Should a wise man utter vain knowledge, and fill his belly with the east wind?
a wise man
Job 11:2,3 Should not the multitude of words be answered? and should a man full of talk be justified...
Job 13:2 What you know, the same do I know also: I am not inferior to you.
James 3:13 Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him show out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom.
vain knowledge. Heb. knowledge of wind
Job 6:26 Do you imagine to reprove words, and the speeches of one that is desperate, which are as wind?
Job 8:2 How long will you speak these things? and how long shall the words of your mouth be like a strong wind?
Hosea 12:1 Ephraim feeds on wind, and follows after the east wind: he daily increases lies and desolation...