9 If a wise man contends with a foolish man,(A)Whether the fool rages or laughs, there is no peace.
9 When a wise person has a controversy with a foolish person,[a]The foolish person either rages or laughs, and there is no rest.
9 If a wise man has a controversy with a foolish and arrogant man,The foolish man [ignores logic and fairness and] only rages or laughs, and there is no peace (rest, agreement).
9 If a wise person goes to court with a fool, the fool rages and scoffs, and there is no peace.
9 If a wise man contendeth with a foolish man, whether he rage or laugh, there is no rest.
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