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Proverbs 17:27

    Proverbs 17:27 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He that has knowledge spares his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He that spareth his words hath knowledge; And he that is of a cool spirit is a man of understanding.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He who has knowledge says little: and he who has a calm spirit is a man of good sense.

    Webster's Revision

    He that spareth his words hath knowledge; And he that is of a cool spirit is a man of understanding.

    World English Bible

    He who spares his words has knowledge. He who is even tempered is a man of understanding.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He that spareth his words hath knowledge: and he that is of a cool spirit is a man of understanding.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 17:27

    Better, A man of calm (or noble) spirit is a man of understanding.