Proverbs 27 :12

Proverbs 27 :12 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

A prudent man foresees the evil, and hides himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.

American King James Version (AKJV)

A prudent man foresees the evil, and hides himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.

American Standard Version (ASV)

A prudent man seeth the evil, and hideth himself; But the simple pass on, and'suffer for it.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

The sharp man sees the evil and takes cover: the simple go straight on and get into trouble.

Webster's Revision

A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.

World English Bible

A prudent man sees danger and takes refuge; but the simple pass on, and suffer for it.

English Revised Version (ERV)

A prudent man seeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and suffer for it.

Definitions for Proverbs 27 :12

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 27 :12

A prudent man foreseeth the evil - The very same as Proverbs 22:3.

Barnes' Commentary on Proverbs 27 :12

Compare the marginal reference.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 27 :12

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