Proverbs 26:12
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King James Version
Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.

Darby Bible Translation
Hast thou seen a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope of a fool than of him.

World English Bible
Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

Young's Literal Translation
Thou hast seen a man wise in his own eyes, More hope of a fool than of him!

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Geneva Study Bible

Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is {g} more hope of a fool than of him.

(g) For the fool would rather be counselled than he: also the fool sins out of ignorance, and the other out of malice.Proverbs 26:12 Parallel Commentaries

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We Shall not be Curious in the Ranking of the Duties in which Christian Love...
We shall not be curious in the ranking of the duties in which Christian love should exercise itself. All the commandments of the second table are but branches of it: they might be reduced all to the works of righteousness and of mercy. But truly these are interwoven through other. Though mercy uses to be restricted to the showing of compassion upon men in misery, yet there is a righteousness in that mercy, and there is mercy in the most part of the acts of righteousness, as in not judging rashly,
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Proverbs
Many specimens of the so-called Wisdom Literature are preserved for us in the book of Proverbs, for its contents are by no means confined to what we call proverbs. The first nine chapters constitute a continuous discourse, almost in the manner of a sermon; and of the last two chapters, ch. xxx. is largely made up of enigmas, and xxxi. is in part a description of the good housewife. All, however, are rightly subsumed under the idea of wisdom, which to the Hebrew had always moral relations. The Hebrew
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
John 9:41
Jesus said unto them, If ye were blind, ye should have no sin: but now ye say, We see; therefore your sin remaineth.

Proverbs 3:7
Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil.

Proverbs 26:5
Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit.

Proverbs 28:11
The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.

Proverbs 29:20
Seest thou a man that is hasty in his words? there is more hope of a fool than of him.

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