Proverbs 24:7
Good News Translation
Wise sayings are too deep for stupid people to understand. They have nothing to say when important matters are being discussed.

Contemporary English Version
Wisdom is too much for fools! Their advice is no good.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Wisdom is too high for a fool; in the gate he shall not open his mouth.

New American Bible
Wise words are beyond fools’ reach, in the assembly they do not open their mouth;

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Wisdom is too high for a fool; in the gate he shall not open his mouth.

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Proverbs 14:6 A scorner seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not: the learning of the wise is easy.

Proverbs 15:24 The path of life is above for the wise, that he may decline from the lowest hell.

Proverbs 17:24 Wisdom shineth in the face of the wise: the eyes of fools are in the ends of the earth.

Psalm 10:5 God is not before his eyes: his ways are filthy at all times. Thy judgments are removed from his sight: he shall rule over all his enemies.

Psalm 92:5,6 O Lord, how great are thy works! thy thoughts are exceeding deep. . . .

1 Corinthians 2:14 But the sensual man perceiveth not these things that are of the Spirit of God. For it is foolishness to him: and he cannot understand, because it is spiritually examined.

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Proverbs 22:22 Do no violence to the poor, because he is poor: and do not oppress the needy in the gate:

Proverbs 31:8,9 Open thy mouth for the dumb, and for the causes of all the children that pass. . . .

Job 29:7 When I went out to the gate of the city, and in the street they prepared me a chair?

Job 31:21 If I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless, even when I saw myself superior in the gate:

Isaiah 29:21 That made men sin by word, and supplanted him that reproved them in the gate, and declined in vain from the just.

Amos 5:10,12,15 They have hated him that rebuketh in the gate: and have abhorred him that speaketh perfectly. . . .

Context
Do not Envy
6Because war is managed by due ordering: and there shall be safety where there are many counsels. 7Wisdom is too high for a fool; in the gate he shall not open his mouth.8He that deviseth to do evils, shall be called a fool.…
Cross References
Job 5:4
His children shall be far from safety, and shall be destroyed in the gate, and there shall be none to deliver them.

Psalm 10:5
God is not before his eyes: his ways are filthy at all times. Thy judgments are removed from his sight: he shall rule over all his enemies.

Psalm 127:5
Blessed is the man that hath filled the desire with them; he shall not be confounded when he shall speak to his enemies in the gate.

Proverbs 14:6
A scorner seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not: the learning of the wise is easy.

Proverbs 17:7
Eloquent words do not become a fool, nor lying lips a prince.

Proverbs 17:16
What doth it avail a fool to have riches, seeing he cannot buy wisdom? He that maketh his house high, seeketh a downfall: and he that refuseth to learn, shall fall into evils.

Isaiah 32:6
For the fool will speak foolish things, and his heart will work iniquity, to practise hypocrisy, and speak to the Lord deceitfully, and to make empty the soul of the hungry, and take away drink from the thirsty.

Additional Translations
Wisdom is too high for a fool; he does not open his mouth in the meeting place.Wisdom is too high for a fool: he opens not his mouth in the gate.

Wisdom is too high for a fool: He openeth not his mouth in the gate.

Wisdom and good understanding are in the gates of the wise: the wise turn not aside from the mouth of the Lord,

Wisdom is too high for a fool: he will not open his mouth in the gate.

Wisdom is too high for a fool: he openeth not his mouth in the gate.

Wisdom is too high for a fool: he openeth not his mouth in the gate.

Wisdom is too high for a fool: he doesn't open his mouth in the gate.

Wisdom is high for a fool, In the gate he openeth not his mouth.
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