|The Darby Translation (DBY)
||New International Version (NIV)
1 Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to stink [and] ferment; [so] a little folly is weightier than wisdom [and] honour.
1 As dead flies give perfume a bad smell, so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor.
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