'Simple' in the Bible
For resentment kills the foolish man, and jealousy kills the simple.
Yahweh's law is perfect, restoring the soul. Yahweh's testimony is sure, making wise the simple.
Yahweh preserves the simple. I was brought low, and he saved me.
The entrance of your words gives light. It gives understanding to the simple.
to give prudence to the simple, knowledge and discretion to the young man:
"How long, you simple ones, will you love simplicity? How long will mockers delight themselves in mockery, and fools hate knowledge?
For the backsliding of the simple will kill them. The careless ease of fools will destroy them.
I saw among the simple ones. I discerned among the youths a young man void of understanding,
You simple, understand prudence. You fools, be of an understanding heart.
"Whoever is simple, let him turn in here!" As for him who is void of understanding, she says to him,
Leave your simple ways, and live. Walk in the way of understanding."
"Whoever is simple, let him turn in here." as for him who is void of understanding, she says to him,
A simple man believes everything, but the prudent man carefully considers his ways.
The simple inherit folly, but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.
Flog a scoffer, and the simple will learn prudence; rebuke one who has understanding, and he will gain knowledge.
When the mocker is punished, the simple gains wisdom. When the wise is instructed, he receives knowledge.
A prudent man sees danger, and hides himself; but the simple pass on, and suffer for it.
A prudent man sees danger and takes refuge; but the simple pass on, and suffer for it.