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Proverbs 14:15

    Proverbs 14:15 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The simple believeth every word: but the prudent man looketh well to his going.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The simple believes every word: but the prudent man looks well to his going.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The simple believeth every word; But the prudent man looketh well to his going.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The simple man has faith in every word, but the man of good sense gives thought to his footsteps.

    Webster's Revision

    The simple believeth every word; But the prudent man looketh well to his going.

    World English Bible

    A simple man believes everything, but the prudent man carefully considers his ways.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The simple believeth every word: but the prudent man looketh well to his going.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 14:15

    Simple - In the bad sense (compare Proverbs 1:22).

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 14:15

    14:15 The simple - A foolish man. Looketh - He orders his dealings in the world with due circumspection, not considering so much what other men say as what he ought to do.