Psalm 94:8
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New International Version
Take notice, you senseless ones among the people; you fools, when will you become wise?

King James Bible
Understand, ye brutish among the people: and ye fools, when will ye be wise?

Darby Bible Translation
Understand, ye brutish among the people; and ye fools, when will ye be wise?

World English Bible
Consider, you senseless among the people; you fools, when will you be wise?

Young's Literal Translation
Consider, ye brutish among the people, And ye foolish, when do ye act wisely?

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Understand, ye brutish - These are the same expressions as in Psalm 92:6 (note), on which see the note.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

brutish

Psalm 49:19 He shall go to the generation of his fathers; they shall never see light.

Psalm 73:22 So foolish was I, and ignorant: I was as a beast before you.

Psalm 92:6 A brutish man knows not; neither does a fool understand this.

Proverbs 12:1 Whoever loves instruction loves knowledge: but he that hates reproof is brutish.

Isaiah 27:11 When the boughs thereof are withered, they shall be broken off: the women come, and set them on fire...

Jeremiah 8:6-8 I listened and heard, but they spoke not aright: no man repented him of his wickedness, saying, What have I done...

Jeremiah 10:8 But they are altogether brutish and foolish: the stock is a doctrine of vanities.

Romans 3:11 There is none that understands, there is none that seeks after God.

fools

Deuteronomy 32:29 O that they were wise, that they understood this, that they would consider their latter end!

Proverbs 1:22 How long, you simple ones, will you love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 8:5 O you simple, understand wisdom: and, you fools, be you of an understanding heart.

Titus 3:3 For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy...

Library
Of the Knowledge of Truth
Happy is the man whom Truth by itself doth teach, not by figures and transient words, but as it is in itself.(1) Our own judgment and feelings often deceive us, and we discern but little of the truth. What doth it profit to argue about hidden and dark things, concerning which we shall not be even reproved in the judgment, because we knew them not? Oh, grievous folly, to neglect the things which are profitable and necessary, and to give our minds to things which are curious and hurtful! Having
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ

The Abrogation of the Saybrook Platform
That house cannot stand.--Mark iii, 25. The times change and we change with them.--Proverb. The omission of all persecuting acts from the revision of the laws in 1750 was evidence that the worst features of the great schism were passing, that public opinion as a whole had grown averse to any great severity toward the Separatists as dissenters. But the continuance in the revised statutes of the Saybrook Platform as the legalized constitution of the "Presbyterian, Congregational or Consociated Church,"
M. Louise Greene, Ph. D.—The Development of Religious Liberty in Connecticut

Letter Xlvi (Circa A. D. 1125) to Guigues, the Prior, and to the Other Monks of the Grand Chartreuse
To Guigues, the Prior, And to the Other Monks of the Grand Chartreuse He discourses much and piously of the law of true and sincere charity, of its signs, its degrees, its effects, and of its perfection which is reserved for Heaven (Patria). Brother Bernard, of Clairvaux, wishes health eternal to the most reverend among fathers, and to the dearest among friends, Guigues, Prior of the Grande Chartreuse, and to the holy Monks who are with him. 1. I have received the letter of your Holiness as joyfully
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

The Roman Pilgrimage: the Miracles which were Wrought in It.
[Sidenote: 1139] 33. (20). It seemed to him, however, that one could not go on doing these things with sufficient security without the authority of the Apostolic See; and for that reason he determined to set out for Rome, and most of all because the metropolitan see still lacked, and from the beginning had lacked, the use of the pall, which is the fullness of honour.[507] And it seemed good in his eyes[508] that the church for which he had laboured so much[509] should acquire, by his zeal and labour,
H. J. Lawlor—St. Bernard of Clairvaux's Life of St. Malachy of Armagh

Cross References
Psalm 36:3
The words of their mouths are wicked and deceitful; they fail to act wisely or do good.

Psalm 49:10
For all can see that the wise die, that the foolish and the senseless also perish, leaving their wealth to others.

Psalm 92:6
Senseless people do not know, fools do not understand,

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