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A lazy person will think he is smarter than seven men who can give good reasons for their opinions.
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The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit, than seven men that speak sentences.
Proverbs 26:12 Hast thou seen a man wise in his own conceit? there shall be more hope of a fool than of him.
Proverbs 12:15 The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that is wise hearkeneth unto counsels.
1 Peter 3:15 But sanctify the Lord Christ in your hearts, being ready always to satisfy every one that asketh you a reason of that hope which is in you.
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…15The slothful hideth his hand under his armpit, and it grieveth him to turn it to his mouth. 16The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit, than seven men that speak sentences.17As he that taketh a dog by the ears, so is he that passeth by in anger, and meddleth with another man's quarrel.…
Which, although she hath no guide, nor master, nor captain,
Study wisdom, my son, and make my heart joyful, that thou mayst give an answer to him that reproacheth.
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