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Folly

Origin: oe. Folie, foli, f. Folie, fr. Fol, fou, foolish, mad. See fool.

1. The state of being foolish; want of good sense; levity, weakness, or derangement of mind.

2. A foolish act; an inconsiderate or thoughtless procedure; weak or light-minded conduct; foolery. What folly 'tis to hazard life for ill. (Shak)

3. Scandalous crime; sin; specifically, as applied to a woman, wantonness. [Achan] wrought folly in Israel. (Josh. Vii. 15) When lovely woman stoops to folly. (Goldsmith)

4. The result of a foolish action or enterprise. It is called this man's or that man's folly, and name of the foolish builder is thus kept alive for long after years. (Trench)


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... : To understand this it is best that you understand what these chapters are saying, in Proverbs 4:7 it is a father speaking to his children of the follies of this world, and how they need to be wise and stay away from evil things, In Ecclesiastes he was speaking more of how giving your life to ...

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