5 Fools will not be called ·great [noble; honorable],
and people will not respect the ·wicked [scoundrel; deceiver].
6 A fool says foolish things,
and in his ·mind [heart] he ·plans evil [or commits sin].
A fool ·does things that are wicked [practices ungodliness],
and he ·says wrong things [spreads error] about the Lord.
A fool does not feed the hungry
or let thirsty people drink water.
7 The ·wicked person [scoundrel] uses evil ·like a tool [or schemes; methods].
He plans ·ways [wicked schemes] to take everything from the poor.
He destroys the poor with lies,
even when the ·poor person [needy] ·is in the right [L speak justice].