New American Standard Bible
The wise will inherit honor, But fools display dishonor.
King James Bible
The wise shall inherit glory: but shame shall be the promotion of fools.
Darby Bible Translation
The wise shall inherit glory; but shame shall be the promotion of the foolish.
World English Bible
The wise will inherit glory, but shame will be the promotion of fools.
Young's Literal Translation
Honour do the wise inherit, And fools are bearing away shame!
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The margin conveys the thought that "fools" glory in that which is indeed their shame. Others take the clause as meaning "every fool takes up shame," i. e., gains nothing but that.
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'My son, despise not the chastening of the Lord; neither be weary of His correction: 12. For whom the Lord loveth He correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth. 13. Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding. 14. For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold. 15. She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her. 16. Length of days is in …
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"O naive ones, understand prudence; And, O fools, understand wisdom.
A righteous man hates falsehood, But a wicked man acts disgustingly and shamefully.
"Those who have insight will shine brightly like the brightness of the expanse of heaven, and those who lead the many to righteousness, like the stars forever and ever.
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