The labour of the foolish wearieth him, In that he hath not known to go unto the city.
'And every one who is hearing of me these words, and is not doing them, shall be likened to a foolish man who built his house upon the sand;
Keep thy feet when thou goest unto a house of God, and draw near to hear rather than to give of fools the sacrifice, for they do not know they do evil.
And a highway hath been there, and a way, And the 'way of holiness' is called to it, Not pass over it doth the unclean, And He Himself is by them, Whoso is going in the way -- even fools err not.
And Jehovah saith unto me, 'Again take to thee the instrument of a foolish shepherd.
The heart of the wise is in a house of mourning, And the heart of fools in a house of mirth.
Proverbs of Solomon. A wise son causeth a father to rejoice, And a foolish son is an affliction to his mother.
A wise son rejoiceth a father. And a foolish man is despising his mother.
A provocation to his father is a foolish son, And bitterness to her that bare him.
A calamity to his father is a foolish son, And the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping.
Whoso is begetting a fool hath affliction for it, Yea, the father of a fool rejoiceth not.
From all my transgressions deliver me, A reproach of the fool make me not.
I -- I have seen the perverse taking root, And I mark his habitation straightway,
He hath set the fool in many high places, And the rich in a low place do sit.
Better is a poor and wise youth than an old and foolish king, who hath not known to be warned any more.