Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

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

International Standard Version

Whoever trusts in himself is foolish, but whoever lives wisely will be kept 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 trusts confidently in his own heart is a [dull, thickheaded] fool,
But he who walks in [skillful and godly] wisdom will be rescued.

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.

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.

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 One who is greedy stirs up strife; but one who trusts in the LORD will prosper. 26 One who trusts in himself is a fool; but one who walks in wisdom is kept safe. 27 One who gives to the poor has no lack; but one who closes his eyes will have many curses.



Cross References

Proverbs 3:5

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

James 3:13-18

Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show by his good conduct that his deeds are done in gentleness of wisdom.

2 Kings 8:13

Hazael said, "But what is your servant, who is but a dog, that he should do this great thing?" Elisha answered, "The LORD has shown me that you will be king over Syria."

Job 28:28

To man he said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom. To depart from evil is understanding.'"

Jeremiah 17:9

The heart is deceitful above all things, and it is exceedingly corrupt: who can know it?

Mark 7:21-23

For from within, out of the hearts of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, sexual sins, murders, thefts,

Mark 14:27-31

Jesus said to them, "All of you will fall away, for it is written, 'I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep will be scattered.'

Romans 8:7

because the mind set on the flesh is hostile towards God; for it is not subject to God's law, neither indeed can it be.

2 Timothy 3:15

From infancy, you have known the holy Scriptures which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith, which is in Christ Jesus.

James 1:5

But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach; and it will be given to him.

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