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Stay away from foolish people; they have nothing to teach you.
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Go against a foolish man, and he knoweth not the lips of prudence.
Proverbs 9:6 He that teacheth a scorner, doth an injury to himself; and he that rebuketh a wicked man, getteth himself a blot.
Proverbs 13:20 He that walketh with the wise, shall be wise: a friend of fools shall become like to them.
Proverbs 19:27 Cease not, O my son, to hear instruction, and be not ignorant of the words of knowledge.
1 Corinthians 5:11 But now I have written to you, not to keep company, if any man that is named a brother be a fornicator or covetous or a server of idols or a railer or a drunkard or an extortioner: with such a one, not so much as to eat.
Ephesians 5:11 And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness: but rather reprove them.
ContextThe Wise Woman
…6A scorner seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not: the learning of the wise is easy. 7Go against a foolish man, and he knoweth not the lips of prudence.8The wisdom of a discreet man is to understand his way: and the imprudence of fools erreth.…
Additional TranslationsStay away from a foolish man; you will gain no knowledge from his speech.Go from the presence of a foolish man, when you perceive not in him the lips of knowledge.
Go into the presence of a foolish man, And thou shalt not perceive in him the lips of knowledge.
All things are adverse to a foolish man; but wise lips are the weapons of discretion.
Go from the presence of a foolish man, in whom thou perceivest not the lips of knowledge.
Go into the presence of a foolish man, and thou shalt not perceive in him the lips of knowledge.
Go from the presence of a foolish man, when thou perceivest not in him the lips of knowledge.
Stay away from a foolish man, for you won't find knowledge on his lips.
Go from before a foolish man, Or thou hast not known the lips of knowledge.
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