Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

16 A wise man feareth and departeth from evil; but the foolish is overbearing and confident. 17 He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly, and a man of mischievous devices is hated. 18 The simple inherit folly; but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.



Cross References

Proverbs 14:29

He that is slow to anger is of great understanding; but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.

Proverbs 15:18

A furious man stirreth up contention; but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.

Proverbs 16:32

He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.

Proverbs 29:22

An angry man exciteth contention; and a furious man aboundeth in transgression.

Ecclesiastes 7:9

Be not hasty in thy spirit to be vexed; for vexation resteth in the bosom of fools.

James 1:19

So that, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath;

Esther 3:6

But he scorned to lay hands on Mordecai alone; for they had made known to him the people of Mordecai; therefore Haman sought to destroy all the Jews that were in all the kingdom of Ahasuerus the people of Mordecai.

Esther 7:5-6

And king Ahasuerus spoke and said to Esther the queen, Who is he, and where is he that has filled his heart to do so?

Proverbs 6:18

a heart that deviseth wicked imaginations; feet that are swift in running to mischief;

Proverbs 12:2

A good man obtaineth favour of Jehovah; but a man of mischievous devices will he condemn.

Proverbs 12:16

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

Proverbs 22:24

Make no friendship with an angry man, and go not with a furious man;

Isaiah 32:7

The instruments also of the churl are evil: he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the meek with lying words, even when the needy speaketh right.

Jeremiah 5:26-29

For among my people are found wicked men: they lay wait, as fowlers stoop down; they set a trap, they catch men.



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