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Proverbs 15:21

    Proverbs 15:21 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom: but a man of understanding walketh uprightly.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom: but a man of understanding walks uprightly.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Folly is joy to him that is void of wisdom; But a man of understanding maketh straight his going.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Foolish behaviour is joy to the unwise; but a man of good sense makes his way straight.

    Webster's Revision

    Folly is joy to him that is void of wisdom; But a man of understanding maketh straight his going.

    World English Bible

    Folly is joy to one who is void of wisdom, but a man of understanding keeps his way straight.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Folly is joy to him that is void of wisdom: but a man of understanding maketh straight his going.

    Definitions for Proverbs 15:21

    Destitute - Those whose souls have been laid bare.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 15:21

    i. e., The empty-hearted, rejoicing in folly, goes the wrong way; the man of understanding, rejoicing in wisdom, goes the right way.