Proverbs 29 :8

Proverbs 29 :8 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

Scornful men bring a city into a snare: but wise men turn away wrath.

King James Version (KJV)

Scornful men bring a city into a snare: but wise men turn away wrath.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Scoffers set a city in a flame; But wise men turn away wrath.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Men of pride are the cause of violent acts in a town, but by wise men wrath is turned away.

Webster's Revision

Scornful men bring a city into a snare: but wise men turn away wrath.

World English Bible

Mockers stir up a city, but wise men turn away anger.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Scornful men set a city in a flame: but wise men turn away wrath.

Definitions for Proverbs 29 :8

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 29 :8

Barnes' Commentary on Proverbs 29 :8

Scornful men - The men who head political or religious revolutions, who inflame (literally as in the margin) the minds of the people against the powers that be.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 29 :8

29:8 Wrath - The wrath of God or of men, who were enraged against it.
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