Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

A quick-tempered man acts foolishly, And a man of evil devices is hated.

King James Version

He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated.

Holman Bible

A quick-tempered man acts foolishly,
and a man who schemes is hated.

International Standard Version

A quick tempered person does foolish things, and a devious man is hated.

A Conservative Version

He who is soon angry will deal foolishly. And a man of wicked devices is hated.

American Standard Version

He that is soon angry will deal foolishly; And a man of wicked devices is hated.

Amplified

He who foams up quickly and flies into a passion deals foolishly, and a man of wicked plots and plans is hated.

Bible in Basic English

He who is quickly angry will do what is foolish, but the man of good sense will have quiet.

Darby Translation

He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly, and a man of mischievous devices is hated.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that is soon angry shall deal foolishly, and the man of wicked devices shall be hated.

Julia Smith Translation

He reaping anger will do folly: and a man of mischiefs will be hated.

King James 2000

He that is quickly angry deals foolishly: and a man of wicked intentions is hated.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who is short of {temper} will act foolishly, and the man who schemes will be hated.

Modern King James verseion

He who is soon angry acts foolishly, and a man of wicked plots is hated.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

An impatient man handleth foolishly; but he that is well advised, doth other ways.

NET Bible

A person who has a quick temper does foolish things, and a person with crafty schemes is hated.

New Heart English Bible

He who is quick to become angry will commit folly, and a crafty man is hated.

The Emphasized Bible

The impatient, worketh folly, and, a man of wicked devices, is hated.

Webster

He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated.

World English Bible

He who is quick to become angry will commit folly, and a crafty man is hated.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is short of temper doth folly, And a man of wicked devices is hated.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He that is soon
קצר 
Qatser 
Usage: 5

אוּלת 
'ivveleth 
Usage: 25

and a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

Verse Info

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

16 A wise man is cautious and turns away from evil, But a fool is arrogant and careless. 17 A quick-tempered man acts foolishly, And a man of evil devices is hated. 18 The naive inherit foolishness, But the sensible are crowned with knowledge.



Cross References

Proverbs 14:29

He who is slow to anger has great understanding, But he who is quick-tempered exalts folly.

Proverbs 15:18

A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, But the slow to anger calms a dispute.

Proverbs 16:32

He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, And he who rules his spirit, than he who captures a city.

Proverbs 29:22

An angry man stirs up strife, And a hot-tempered man abounds in transgression.

Ecclesiastes 7:9

Do not be eager in your heart to be angry, For anger resides in the bosom of fools.

James 1:19

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

Esther 3:6

But he disdained to lay hands on Mordecai alone, for they had told him who the people of Mordecai were; therefore Haman sought to destroy all the Jews, the people of Mordecai, who were throughout the whole kingdom of Ahasuerus.

Esther 7:5-6

Then King Ahasuerus asked Queen Esther, "Who is he, and where is he, who would presume to do thus?"

Proverbs 6:18

A heart that devises wicked plans, Feet that run rapidly to evil,

Proverbs 12:2

A good man will obtain favor from the LORD, But He will condemn a man who devises evil.

Proverbs 12:16

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

Proverbs 22:24

Do not associate with a man given to anger; Or go with a hot-tempered man,

Isaiah 32:7

As for a rogue, his weapons are evil; He devises wicked schemes To destroy the afflicted with slander, Even though the needy one speaks what is right.

Jeremiah 5:26-29

'For wicked men are found among My people, They watch like fowlers lying in wait; They set a trap, They catch men.

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