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Proverbs 14:18

    Proverbs 14:18 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The simple inherit folly: but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The simple inherit folly: but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The simple inherit folly; But the prudent are crowned with knowledge.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Foolish behaviour is the heritage of the simple, but men of good sense are crowned with knowledge.

    Webster's Revision

    The simple inherit folly; But the prudent are crowned with knowledge.

    World English Bible

    The simple inherit folly, but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The simple inherit folly: but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 14:18

    Crowned - The teacher anticipates the truth, and the paradox, of the Stoic saying, "The wise is the only king."

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 14:18

    14:18 Inherit - They possess it as their inheritance, holding it fast, and glorying in it. Knowledge - The saving knowledge of God and of their own duty.