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Proverbs 17:16 - King James Version
Proverbs 17:16

Wherefore is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he hath no heart to it?

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Proverbs 17:16 - New International Version

Why should fools have money in hand to buy wisdom, when they are not able to understand it?

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Proverbs 17:16 - New International Reader's Version

What good is money in the hands of a foolish person? He doesn't want to become wise.

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Proverbs 17:16 - American King James Version (1999)

Why is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he has no heart to it?

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Proverbs 17:16 - American Standard Version 2015

Wherefore is there a price in the hand of a fool to buy wisdom,\par\tab Seeing he hath no understanding?

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Proverbs 17:16 - Modern King James Version

Why is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, since he has no heart for it?

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Proverbs 17:16 - Lighthouse Bible 2006

Why is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he has no heart for it?

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Proverbs 17:16 - Easy To Read Version

If a foolish person has money, it is wasted. Why? Because that foolish person does not use the money to become wise.

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Proverbs 17:16 - King James 2000

Why is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he has no heart for it?

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Proverbs 17:16 - Amplified Bible

Of what use is money in the hand of a [self-confident] fool to buy skillful and godly Wisdom--when he has no understanding or heart for it?

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