And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria; they prophesied in Baal, and caused my people Israel to err. ( Jer. 23:13).

And I have seen folly. Heb., Insalsity.

Folly is as unpleasant to the intelligent as unsavoury meat is to him that tasteth it.


The painting: Hieronymus Bosch, The Garden of Earthly Delights, oil on oak panels, 220 cm × 389 cm (87 in × 153 in), Museo del Prado, Madrid