Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Whoever trusts in himself is foolish, but whoever lives wisely will be kept safe.

New American Standard Bible

He who trusts in his own heart is a fool, But he who walks wisely will be delivered.

King James Version

He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.

Holman Bible

The one who trusts in himself is a fool,
but one who walks in wisdom will be safe.

A Conservative Version

He who trusts in his own heart is a fool, but he who walks wisely, he shall be delivered.

American Standard Version

He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool; But whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.

Amplified

He who leans on, trusts in, and is confident of his own mind and heart is a [self-confident] fool, but he who walks in skillful and godly Wisdom shall be delivered.

Bible in Basic English

He whose faith is in himself is foolish; but everyone walking wisely will be kept safe.

Darby Translation

He that confideth in his own heart is a fool; but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that trusts in his own heart is a fool, but whosoever walks in wisdom, he shall be saved.

Julia Smith Translation

He trusting in his heart is foolish: and he going in wisdom shall be delivered.

King James 2000

He that trusts in his own heart is a fool: but whosoever walks wisely, he shall be delivered.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who trusts in his own heart is a fool, but he who walks in wisdom will be saved.

Modern King James verseion

He who trusts in his own heart is a fool; but whoever walks wisely, he shall be delivered.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that trusteth in his own heart, is a fool; but he that dealeth wisely, shall be safe.

NET Bible

The one who trusts in his own heart is a fool, but the one who walks in wisdom will escape.

New Heart English Bible

One who trusts in himself is a fool; but one who walks in wisdom is kept safe.

The Emphasized Bible

He that trusteth his own heart, the same, is a dullard, but, he that walketh wisely, the same, shall be delivered.

Webster

He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoever walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.

World English Bible

One who trusts in himself is a fool; but one who walks in wisdom is kept safe.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is trusting in his heart is a fool, And whoso is walking in wisdom is delivered.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּטח 
Batach 
Usage: 120

is a fool
כּסיל 
K@ciyl 
Usage: 70

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

Context Readings

All About Life

25 An arrogant man stirs up dissension, but anyone who trusts in the LORD prospers. 26 Whoever trusts in himself is foolish, but whoever lives wisely will be kept safe. 27 Whoever gives to the poor will never lack, but whoever shuts his eyes to their poverty will be cursed.



Cross References

Proverbs 3:5

Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not depend on your own understanding.

James 3:13-18

Who among you is wise and understanding? Let him show by his noble conduct that his actions are done humbly and wisely.

2 Kings 8:13

But Hazael responded, "What? Who am I, your servant, that I should do such a horrible thing?" But Elisha answered, "The LORD has shown me that you will be king over Aram."

Job 28:28

He has commanded mankind: "To fear the Lord that is wisdom; to move away from evil that is understanding.'"

Jeremiah 17:9

"The heart is more deceitful than anything. It is incurable who can know it?

Mark 7:21-23

because it's from within, from the human heart, that evil thoughts come, as well as sexual immorality, stealing, murder,

Mark 14:27-31

Then Jesus told them, "All of you will turn against me, because it is written, "I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep will be scattered.'

Romans 8:7

That is why the mind that focuses on human nature is hostile toward God. It refuses to submit to the authority of God's Law because it is powerless to do so.

2 Timothy 3:15

From infancy you have known the Holy Scriptures that are able to give you the wisdom you need for salvation through faith in the Messiah Jesus.

James 1:5

Now if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives to everyone generously without a rebuke, and it will be given to him.

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