To give subtlety to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion.
wrote on the door of his academy, "Let no man unskilled in geometry come hither." Solomon writes the very reverse on the door of his school, "Let the simple man come hither."
(G. Lawson, D. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion.