It is better to heed the rebuke of a wise person than to listen to the song of fools.
Read Ecclesiastes 7:5 Using Other Translations
It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise, than for a man to hear the song of fools.
It is better for a man to hear the rebuke of the wise than to hear the song of fools.
Better to be criticized by a wise person than to be praised by a fool.
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