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Proverbs 27:3

    Proverbs 27:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool's wrath is heavier than them both.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool's wrath is heavier than them both.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; But a fool's vexation is heavier than they both.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    A stone has great weight, and sand is crushing; but the wrath of the foolish is of greater weight than these.

    Webster's Revision

    A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; But a fool's vexation is heavier than they both.

    World English Bible

    A stone is heavy, and sand is a burden; but a fool's provocation is heavier than both.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool's vexation is heavier than them both.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 27:3

    Compare Ecclus. 22:15; a like comparison between the heaviest material burdens and the more intolerable load of unreasoning passion.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 27:3

    27:3 Heavier - More grievous, being without cause, without measure, and without end.