house, but folly with her own hands tears it down.

*14:8 The wisdom of the prudent is to discern his way, but the folly of fools is deceiving.

*14:15 The simple believes everything, but the prudent gives thought to his steps.

*14:16 One who is wise is cautious and turns away from evil, but a fool is reckless and careless.

14:33 Wisdom rests in the heart of a man of understanding, but it makes itself known even in the midst of fools.

*15:2 The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouths of fools pour out folly.

15:7 The lips of the wise spread knowledge; not so the hearts of fools.

15:14 The heart of him who has understanding seeks knowledge, but the mouths of fools feed on folly.

17:7 Fine speech is not becoming to a fool; still less is false speech to a prince.

17:24 The discerning sets his face toward wisdom, but the eyes of a fool are on the ends of the earth.

17:28 Even a fool who keeps silent is considered wise; when he closes his lips, he is deemed intelligent.

19:2 Desire without knowledge is not good, and whoever makes haste with his feet misses his way.

*18:2 A fool takes no pleasure in understanding, but only in expressing his opinion.

18:7 A fool's mouth is his ruin, and his lips are a snare to his soul.

18:15 An intelligent heart acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.

27:12 The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but the simple go on and suffer for it.

29:11 A fool gives full vent to his spirit, but a wise man quietly holds it back.

29:20 Do you see a man who is hasty in his words? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

*10:23 Doing wrong is like a joke to a fool, but wisdom is pleasure to a man of understanding.

12:14 From the fruit of his mouth a man is satisfied with good, and the work of a man's hand comes back to him.

*13:19 A desire fulfilled is sweet to the soul, but to turn away from evil is an abomination to fools.

14:24 The crown of the wise is their wealth, but the folly of fools brings folly.

15:21 Folly is a joy to him who lacks sense, but a man of understanding walks straight ahead.

*16:16 How much better to get wisdom than gold! To get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.

*16:22 Good sense is a fountain of life to him who has it, but the instruction of fools is folly.

17:16 Why should a fool have money in his hand to buy wisdom when he has no sense?

19:8 Whoever gets sense loves his own soul; he who keeps understanding will discover good.

20:15 There is gold and abundance of costly stones, but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.

21:20 Precious treasure and oil are in a wise man's dwelling, but a foolish man devours it.

26:7 Like a lame man's legs, which hang useless, is a proverb in the mouth of fools.

26:9 Like a thorn that goes up into the hand of a drunkard is a proverb in the mouth of fools.

*26:11 Like a dog that returns to his vomit is a fool who repeats his folly.