Fool vs. Wise
The wise shall inherit glory: but shame shall be the promotion of fools.
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.
The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.
Wise men lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish is near destruction.
The tongue of the just is as choice silver: the heart of the wicked is little worth. The lips of the righteous feed many: but fools die for want of wisdom.
It is as sport to a fool to do mischief: but a man of understanding hath wisdom.
Proverbs 11:29Cross Reference: Pr 15:27. Greed can bring trouble to your household.
He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the wind: and the fool shall be servant to the wise of heart.
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.
A fool's wrath is presently known: but a prudent man covereth shame.
A prudent man concealeth knowledge: but the heart of fools proclaimeth foolishness.
Every prudent man dealeth with knowledge: but a fool layeth open his folly.
He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.
Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.
In the mouth of the foolish is a rod of pride: but the lips of the wise shall preserve them.
The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: but the folly of fools is deceit.
Proverbs 14:9Cross Reference: Romans 6:16
Fools make a mock at sin: but among the righteous there is favour.
The simple believeth every word: but the prudent man looketh well to his going.
A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil: but the fool rageth, and is confident.
The simple inherit folly: but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.
The crown of the wise is their riches: but the foolishness of fools is folly.
He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.
Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding: but that which is in the midst of fools is made known.
The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.
A fool despiseth his father's instruction: but he that regardeth reproof is prudent.
The lips of the wise disperse knowledge: but the heart of the foolish doeth not so.
The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge: but the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness.
A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish man despiseth his mother.
Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom: but a man of understanding walketh uprightly.
Understanding is a wellspring of life unto him that hath it: but the instruction of fools is folly.
A reproof entereth more into a wise man than an hundred stripes into a fool.
Wisdom is before him that hath understanding; but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.
Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse in his lips, and is a fool.
There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spendeth it up.
A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished.
A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.
Proverbs 28:26Cross Reference: Jeremiah 10:23
He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.
Scornful men bring a city into a snare: but wise men turn away wrath.
Proverbs 29:9Prov 26:4, Mt 7:6; 11:17-19
If a wise man contendeth with a foolish man, whether he rage or laugh, there is no rest.
Proverbs 29:11Judges 16:17, Prov 12:23; 17:27-28
A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.
Total Verses: 40
Total Passages: 39