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Proverbs 1:4

simple

Webster Definition

Simple
SIM'PLE, a.
[L. simplex;

sine, without
and plex, plica, doubling, fold;]

1.
Single;
consisting of one thing;
uncompounded;
unmingled;
uncombined with any thing else;

as a simple substance;
a simple idea;
a simple sound.

2.
Plain;
artless;
not given to design, stratagem or duplicity;
undesigning;
sincere;
harmless.

A simple husbandman in garments gray.

3.
Artless;
unaffected;
unconstrained;
inartificial;
plain.

In simple manners all the secret lies.

4.
Unadorned;
plain;

as a simple style or narration; a simple dress.

5. Not complex or complicated;
as a machine of simple construction.

6. Weak in intellect;
not wise or sagacious;
silly.

The simple believeth every word; but the prudent looketh well to his going. Prov 14.

7. In botany, undivided, as a root, stem or spike; only one on a petiole, as a simple leaf; only one on a peduncle, as a simple flower; having only one set of rays, as an umbel; having only one row of leaflets, as a simple calyx; not plumose or fathered, as a pappus. A simple body, in chemisty, is one that has not been decomposed, or separated into two or more bodies.

SIM'PLE, n. Something not mixed or compounded. in the materia medica, the genral denomination of an herb or plant. as each vegetable is supposed to possess its particular virtue, and therefore to constitute a simple remedy.

SIM'PLE, v. i. To gather simples or plants. As simpling on the flowery hills he stray'd.

Strong's Concordance

H6612
פּתאי פּתי פּתי
pethı̂y pethı̂y pethâ'ı̂y
peth-ee', peh'-thee, peth-aw-ee'
From H6601; silly (that is, seducible): -

H6601
פּתה
pâthâh
paw-thaw'
A primitive root; to open,
that is, be (causatively make) roomy;
usually figuratively (in a mental or moral sense) to be (causatively make) simple
or (in a sinister way) delude: -

Silly - (Webster definition)
SIL'LY, a. [Heb. This may be radically the same word, with a prefix. Class Sl. No. 26]

1. Weak in intellect; foolish; witless; destitute of ordinary strength of mind; simple; as a silly man; a silly child.

2. Proceeding from want of understanding or common judgment; characterized by weakness of folly; unwise; as silly thoughts; silly actions; a silly scheme; writings stupid or silly.

3. Weak; helpless. After long storms- With which my silly bark was toss'd