New Living Translation
Rich people may think they are wise, but a poor person with discernment can see right through them.
King James Bible
The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.
Darby Bible Translation
A rich man is wise in his own eyes; but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.
World English Bible
The rich man is wise in his own eyes; but the poor who has understanding sees through him.
Young's Literal Translation
A rich man is wise in his own eyes, And the intelligent poor searcheth him.
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Library"When Solomon was Old. "
"It came to pass when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other Gods." 1 KINGS xi. 4. Who could have predicted that this would come to pass? And yet it is often so, for it is still true that NO AMOUNT OF KNOWLEDGE WILL SAVE FROM BACKSLIDING THOSE WHO REFUSE TO LISTEN TO GOD. We learn from verse 10 that God had taken pains to save Solomon from idolatry, (see 1 Kings vi. 12, and xi. 6). But what good is it for even God to try to save a man who will have his own way? And …
Thomas Champness—Broken Bread
Letter xxiv (Circa A. D. 1126) to Oger, Regular Canon
A Faithful Witness
Epistle xxv. To Gregoria.
Don't be impressed with your own wisdom. Instead, fear the LORD and turn away from evil.
Be sure to answer the foolish arguments of fools, or they will become wise in their own estimation.
There is more hope for fools than for people who think they are wise.
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