Proverbs 27:22
New Living Translation
You cannot separate fools from their foolishness, even though you grind them like grain with mortar and pestle.

American Standard Version
Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar with a pestle along with bruised grain, Yet will not his foolishness depart from him.

Berean Study Bible
Though you grind a fool like grain with mortar and a pestle, yet his folly will not depart from him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Though thou shouldst bray a fool in the mortar, as when a pestle striketh upon sodden barley, his folly would not be taken from him.

English Revised Version
Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar with a pestle among bruised corn, yet will not his foolishness depart from him.

King James Bible
Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar among wheat with a pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him.

World English Bible
Though you grind a fool in a mortar with a pestle along with grain, yet his foolishness will not be removed from him.

Young's Literal Translation
If thou dost beat the foolish in a mortar, Among washed things -- with a pestle, His folly turneth not aside from off him.

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