Proverbs 29:11



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.

International Standard Version

The fool vents all his feelings, but the wise person keeps them to himself.

A Conservative Version

A fool utters all his anger, but a wise man keeps it back and calms it.

American Standard Version

A fool uttereth all his anger; But a wise man keepeth it back and stilleth it.

Amplified

A [self-confident] fool utters all his anger, but a wise man holds it back and stills it.

Bible in Basic English

A foolish man lets out all his wrath, but a wise man keeps it back quietly.

Darby Translation

A fool uttereth all his mind; but a wise man keepeth it back.

Holman Bible

A fool gives full vent to his anger, but a wise man holds it in check.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The fool gives full rein to his spirit, but the wise man in the end will bring it into rest.

Julia Smith Translation

The foolish one will bring forth all his spirit; and the wise one will restrain it back.

King James 2000

A fool utters all his mind: but a wise man keeps it in till afterwards.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A fool gives all his breath, but [the] wise holds back in quiet.

Modern King James verseion

A fool speaks all his mind; but a wise one keeps it in until afterwards.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A fool poureth out his spirit altogether, but a wise man keepeth it in till afterward.

NET Bible

A fool lets fly with all his temper, but a wise person keeps it back.

New Heart English Bible

A fool vents all of his anger, but a wise man brings himself under control.

New simplified Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

All his anger, doth a dullard let go, but, a wise man, by keeping it back, stilleth it.

Webster

A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.

World English Bible

A fool vents all of his anger, but a wise man brings himself under control.

Youngs Literal Translation

A fool bringeth out all his mind, And the wise till afterwards restraineth it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A fool
כּסיל 
K@ciyl 
Usage: 70

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out , ....forth , bring , come , proceed , go , depart ,
Usage: 1068

רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

but a wise
חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

שׁבח 
Shabach 
Usage: 11

Context Readings

All About Life

10 Men of bloodshed hate the blameless, But the upright are concerned for his life. 11 A fool always loses his temper, But a wise man holds it back. 12 If a ruler pays attention to falsehood, All his ministers become wicked.



Cross References

Proverbs 12:16

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

Proverbs 14:33

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

Proverbs 19:11

A man's discretion makes him slow to anger, And it is his glory to overlook a transgression.

Judges 16:17

So he told her all that was in his heart and said to her, "A razor has never come on my head, for I have been a Nazirite to God from my mother's womb. If I am shaved, then my strength will leave me and I will become weak and be like any other man."

Proverbs 12:23

A prudent man conceals knowledge, But the heart of fools proclaims folly.

Amos 5:13

Therefore at such a time the prudent person keeps silent, for it is an evil time.

Micah 7:5

Do not trust in a neighbor; Do not have confidence in a friend. From her who lies in your bosom Guard your lips.



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