Fools are put in many high positions, while the rich occupy the low ones.
folly is set in many exalted places while rich men sit in humble places.
if they give foolish people great authority, and if they fail to give people of proven worth their rightful place of dignity.
Immaturity is given a place of prominence, While maturity is made to take a back seat.
The foolish are placed in high positions, but men of wealth are kept low.
folly is set in many high places, and the rich sit in a low place.
Folly is set in great dignity, While the rich sit in a lowly place.
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1 tn Heb “folly.”
2 tn Heb “high places.”