Proverbs 12:16



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

A fool's anger is known at once, But a prudent man conceals dishonor.

King James Version

A fool's wrath is presently known: but a prudent man covereth shame.

International Standard Version

The anger of a fool becomes readily apparent, but the prudent person overlooks an insult.

A Conservative Version

A fool's vexation is instantly known, but a prudent man conceals shame.

American Standard Version

A fool's vexation is presently known; But a prudent man concealeth shame.

Amplified

A fool's wrath is quickly and openly known, but a prudent man ignores an insult.

Bible in Basic English

A foolish man lets his trouble be openly seen, but a sharp man keeps shame secret.

Darby Translation

The vexation of the fool is presently known; but a prudent man covereth shame.

Holman Bible

A fool's displeasure is known at once, but whoever ignores an insult is sensible.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

A fool's wrath is presently known, but he who covers the injury is sane.

Julia Smith Translation

The foolish one in the day shall make known his anger: but the prudent one covered dishonor.

King James 2000

A fool's wrath is at once known: but a prudent man covers shame.

Lexham Expanded Bible

As for a fool, {on that very day} he makes his anger known, but he who ignores an insult [is] prudent.

Modern King James verseion

A fool's vexation is known in a day, but the astute one covers shame.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A fool uttereth his wrath in all the haste, but a discreet man forgiveth wrong.

NET Bible

A fool's annoyance is known at once, but the prudent overlooks an insult.

New Heart English Bible

A fool shows his annoyance the same day, but one who overlooks an insult is prudent.

New simplified Bible

A fool's anger is instantly known. A prudent man conceals shame.

The Emphasized Bible

A foolish man, on the same day, letteth his vexation be known, but, he that concealeth an affront, is prudent.

Webster

A fool's wrath is presently known: but a prudent man covereth shame.

World English Bible

A fool shows his annoyance the same day, but one who overlooks an insult is prudent.

Youngs Literal Translation

The fool -- in a day is his anger known, And the prudent is covering shame.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אויל 
'eviyl 
Usage: 26

כּעשׂ כּעס 
Ka`ac 
Usage: 25

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

but a prudent
ערוּם 
`aruwm 
Usage: 11

כּסה 
Kacah 
Usage: 152

References

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

15 The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, But a wise man is he who listens to counsel. 16 A fool's anger is known at once, But a prudent man conceals dishonor. 17 He who speaks truth tells what is right, But a false witness, deceit.



Cross References

Proverbs 29:11

A fool always loses his temper, But a wise man holds it back.

Proverbs 10:12

Hatred stirs up strife, But love covers all transgressions.

Proverbs 17:9

He who conceals a transgression seeks love, But he who repeats a matter separates intimate friends.

James 1:19

This you know, my beloved brethren But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger;

1 Samuel 20:30-34

Then Saul's anger burned against Jonathan and he said to him, "You son of a perverse, rebellious woman! Do I not know that you are choosing the son of Jesse to your own shame and to the shame of your mother's nakedness?

1 Kings 19:1-2

Now Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done, and how he had killed all the prophets with the sword.

Proverbs 14:33

Wisdom rests in the heart of one who has understanding, But in the hearts of fools it is made known.

Proverbs 16:22

Understanding is a fountain of life to one who has it, But the discipline of fools is folly.

Proverbs 25:28

Like a city that is broken into and without walls Is a man who has no control over his spirit.



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