Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The wise of heart will receive commands, But a babbling fool will be ruined.

King James Version

The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.

Holman Bible

A wise heart accepts commands, but foolish lips will be destroyed.

International Standard Version

The wise person accepts commands, but the chattering fool will be brought down.

A Conservative Version

The wise in heart will receive commandments, but a prating fool shall fall.

American Standard Version

The wise in heart will receive commandments; But a prating fool shall fall.

Amplified

The wise in heart will accept and obey commandments, but the foolish of lips will fall headlong.

Bible in Basic English

The wise-hearted man will let himself be ruled, but the man whose talk is foolish will have a fall.

Darby Translation

The wise in heart receiveth commandments; but a prating fool shall fall.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The wise in heart will receive the commandments, but he who speaks foolishness shall fall.

Julia Smith Translation

The wise of heart will receive commands: and the foolish of lips shall fall.

King James 2000

The wise in heart will heed commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A heart of wisdom will heed commandments, but a babbling fool will come to ruin.

Modern King James verseion

The wise in heart will receive commandments; but a babbling fool shall fall.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A wise man will receive warning; but a fool will sooner be smitten in the face.

NET Bible

The wise person accepts instructions, but the one who speaks foolishness will come to ruin.

New Heart English Bible

The wise in heart accept commandments, but a chattering fool will fall.

The Emphasized Bible

The wise in heart, will accept commandments, but, he that is foolish with his lips, shall be thrust away.

Webster

The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.

World English Bible

The wise in heart accept commandments, but a chattering fool will fall.

Youngs Literal Translation

The wise in heart accepteth commands, And a talkative fool kicketh.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

will receive
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

מצוה 
Mitsvah 
Usage: 181

but a prating
שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

אויל 
'eviyl 
Usage: 26

Context Readings

Proverbs Concerning The Mouth

7 The memory of the righteous is blessed, But the name of the wicked will rot. 8 The wise of heart will receive commands, But a babbling fool will be ruined. 9 He who walks in integrity walks securely, But he who perverts his ways will be found out.



Cross References

Proverbs 12:1

Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, But he who hates reproof is stupid.

Psalm 119:34

Give me understanding, that I may observe Your law And keep it with all my heart.

Proverbs 1:5

A wise man will hear and increase in learning, And a man of understanding will acquire wise counsel,

Proverbs 9:9

Give instruction to a wise man and he will be still wiser, Teach a righteous man and he will increase his learning.

Proverbs 10:10

He who winks the eye causes trouble, And a babbling fool will be ruined.

Proverbs 12:13

An evil man is ensnared by the transgression of his lips, But the righteous will escape from trouble.

Proverbs 13:3

The one who guards his mouth preserves his life; The one who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.

Proverbs 14:8

The wisdom of the sensible is to understand his way, But the foolishness of fools is deceit.

Proverbs 14:23

In all labor there is profit, But mere talk leads only to poverty.

Proverbs 18:6-7

A fool's lips bring strife, And his mouth calls for blows.

Ecclesiastes 10:12

Words from the mouth of a wise man are gracious, while the lips of a fool consume him;

Matthew 7:24-25

"Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them, may be compared to a wise man who built his house on the rock.

James 3:13

Who among you is wise and understanding? Let him show by his good behavior his deeds in the gentleness of wisdom.



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