Proverbs 18 :6

Proverbs 18 :6 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calls for strokes.

King James Version (KJV)

A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calls for strokes.

American Standard Version (ASV)

A fool's lips enter into contention, And his mouth calleth for stripes.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

A foolish man's lips are a cause of fighting, and his mouth makes him open to blows.

Webster's Revision

A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for strokes.

World English Bible

A fool's lips come into strife, and his mouth invites beatings.

English Revised Version (ERV)

A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for stripes.

Definitions for Proverbs 18 :6

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 18 :6

Barnes' Commentary on Proverbs 18 :6

The first verse speaks of the immediate, the others of the remote, results of the "fool's" temper. First, "contention," then "strokes" or blows, then "destruction," and last, "wounds."

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 18 :6

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