“fools find no pleasure in understanding”



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A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.

— Proverbs 18:2

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A fool כְּ֭סִיל Properly, fat, i.e., (figuratively) stupid or silly H3684
hath no לֹֽא Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles H3808
delight יַחְפֹּ֣ץ Properly, to incline to; by implication (literally but rarely) to bend; figuratively, to be pleased with, desire H2654
in understanding, בִּתְבוּנָ֑ה Intelligence; by implication, an argument; by extension, caprice H8394

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