Proverbs 10 :8

Proverbs 10 :8 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.

American King James Version (AKJV)

The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.

American Standard Version (ASV)

The wise in heart will receive commandments; But a prating fool shall fall.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

The wise-hearted man will let himself be ruled, but the man whose talk is foolish will have a fall.

Webster's Revision

The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.

World English Bible

The wise in heart accept commandments, but a chattering fool will fall.

English Revised Version (ERV)

The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.

Definitions for Proverbs 10 :8

Prating - Babbling; chattering.

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 10 :8

A prating fool shall fall - This clause is repeated in the tenth verse. The wise man will receive the commandment: but the shallow blabbing fool shall be cast down. See Proverbs 10:10.

Barnes' Commentary on Proverbs 10 :8

A prating ... fall - Better, as in the margin. Inward self-contained wisdom is contrasted with self-exposed folly.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 10 :8

10:8 Who receive - Is ready to hear and obey the precepts of God and men. Fall - Into mischief.
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