Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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 [shortsighted] fool always loses his temper and displays his anger,
But a wise man [uses self-control and] holds it back.

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.

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 Men of blood hate the perfect, And the upright seek his soul. 11 A fool bringeth out all his mind, And the wise till afterwards restraineth it. 12 A ruler who is attending to lying words, All his ministers are wicked.



Cross References

Proverbs 12:16

The fool -- in a day is his anger known, And the prudent is covering shame.

Proverbs 14:33

In the heart of the intelligent wisdom doth rest. And in the midst of fools it is known.

Proverbs 19:11

The wisdom of a man hath deferred his anger, And his glory is to pass over transgression.

Judges 16:17

that he declareth to her all his heart, and saith to her, 'A razor hath not gone up on my head, for a Nazarite to God I am from the womb of my mother; if I have been shaven, then hath my power turned aside from me, and I have been weak, and have been as any of the human race.'

Proverbs 12:23

A prudent man is concealing knowledge, And the heart of fools proclaimeth folly.

Amos 5:13

Therefore is the wise at that time silent, For an evil time it is.

Micah 7:5

Believe not in a friend, trust not in a leader, From her who is lying in thy bosom keep the openings of thy mouth.

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