New Living Translation
Fools have no interest in understanding; they only want to air their own opinions.
King James Bible
A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.
Darby Bible Translation
A fool hath no delight in understanding, but only that his heart may reveal itself.
World English Bible
A fool has no delight in understanding, but only in revealing his own opinion.
Young's Literal Translation
A fool delighteth not in understanding, But -- in uncovering his heart.
Proverbs 18:2 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
18:2 Understanding - In getting sound and saving, knowledge. The discovery - In uttering that folly and wickedness which is in his heart.
LibraryA Faithful Friend
Friendship, however, though very pleasing and exceedingly blessed, has been the cause of the greatest misery to men when it has been unworthy and unfaithful; for just in proportion as a good friend is sweet, a false friend is full of bitterness. "A faithless friend is sharper than an adder's tooth." It is sweet to repose in some one; but O! how bitter to have that support snapped, and to receive a grievous fall as the effect of your confidence. Fidelity is an absolute necessary in a true friend; …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 3: 1857
Would that I were More Closely Bound
Epistle cxv. To Syagrius, Bishop of Augustodunum (Autun).
Have Read the Letter which You in Your Wisdom have Written Me. You Inveigh against Me
The wise don't make a show of their knowledge, but fools broadcast their foolishness.
Wise people think before they act; fools don't--and even brag about their foolishness.
Doing wrong leads to disgrace, and scandalous behavior brings contempt.
You can identify fools just by the way they walk down the street!
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