A scoffer seeks and
A scoffer seeks and finds none, But knowledge is easy to one who has understanding.
Drive out the scoffer, and contention will go out, Even strife and dishonor will cease.
Drive out a scoffer, and strife will go out, and quarreling and abuse will cease.
The mind of the discerning acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks it.
The mind of the intelligent seeks knowledge, But the mouth of fools feeds on folly.
For the Lord gives ; from His mouth come knowledge and understanding.
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of , and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
When a land transgresses, it has many rulers, but when the ruler is a man of discernment, understanding, and knowledge, its stability will long continue.
A wise son hears his father’s instruction, but a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.