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Proverbs 17:7 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

Fine speech is not becoming to a fool;
    still less is false speech to a prince.

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Proverbs 17:10 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

10 A rebuke goes deeper into a man of understanding
    than a hundred blows into a fool.

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Proverbs 17:12 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

12 Let a man meet a she-bear robbed of her cubs,
    rather than a fool in his folly.

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Proverbs 17:16 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

16 Why should a fool have a price in his hand to buy wisdom,
    when he has no mind?

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Proverbs 17:24-25 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

24 A man of understanding sets his face toward wisdom,
    but the eyes of a fool are on the ends of the earth.
25 A foolish son is a grief to his father
    and bitterness to her who bore him.

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Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright © 1946, 1952, and 1971 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Proverbs 17:28 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

28 Even a fool who keeps silent is considered wise;
    when he closes his lips, he is deemed intelligent.

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Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright © 1946, 1952, and 1971 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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