New American Standard Bible
The mind of the intelligent seeks knowledge, But the mouth of fools feeds on folly.
King James Bible
The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge: but the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness.
Darby Bible Translation
The heart of an intelligent man seeketh knowledge; but the mouth of the foolish feedeth on folly.
World English Bible
The heart of one who has understanding seeks knowledge, but the mouths of fools feed on folly.
Young's Literal Translation
The heart of the intelligent seeketh knowledge, And the mouth of fools enjoyeth folly.
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LibraryGod, the All-Seeing One
We have in our text, first of all, a great fact declared,--"Hell and destruction are before the Lord ;" we have, secondly, a great fact inferred,--"How much more then the hearts of the children of men?" I. We will begin with THE GREAT FACT WHICH IS DECLARED--a fact which furnishes us with premises from which we deduce the practical conclusion of the second sentence--"How much more then the hearts of the children of men?" The best interpretation that you can give of those two words, "hell" and "destruction," …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858
Epistle cxxii. To Rechared, King of the visigoths .
All the days of the afflicted are bad, But a cheerful heart has a continual feast.
The mind of the prudent acquires knowledge, And the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.
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