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Sirach 21:12
Those who aren’t clever won’t receive instruction, but there is a kind of cleverness that makes troubles multiply.
He that keepeth justice shall get the understanding thereof.
You have to be intelligent to learn anything; but there is such a thing as just pretending to be intelligent, which only makes people bitter.
One who is not clever can never be taught, but there is a cleverness filled with bitterness.
The one who is not clever cannot be taught, but there is a cleverness that increases bitterness.
One who is not clever cannot be taught, but there is a cleverness that increases bitterness.
One who is not clever cannot be taught, but there is a cleverness that increases bitterness.
The one who is not clever cannot be taught, but there is a cleverness that increases bitterness.
He who is not clever cannot be taught, but there is a cleverness which increases bitterness.
He who is not clever cannot be taught, but there is a cleverness which increases bitterness.
He shall not be taught, which is not wise in good. Forsooth unwisdom is, which is plenteous in evil; and wit is not, where (there) is bitterness. [He shall not be learned, that is not wise in good. There is forsooth unwisdom, that aboundeth in evil; and there is not wit, where is bitterness.]
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