Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

A brutish man shall not know, and a fool shall not understand this.

New American Standard Bible

A senseless man has no knowledge,
Nor does a stupid man understand this:

King James Version

A brutish man knoweth not; neither doth a fool understand this.

Holman Bible

A stupid person does not know,
a fool does not understand this:

International Standard Version

A stupid man doesn't know, and a fool can't comprehend this:

A Conservative Version

A brutish man knows not, nor does a fool understand this.

American Standard Version

A brutish man knoweth not; Neither doth a fool understand this:

Amplified


A senseless man [in his crude and uncultivated state] knows nothing,
Nor does a [self-righteous] fool understand this:

Darby Translation

A brutish man knoweth not, neither doth a fool understand it.

King James 2000

A senseless man knows not; neither does a fool understand this.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[The] brutish man does not know, and [the] fool cannot understand this.

Modern King James verseion

A beastly man does not know; nor does a fool understand this.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

An unwise man will not know this, and a fool will not understand it -

NET Bible

The spiritually insensitive do not recognize this; the fool does not understand this.

New Heart English Bible

A senseless man doesn't know, neither does a fool understand this:

The Emphasized Bible

A man that is brutish, cannot know, And, dullard, cannot discern this: -

Webster

A brutish man knoweth not; neither doth a fool understand this.

World English Bible

A senseless man doesn't know, neither does a fool understand this:

Youngs Literal Translation

A brutish man doth not know, And a fool understandeth not this; --

Context Readings

God's Love And Faithfulness

5 How great were thy works, O Jehovah! thy thoughts were very deep. 6 A brutish man shall not know, and a fool shall not understand this. 7 In the putting forth of the unjust as grass, and all working iniquity shall flourish; to destroy them even to forever:


Cross References

Psalm 73:22

And I stupid, and I shall not know, and I was a beast with thee.

Psalm 49:10

For he shall see the wise shall die: together the fool and the stupid one shall perish, and they left their wealth to others.

Psalm 94:8

Understand, ye brutish among the people: and ye foolish, when will ye understand?

Psalm 14:1

To the overseer; of David. The fool said in his heart, No God. They were corrupted, they made their; works abominable, none doing good.

Psalm 32:9

Ye shall not be as the horse, as the mule, not understanding: with bit and curb to stop his youth, not drawing near to thee.

Psalm 75:4

I said to the foolish, Ye shall not be foolish; and to the unjust, Ye shall not lift up the horn:

Proverbs 1:22

How long, ye simple, will ye love simplicity? and mockers delight to mock for them, and the foolish hate knowledge?

Proverbs 24:7

High things to the foolish is wisdom: in the gate he will not open his mouth.

Proverbs 30:2

For I am brutish more than man, and not the understanding of a man to me.

Isaiah 1:3

. The ox knew his possessor, and the ass his lord's stall: Israel knew not; my people understood not

Jeremiah 10:14

Every man was brutish from knowledge: every founder was ashamed from his carved image; for his molten image a falsehood, and no spirit in them.

Luke 12:20

And God said to him, O foolish one, this night they require thy soul from thee: and what thou hast prepared, to whom shall it be?

1 Corinthians 2:14

And the natural man receives not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness to him: and he cannot know, for they are spiritually examined.

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