Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The fool gives full rein to his spirit, but the wise man in the end will bring it into rest.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.

Holman Bible

A fool gives full vent to his anger,
but a wise man holds it in check.

International Standard Version

The fool vents all his feelings, but the wise person keeps them to himself.

A Conservative Version

A fool utters all his anger, but a wise man keeps it back and calms it.

American Standard Version

A fool uttereth all his anger; But a wise man keepeth it back and stilleth it.

Amplified

A [self-confident] fool utters all his anger, but a wise man holds it back and stills it.

Bible in Basic English

A foolish man lets out all his wrath, but a wise man keeps it back quietly.

Darby Translation

A fool uttereth all his mind; but a wise man keepeth it back.

Julia Smith Translation

The foolish one will bring forth all his spirit; and the wise one will restrain it back.

King James 2000

A fool utters all his mind: but a wise man keeps it in till afterwards.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A fool gives all his breath, but [the] wise holds back in quiet.

Modern King James verseion

A fool speaks all his mind; but a wise one keeps it in until afterwards.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A fool poureth out his spirit altogether, but a wise man keepeth it in till afterward.

NET Bible

A fool lets fly with all his temper, but a wise person keeps it back.

New Heart English Bible

A fool vents all of his anger, but a wise man brings himself under control.

The Emphasized Bible

All his anger, doth a dullard let go, but, a wise man, by keeping it back, stilleth it.

Webster

A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.

World English Bible

A fool vents all of his anger, but a wise man brings himself under control.

Youngs Literal Translation

A fool bringeth out all his mind, And the wise till afterwards restraineth it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A fool
כּסיל 
K@ciyl 
Usage: 70

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

but a wise
חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

שׁבח 
Shabach 
Usage: 11

Context Readings

All About Life

10 The bloodthirsty hate the perfect, but the just seek his soul. 11 The fool gives full rein to his spirit, but the wise man in the end will bring it into rest. 12 Of the ruler who hearkens unto the lying word, all his ministers are evil.



Cross References

Proverbs 12:16

A fool's wrath is presently known, but he who covers the injury is sane.

Proverbs 14:33

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

Proverbs 19:11

The discretion of a man defers his anger, and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.

Judges 16:17

Therefore, he told her all his heart and said unto her, A razor has never come upon my head, for I am a Nazarite of God from my mother's womb. If I am shaven, then my strength will go from me, and I shall become weak and be like any other man.

Proverbs 12:23

The sane man conceals his wisdom: but the heart of fools proclaims foolishness.

Amos 5:13

Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in that time, for it is an evil time.

Micah 7:5

Do not believe in a friend, do not trust in a prince; from her that lies at thy side, take care, open not thy mouth.

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