My lord, do not take seriously this ill-natured fellow, Nabal; for as his name is, so is he; Nabal is his name, and folly is with him; but I, your servant, did not see the young men of my lord, whom you sent.
Now therefore take seven bulls and seven rams, and go to my servant Job, and offer up for yourselves a burnt offering; and my servant Job shall pray for you, for I will accept his prayer not to deal with you according to your folly; for you have not spoken of me what is right, as my servant Job has done."
O God, you know my folly; the wrongs I have done are not hidden from you.
They die for lack of discipline, and because of their great folly they are lost.
One who is clever conceals knowledge, but the mind of a fool broadcasts folly.
The clever do all things intelligently, but the fool displays folly.
It is the wisdom of the clever to understand where they go, but the folly of fools misleads.
The simple are adorned with folly, but the clever are crowned with knowledge.
The crown of the wise is their wisdom, but folly is the garland of fools.
Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding, but one who has a hasty temper exalts folly.