The lips of the wise disperse knowledge, But the heart of the fool does not do so (Proverbs 15:7, NKJV). The word “disperse” is rendered “spread” in the English Standard Version, and it simply means that one who is wise is going to give wisdom to those who seek it. What kind of wisdom will it be? It could be very practical advice, but it is that advice that comes from God that is the best advice. At the outset of Solomon’s words of wisdom, he said this: To know wisdom and instruction, to understand words of insight, to receive instruction in wise dealing, in righteousness, justice, and equity; to give prudence to the simple, knowledge and discretion to the youth (1:2-4). The fool, on the other hand, what wisdom does he (she) have? The wisdom of this world, and for whatever good may come of that, it is limited in scope and hope!