Bible: Proverbs 1:22-25

1:22How long will you simpletons 1  love naiveté? 2 

How long 3  will mockers 4  delight 5  in mockery 6 

and fools 7  hate knowledge?

1:23 If only 8  you will respond 9  to my rebuke, 10 

then 11  I will pour 12  out my thoughts 13  to you

and 14  I will make 15  my words known to you.

1:24 However, 16  because 17  I called but you refused to listen, 18 

because 19  I stretched out my hand 20  but no one paid attention,

1:25 because 21  you neglected 22  all my advice,

and did not comply 23  with my rebuke,

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