Parallel Verses

Webster

Also, that the soul be without knowledge, it is not good; and he that hasteth with his feet sinneth.

New American Standard Bible

Also it is not good for a person to be without knowledge, And he who hurries his footsteps errs.

King James Version

Also, that the soul be without knowledge, it is not good; and he that hasteth with his feet sinneth.

Holman Bible

Even zeal is not good without knowledge,
and the one who acts hastily sins.

International Standard Version

Furthermore, it isn't good to be ignorant, and whoever rushes into things misses the mark.

A Conservative Version

Also, that the soul be without knowledge is not good. And he who hastens with his feet sins.

American Standard Version

Also, that the soul be without knowledge is not good; And he that hasteth with his feet sinneth.

Amplified

Desire without knowledge is not good, and to be overhasty is to sin and miss the mark.

Bible in Basic English

Further, without knowledge desire is not good; and he who is over-quick in acting goes out of the right way.

Darby Translation

Also that a person be without knowledge is not good; and he that hasteth with his feet maketh false steps.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

That the soul be without wisdom is not good, and he that hastens with his feet sins.

Julia Smith Translation

Also the soul without knowledge is not good, and he hastening with his feat, sins.

King James 2000

Also, that the soul be without knowledge is not good; and he that hastens with his feet sins.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Also, a life without knowledge is not good, and he who moves quickly with [his] feet {misses the mark}.

Modern King James verseion

Also without knowledge the soul is not good, and he who hurries with his feet sins.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Where no discretion is, there the soul is not well; and whoso is swift on foot, stumbleth hastily.

NET Bible

It is dangerous to have zeal without knowledge, and the one who acts hastily makes poor choices.

New Heart English Bible

It isn't good to have zeal without knowledge; nor being hasty with one's feet and missing the way.

The Emphasized Bible

Surely, for the soul to be, without knowledge, is not good, and, he that hasteth with his feet, strayeth.

World English Bible

It isn't good to have zeal without knowledge; nor being hasty with one's feet and missing the way.

Youngs Literal Translation

Also, without knowledge the soul is not good, And the hasty in feet is sinning.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Also, that the soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

דּעת 
Da`ath 
Usage: 91

it is not good
טוב 
Towb 
Usage: 553

and he that hasteth
אוּץ 
'uwts 
Usage: 10

with his feet
רגל 
Regel 
Usage: 247

Context Readings

How To Avoid Fools And Foolishness

1 Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse in his lips, and is a fool. 2 Also, that the soul be without knowledge, it is not good; and he that hasteth with his feet sinneth. 3 The foolishness of man perverteth his way: and his heart fretteth against the LORD.



Cross References

Proverbs 21:5

The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only to want.

Proverbs 29:20

Seest thou a man that is hasty in his words? there is more hope of a fool than of him.

Job 31:5

If I have walked with vanity, or if my foot hath hasted to deceit;

Proverbs 1:16

For their feet run to evil, and make haste to shed blood.

Proverbs 10:21

The lips of the righteous feed many: but fools die for want of wisdom.

Proverbs 14:29

He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.

Proverbs 25:8

Go not forth hastily to strive, lest thou know not what to do in the end thereof, when thy neighbor hath put thee to shame.

Proverbs 28:20

A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.

Proverbs 28:22

He that hasteth to be rich hath an evil eye, and considereth not that poverty shall come upon him.

Ecclesiastes 7:9

Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of fools.

Ecclesiastes 12:9

And moreover, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge: yes, he gave good heed, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs.

Isaiah 27:11

When its boughs are withered, they shall be broken off: the women come and set them on fire: for it is a people of no understanding: therefore he that made them will not have mercy on them, and he that formed them will show them no favor.

Isaiah 28:16

Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD, Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner stone, a sure foundation: he that believeth shall not make haste.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.

John 16:3

And these things will they do to you, because they have not known the Father, nor me.

Romans 10:2

For I bear them testimony that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge.

Philippians 1:9

And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment;

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