Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding: but that which is in the midst of fools is made known.

Holman Bible

Wisdom resides in the heart of the discerning;
she is known even among fools.

International Standard Version

Wisdom is at rest in the mind of the discerning even fools know this.

A Conservative Version

Wisdom rests in the heart of him who has understanding, but [a thing] in the inward part of fools is made known.

American Standard Version

Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding; But that which is in the inward part of fools is made known.

Amplified

Wisdom rests [silently] in the mind and heart of him who has understanding, but that which is in the inward part of [self-confident] fools is made known.

Bible in Basic English

Wisdom has her resting-place in the mind of the wise, but she is not seen among the foolish.

Darby Translation

Wisdom resteth in the heart of the intelligent man; but that which is in the foolish maketh itself known.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Wisdom shall rest in the heart of him that is sane and is made known in the midst of the fools.

Julia Smith Translation

In the heart of him understanding, wisdom shall rest: and in the midst of fools it shall be made known.

King James 2000

Wisdom rests in the heart of him that has understanding: but that which is in the midst of fools is made known.

Lexham Expanded Bible

In the heart of him who has understanding, wisdom rests, but [even] in the midst of fools it becomes known.

Modern King James verseion

Wisdom rests in the heart of him who has understanding, but among fools it is made known.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding; and he will teach them that are unlearned.

NET Bible

Wisdom rests in the heart of the discerning; it is known even in the heart of fools.

New Heart English Bible

Wisdom rests in the heart of one who has understanding, and is even made known in the inward part of fools.

The Emphasized Bible

In the heart of the intelligent, reposeth wisdom, but, in the midst of dullards, it maketh itself known.

Webster

Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding: but that which is in the midst of fools is made known.

World English Bible

Wisdom rests in the heart of one who has understanding, and is even made known in the inward part of fools.

Youngs Literal Translation

In the heart of the intelligent wisdom doth rest. And in the midst of fools it is known.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

נוּח 
Nuwach 
Usage: 144

but that which is in the midst
קרב 
Qereb 
Usage: 226

of fools
כּסיל 
K@ciyl 
Usage: 70

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

32 The wicked is thrust down by his wrongdoing, But the righteous has a refuge when he dies. 33 Wisdom rests in the heart of one who has understanding, But in the hearts of fools it is made known. 34 Righteousness exalts a nation, But sin is a disgrace to any people.



Cross References

Proverbs 12:16

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

Proverbs 29:11

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

Proverbs 12:23

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

Proverbs 13:16

Every prudent man acts with knowledge, But a fool displays folly.

Proverbs 15:2

The tongue of the wise makes knowledge acceptable, But the mouth of fools spouts folly.

Proverbs 15:28

The heart of the righteous ponders how to answer, But the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things.

Ecclesiastes 10:3

Even when the fool walks along the road, his sense is lacking and he demonstrates to everyone that he is a fool.

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