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Sirach 21:18
Like a house in disrepair, so is wisdom to the foolish, and the knowledge of ignorant people will not stand up to examination.
A man of sense will praise every wise word he shall hear, and will apply it to himself: the luxurious man hath heard it, and it shall displease him, and he will cast it behind his back.
To an ignorant person, wisdom is as useless as a house gone to ruin. He has never even thought about the things he is so sure of.
Like a house in ruins is wisdom to a fool; to the stupid, knowledge is incomprehensible chatter.
Like a house in ruins is wisdom to a fool, and to the ignorant, knowledge is talk that has no meaning.
Like a house in ruins is wisdom to a fool, and to the ignorant, knowledge is talk that has no meaning.
Like a house in ruins is wisdom to a fool, and to the ignorant, knowledge is talk that has no meaning.
Like a house in ruins is wisdom to a fool, and to the ignorant, knowledge is talk that has no meaning.
Like a house that has vanished, so is wisdom to a fool; and the knowledge of the ignorant is unexamined talk.
Like a house that has vanished, so is wisdom to a fool; and the knowledge of the ignorant is unexamined talk.
As an house destroyed, so is wisdom to a fool; and the cunning (or the knowing) of an unwise man is words that may not be (or that be not able to be) told out [or untellable].
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