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(1.00)(Pro 21:20)

tn <i>Hebi> &#8220;a fool of a man.&#8221;

(1.00)(Pro 26:4)

sn One should not answer a fool&#8217;s foolish questions in line with the fool&#8217;s mode of reasoning (J. H. Greenstone, <i>Proverbsi>, 274).

(0.87)(Pro 15:7)

sn The phrase &#8220;the heart of fools&#8221; emphasizes that fools do not comprehend knowledge. Cf. NCV &#8220;there is no knowledge in the thoughts of fools.&#8221;

(0.83)(2Sa 13:13)

tn <i>Hebi> &#8220;and you will be like one of the fools.&#8221;

(0.83)(Psa 74:22)

tn <i>Hebi> &#8220;remember your reproach from a fool all the day.&#8221;

(0.83)(Pro 15:20)

tn <i>Hebi> &#8220;a fool of a man,&#8221; a genitive of specification.

(0.83)(Pro 24:9)

tn <i>Hebi> &#8220;to a man&#8221;; cf. CEV &#8220;Everyone hates senseless fools.&#8221;

(0.83)(Jer 17:11)

tn <i>Hebi> &#8220;he will be [= prove to be] a fool.&#8221;

(0.71)(Psa 14:1)

tn <i>Hebi> &#8220;a fool says in his heart.&#8221; The singular is used here in a collective or representative sense; the typical fool is envisioned.

(0.71)(Psa 53:1)

tn <i>Hebi> &#8220;a fool says in his heart.&#8221; The singular is used here in a collective or representative sense; the typical fool is envisioned.

(0.71)(Pro 18:6)

tn <i>Hebi> &#8220;calls for.&#8221; This is personification: What the fool says &#8220;calls for&#8221; a beating or flogging. The fool deserves punishment, but does not actually request it.

(0.71)(Pro 26:1)

sn The first twelve verses of this chapter, Prov 26:1-12, are sometimes called &#8220;the Book of Fools&#8221; because they deal with the actions of fools.

(0.71)(Pro 26:3)

sn A fool must be disciplined by force like an animal &#8211; there is no reasoning. The fool is as difficult to manage as the donkey or horse.

(0.71)(Pro 26:4)

sn The person who descends to the level of a fool to argue with him only looks like a fool as well.

(0.71)(Ecc 10:3)

sn A fool&#8217;s lack of wisdom is obvious to everyone, even when he is engaged in the simple, ordinary actions of life.

(0.67)(Psa 107:17)

tn <i>Hebi> &#8220;fools [they were] because of the way of their rebellion.&#8221;

(0.67)(Pro 10:10)

tn <i>Hebi> &#8220;the fool of lips&#8221;; cf. NASB &#8220;a babbling fool.&#8221; The phrase is a genitive of specification: &#8220;a fool in respect to lips.&#8221; The term &#8220;lips&#8221; is a metonymy of cause (= lips) for effect (= speech). The word for fool (<font face="Galaxie Unicode Hebrew">&#1488;&#1462;&#1493;&#1460;&#1497;&#1500;font>, &#8217;<font face="Scholar">evilfont>) refers to someone who despises knowledge and discernment.

(0.67)(Pro 13:19)

tn <i>Hebi> &#8220;an abomination of fools.&#8221; The noun <font face="Galaxie Unicode Hebrew">&#1499;&#1468;&#1456;&#1505;&#1460;&#1497;&#1500;&#1460;&#1497;&#1501;font> (<font face="Scholar">k&#255;silimfont>, &#8220;fools&#8221;) functions as a subjective genitive: &#8220;fools hate to turn away from evil&#8221; (cf. NAB, TEV, CEV). T. T. Perowne says: &#8220;In spite of the sweetness of good desires accomplished, fools will not forsake evil to attain it&#8221; (<i>Proverbsi>, 103). Cf. Prov 13:12; 29:27.

(0.67)(Pro 14:33)

tn <i>Hebi> &#8220;in the inner part&#8221;; ASV &#8220;in the inward part&#8221;; NRSV &#8220;in the heart of fools.&#8221;

(0.67)(Isa 35:8)

tn In this context &#8220;fools&#8221; are those who are morally corrupt, not those with limited intellectual capacity.