New Living Translation
Stay away from fools, for you won't find knowledge on their lips.
King James Bible
Go from the presence of a foolish man, when thou perceivest not in him the lips of knowledge.
Darby Bible Translation
Go from the presence of a foolish man, in whom thou perceivest not the lips of knowledge.
World English Bible
Stay away from a foolish man, for you won't find knowledge on his lips.
Young's Literal Translation
Go from before a foolish man, Or thou hast not known the lips of knowledge.
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Library"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
Prov. xxvii. 1.--"Boast not thyself of to morrow, for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth." As man is naturally given to boasting and gloriation in something (for the heart cannot want some object to rest upon and take complacency in, it is framed with such a capacity of employing other things), so there is a strong inclination in man towards the time to come, he hath an immortal appetite, and an appetite of immortality; and therefore his desires usually stretch farther than the present …
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A mocker seeks wisdom and never finds it, but knowledge comes easily to those with understanding.
Don't waste your breath on fools, for they will despise the wisest advice.
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