Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

The hearts of reckless people will understand sound judgment, and the tongues of those who stammer will be ready to speak clearly.

New American Standard Bible

The mind of the hasty will discern the truth, And the tongue of the stammerers will hasten to speak clearly.

King James Version

The heart also of the rash shall understand knowledge, and the tongue of the stammerers shall be ready to speak plainly.

Holman Bible

The reckless mind will gain knowledge,
and the stammering tongue will speak clearly and fluently.

A Conservative Version

And the heart of the rash shall understand knowledge, and the tongue of the stammerers shall be ready to speak plainly.

American Standard Version

And the heart of the rash shall understand knowledge, and the tongue of the stammerers shall be ready to speak plainly.

Amplified

And the mind of the rash will understand knowledge and have good judgment, and the tongue of the stammerers will speak readily and plainly.

Bible in Basic English

The man of sudden impulses will become wise in heart, and he whose tongue is slow will get the power of talking clearly.

Darby Translation

and the heart of the rash shall understand knowledge, and the tongue of the stammerers shall be ready to speak plainly.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The heart also of the rash shall understand knowledge, and the tongue of the stammerers shall be ready to speak plainly.

Julia Smith Translation

And the heart of the hasty shall understand to know, and the tongue of those stammering shall hasten to speak plain.

King James 2000

The heart also of the rash shall understand knowledge, and the tongue of the stammerers shall be ready to speak plainly.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And [the] {minds} of [the] rash will understand {knowledge}, and [the] tongues of stammerers will hasten to speak clearly.

Modern King James verseion

And the heart of the rash shall understand knowledge, and the tongue of those who stutter shall be ready to speak plainly.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The heart of the unwise shall attain to knowledge, and the imperfect tongue shall speak plainly and distinctly.

NET Bible

The mind that acts rashly will possess discernment and the tongue that stutters will speak with ease and clarity.

New Heart English Bible

The heart of the rash will understand knowledge, and the tongue of the stammerers will be ready to speak plainly.

The Emphasized Bible

And the heart of the hurried, shall take note of knowledge, And the tongue of stammerers, shall make haste to speak plainly.

Webster

The heart also of the rash shall understand knowledge, and the tongue of the stammerers shall be ready to speak plainly.

World English Bible

The heart of the rash will understand knowledge, and the tongue of the stammerers will be ready to speak plainly.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the heart of those hastened Understandeth to know, And the tongue of stammerers hasteth to speak clearly.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

דּעת 
Da`ath 
Usage: 91

and the tongue
לשׁנה לשׁן לשׁון 
Lashown 
Usage: 116

of the stammerers
עלּג 
`illeg 
Usage: 1

to speak
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

References

Context Readings

The Kingdom Of Righteousness

3 Then the eyes of those who can see won't turn away, and the ears of those who can hear will listen. 4 The hearts of reckless people will understand sound judgment, and the tongues of those who stammer will be ready to speak clearly. 5 People will no longer call a fool noble, nor will a bad person be declared honorable.


Cross References

Isaiah 29:24

Moreover, those who go astray in spirit will gain understanding, and those who complain will accept instruction.'"

Exodus 4:11

Then God asked him, "Who gives a person a mouth? Who makes him unable to speak, or deaf, or able to see, or blind, or lame? Is it not I, the LORD?

Nehemiah 8:8-12

They read from the Book of the Law of God, distinctly communicating its meaning, so they could understand the reading.

Song of Songs 7:9

May your mouth be like good wine. May it go down smoothly to my beloved, gliding gently over the lips of the sleeping ones.

Matthew 11:25

At that time Jesus said, "I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from wise and intelligent people and have revealed them to infants.

Matthew 16:17

Then Jesus told him, "How blessed you are, Simon son of Jonah, since flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, though my Father in heaven has.

Luke 21:14-15

So purpose in your hearts not to prepare your defense ahead of time,

Acts 2:4-12

All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in foreign languages as the Spirit gave them that ability.

Acts 4:13

Now when the Jewish leaders saw the boldness of Peter and John and found out that they were uneducated and ordinary men, they were amazed and realized that they had been with Jesus.

Acts 6:7

So the word of God continued to spread, and the number of disciples in Jerusalem continued to grow rapidly. Even a large number of priests became obedient to the faith.

Acts 26:9-11

Indeed, I myself thought it my duty to take extreme measures against the name of Jesus from Nazareth.

Galatians 1:23

The only thing they kept hearing was this: "The man who used to persecute us is now proclaiming the faith he once tried to destroy!"

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