New Living Translation
"A wise man wouldn't answer with such empty talk! You are nothing but a windbag.
King James Bible
Should a wise man utter vain knowledge, and fill his belly with the east wind?
Darby Bible Translation
Should a wise man answer with windy knowledge, and fill his belly with the east wind,
World English Bible
"Should a wise man answer with vain knowledge, and fill himself with the east wind?
Young's Literal Translation
Doth a wise man answer with vain knowledge? And fill with an east wind his belly?
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:2 Fill - Satisfy his mind and conscience. East wind - With discourses not only unprofitable, but also pernicious both to himself and others; as the east - wind was in those parts.
LibraryWhether Pride is the Most Grievous of Sins?
Objection 1: It would seem that pride is not the most grievous of sins. For the more difficult a sin is to avoid, the less grievous it would seem to be. Now pride is most difficult to avoid; for Augustine says in his Rule (Ep. ccxi), "Other sins find their vent in the accomplishment of evil deeds, whereas pride lies in wait for good deeds to destroy them." Therefore pride is not the most grievous of sins. Objection 2: Further, "The greater evil is opposed to the greater good," as the Philosopher …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
The Redeemer's Return is Necessitated by the Lamentation of all Creation.
Whether There is Hope in the Damned
Do you think your words are convincing when you disregard my cry of desperation?
"Shouldn't someone answer this torrent of words? Is a person proved innocent just by a lot of talking?
Then Eliphaz the Temanite replied:
The wise don't engage in empty chatter. What good are such words?
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