Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

King James Version

Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.

Holman Bible

Do you see a man who is wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

International Standard Version

Do you see a man who is wise in his own opinion? There's more hope for a fool than for him.

A Conservative Version

See thou a man wise in his own conceit? There is more hope for a fool than of him.

American Standard Version

Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? There is more hope of a fool than of him.

Amplified

Do you see a man wise in his own eyes and conceit? There is more hope for a [self-confident] fool than for him.

Bible in Basic English

Have you seen a man who seems to himself to be wise? There is more hope for the foolish than for him.

Darby Translation

Hast thou seen a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope of a fool than of him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.

Julia Smith Translation

Sawest thou a man wise in his eyes? hope is for the foolish one more than for him.

King James 2000

See a man wise in his own eyes? there is more hope of a fool than of him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[Do] you see a man wise in his own eyes? [There is more] hope for a fool than for him.

Modern King James verseion

Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If thou seest a man that is wise in his own conceit, there is more hope in a fool than in him.

NET Bible

Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

New Heart English Bible

Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou hast seen a man wise in his own eye, - more hope of a dullard, than of him!

Webster

Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.

World English Bible

Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou hast seen a man wise in his own eyes, More hope of a fool than of him!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

thou a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

תּקוה 
Tiqvah 
Usage: 34

of a fool
כּסיל 
K@ciyl 
Usage: 70

References

Context Readings

All About Fools

11 Like a dog that returns to its vomit Is a fool who repeats his folly. 12 Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him. 13 The sluggard says, "There is a lion in the road! A lion is in the open square!"



Cross References

Proverbs 29:20

Do you see a man who is hasty in his words? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

Matthew 21:31

"Which of the two did the will of his father?" They said, "The first." Jesus said to them, "Truly I say to you that the tax collectors and prostitutes will get into the kingdom of God before you.

Proverbs 26:5

Answer a fool as his folly deserves, That he not be wise in his own eyes.

Proverbs 28:11

The rich man is wise in his own eyes, But the poor who has understanding sees through him.

Romans 12:16

Be of the same mind toward one another; do not be haughty in mind, but associate with the lowly Do not be wise in your own estimation.

Proverbs 3:7

Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the LORD and turn away from evil.

Proverbs 22:29

Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will stand before kings; He will not stand before obscure men.

Proverbs 26:16

The sluggard is wiser in his own eyes Than seven men who can give a discreet answer.

Luke 7:44

Turning toward the woman, He said to Simon, "Do you see this woman? I entered your house; you gave Me no water for My feet, but she has wet My feet with her tears and wiped them with her hair.

Luke 18:11

"The Pharisee stood and was praying this to himself: 'God, I thank You that I am not like other people: swindlers, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.

1 Corinthians 3:18-19

Let no man deceive himself If any man among you thinks that he is wise in this age, he must become foolish, so that he may become wise.

2 Corinthians 8:1-2

Now, brethren, we wish to make known to you the grace of God which has been given in the churches of Macedonia,

Revelation 3:17

'Because you say, "I am rich, and have become wealthy, and have need of nothing," and you do not know that you are wretched and miserable and poor and blind and naked,

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