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Proverbs 20:3

    Proverbs 20:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    It is an honour for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    It is an honor for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    It is an honor for a man to keep aloof from strife; But every fool will be quarrelling.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    It is an honour for a man to keep from fighting, but the foolish are ever at war.

    Webster's Revision

    It is an honor for a man to keep aloof from strife; But every fool will be quarrelling.

    World English Bible

    It is an honor for a man to keep aloof from strife; but every fool will be quarreling.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    It is an honour for a man to keep aloof from strife: but every fool will be quarrelling.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 20:3

    It is an honoer for a man - The same sentiment as Proverbs 19:11.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 20:3

    Meddling - See Proverbs 17:14 note.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 20:3

    20:3 Meddling - Is always ready to begin strife, and obstinate in the continuance of it.