New Living Translation
"How long, you simpletons, will you insist on being simpleminded? How long will you mockers relish your mocking? How long will you fools hate knowledge?
King James Bible
How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?
Darby Bible Translation
How long, simple ones, will ye love simpleness, and scorners take pleasure in their scorning, and the foolish hate knowledge?
World English Bible
"How long, you simple ones, will you love simplicity? How long will mockers delight themselves in mockery, and fools hate knowledge?
Young's Literal Translation
'Till when, ye simple, do ye love simplicity? And have scorners their scorning desired? And do fools hate knowledge?
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:22 Scoffers - That scoff at religion and contemn the word and faithful ministers of God.
LibraryThe Great Unknown
"I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out My hand, and no man regarded."--Prov. i. 24. "There standeth One among you, whom ye know not."--John i. 26. C. P. C. tr., Emma Frances Bevan, 1899 Why dost Thou pass unheeded, Treading with piercèd feet The halls of the kingly palace, The busy street? Oh marvellous in Thy beauty, Crowned with the light of God, Why fall they not down to worship Where Thou has trod? Why are Thy hands extended Beseeching whilst men pass by With their empty …
Frances Bevan—Hymns of Ter Steegen and Others (Second Series)
How the Whole and the Sick are to be Admonished.
How those are to be Admonished with whom Everything Succeeds According to their Wish, and those with whom Nothing Does.
The Reader Reminded How Much He Needs the Assistance of the Spirit of God to Form Him to the Temper Described Above, and what Encouragement He
Oh, the joys of those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, or stand around with sinners, or join in with mockers.
These proverbs will give insight to the simple, knowledge and discernment to the young.
She calls to the crowds along the main street, to those gathered in front of the city gate:
For they hated knowledge and chose not to fear the LORD.
For simpletons turn away from me--to death. Fools are destroyed by their own complacency.
You will say, "How I hated discipline! If only I had not ignored all the warnings!
I saw some naive young men, and one in particular who lacked common sense.
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