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Lesson 14 : The Fool And His Folly.  A good way to learn about something is to study its opposite.  To understand happiness, for example, you also must.

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1 Lesson 14 : The Fool And His Folly

2  A good way to learn about something is to study its opposite.  To understand happiness, for example, you also must understand sorrow.  To understand wisdom, you can learn a lot by studying a fool.

3  Several Hebrew words so translated:  EVEEL – perverse, silly  KESEEL – fat (figuratively), stupid or silly, foolish  NABAL – stupid, wicked, foolish, vile

4  In Scripture speaks more to MORAL deficiency than to intellectual lacking  Not a lack of mental powers, but the misuse of them  The person who casts off the fear of the Lord and thinks he can disregard God’s eternal principles

5  Proverbs 12:15 – “The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man is he who listens to counsel.”  The fool can only see his own way

6  Proverbs 28:26 – “He who trusts in his own heart is a fool, but he who walks wisely will be delivered.

7  Proverbs 3:5-6 – “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.”

8 Proverbs 1:7 – “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.”

9 Proverbs 10:21 – “The lips of the righteous feed many, but fools die for lack of understanding.”

10 Proverbs 18:13 – “He who gives an answer before he hears, it is folly and shame to him.”

11 Proverbs 26:3 – “A whip is for the horse, a bridle for the donkey, and a rod for the back of fools.” Proverbs 17:10 – “A rebuke goes deeper into one who has understanding than a hundred blows into a fool.”

12 Proverbs 10:23 – “Doing wickedness is like sport to a fool, and so is wisdom to a man of understanding.” Proverbs 14:9 – “Fools mock at sin but among the upright there is good will.”

13 Proverbs 27:22 – “Though you pound a fool in a mortar with a pestle along with crushed grain, yet his foolishness will not depart from him.”

14 Proverbs 3:35 – “The wise will inherit honor, but fools display dishonor.”

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