Proverbs 24:7
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New American Standard Bible
Wisdom is too exalted for a fool, He does not open his mouth in the gate.

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

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

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

Young's Literal Translation
Wisdom is high for a fool, In the gate he openeth not his mouth.

Proverbs 24:7 Parallel
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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

In the gate - Compare the Proverbs 22:22 note.

Proverbs 24:7 Parallel Commentaries

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The Sluggard's Farm
A sermon (No. 2027) intended for reading on Lord's Day, June 3rd 1888, delivered by C. H. Spurgeon at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. "I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding; And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down. Then I saw, and considered it well: I looked upon it, and received instruction."--Proverbs 24:30-32. No doubt Solomon was sometimes glad
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs

2 Cor. Iii. 5
Not that we are sufficient of our selves, to think any thing as of our selves: but our Sufficiency is of God. IN my former Discourse upon these Words, I shewed you that it was the sole Design of St. Paul in them, to declare, that, in the setting about, and executing, the difficult and laborious Work of an Apostle, He did not arrogate to himself the Power, and Ability, and Success, which he had: but that he ascribed his Sufficiency for this great Work, as well as his being designed to it, to God himself,
Benjamin Hoadly—Several Discourses Concerning the Terms of Acceptance with God

Cross References
Job 5:4
"His sons are far from safety, They are even oppressed in the gate, And there is no deliverer.

Psalm 10:5
His ways prosper at all times; Your judgments are on high, out of his sight; As for all his adversaries, he snorts at them.

Psalm 127:5
How blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them; They will not be ashamed When they speak with their enemies in the gate.

Proverbs 14:6
A scoffer seeks wisdom and finds none, But knowledge is easy to one who has understanding.

Proverbs 17:7
Excellent speech is not fitting for a fool, Much less are lying lips to a prince.

Proverbs 17:16
Why is there a price in the hand of a fool to buy wisdom, When he has no sense?

Isaiah 32:6
For a fool speaks nonsense, And his heart inclines toward wickedness: To practice ungodliness and to speak error against the LORD, To keep the hungry person unsatisfied And to withhold drink from the thirsty.

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