Proverbs 13 :16

Proverbs 13 :16 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

Every prudent man deals with knowledge: but a fool lays 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 dealeth with knowledge: but a fool layeth open 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.

Definitions for Proverbs 13 :16

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.

Barnes' Commentary on Proverbs 13 :16

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 13 :16

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