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Proverbs 27:12

    Proverbs 27:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    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.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 27:12

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

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 27:12

    Compare the marginal reference.