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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' Notes on Proverbs 10:8

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

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 10:8

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