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Proverbs 13:16

    Proverbs 13:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Every prudent man dealeth with knowledge: but a fool layeth open his folly.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Every prudent man deals with knowledge: but a fool lays open his folly.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Every prudent man worketh with knowledge; But a fool flaunteth his folly.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    A sharp man does everything with knowledge, but a foolish man makes clear his foolish thoughts.

    Webster's Revision

    Every prudent man worketh with knowledge; But a fool flaunteth his folly.

    World English Bible

    Every prudent man acts from knowledge, but a fool exposes folly.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Every prudent man worketh with knowledge: but a fool spreadeth out folly.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 13:16

    The way of transgressors is hard - Never was a truer saying; most sinners have more pain and difficulty to get their souls damned, than the righteous have, with all their cross-bearings, to get to the kingdom of heaven.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 13:16

    13:16 Knowledge - Considerately and discreetly. Layeth open - By his foolish actions.