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How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?
- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
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Other Translations of Proverbs 1:22
How long, ye simple ones, will ye loue simplicitie? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fooles hate knowledge?- King James Version (1611)
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"How long, O naive ones, will you love being simple-minded? And scoffers delight themselves in scoffing And fools hate knowledge?- New American Standard Version (1995)
How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? And scoffers delight them in scoffing, And fools hate knowledge?- American Standard Version (1901)
How long, you simple ones, will foolish things be dear to you? and pride a delight to the haters of authority? how long will the foolish go on hating knowledge?- Basic English Bible
How long, simple ones, will ye love simpleness, and scorners take pleasure in their scorning, and the foolish hate knowledge?- Darby Bible
How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge? - Webster's Bible
How long, you simple ones, will you love simplicity? How long will mockers delight themselves in mockery, and fools hate knowledge?- World English Bible
`Till when, ye simple, do ye love simplicity? And have scorners their scorning desired? And do fools hate knowledge?- Youngs Literal Bible
'How long, ye thoughtless, will ye love thoughtlessness? And how long will scorners delight them in scorning, and fools hate knowledge?- Jewish Publication Society Bible
Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 1:22
1:22 Scoffers - That scoff at religion and contemn the word and faithful ministers of God.
Comments for Proverbs 1:22
Timothy Mackey's comment on 2014-03-02 18:24:20:
WaKe Up 2 Peace ThX U GOD Bless
Samuel Sadebo's comment on 2014-01-23 23:28:34:
I am satisfied in your explanation and may God bless you!
Kedd's comment on 2014-01-22 04:59:10:
The simple minded follow popular opinion believing that it is thought, until enlightenment.
Sonia Peters's comment on 2013-01-27 08:47:27:
Proverbs is one of the books of the bible filled with words of wisdom, we should read it and try to adjust our lives as best as we can.
Katherine's comment on 2010-07-27 12:38:54:
Those who are childlike refuse to put away childish things (I Corinthians 13:11). Those who cast premature judgments and condemnations continue in their paths. The ignorant hate to learn.
Katherine's comment on 2010-07-27 12:37:44:
There is a vast wealth of information to be learned and had. People are just deaf to it or simply refuse it.
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