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For vain man would be wise, though man be born like a wild ass's colt.
- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
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Other Translations of Job 11:12
For vaine man would be wise; though man be borne like a wilde asses coult.- King James Version (1611)
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"An idiot will become intelligent When the foal of a wild donkey is born a man.- New American Standard Version (1995)
But vain man is void of understanding, Yea, man is born `as' a wild ass's colt.- American Standard Version (1901)
And so a hollow-minded man will get wisdom, when a young ass of the field gets teaching.- Basic English Bible
Yet a senseless man will make bold, though man be born [like] the foal of a wild ass.- Darby Bible
For vain man would be wise, though man is born like a wild ass's colt. - Webster's Bible
An empty-headed man becomes wise when a man is born as a wild donkey's colt.- World English Bible
And empty man is bold, And the colt of a wild ass man is born.- Youngs Literal Bible
But an empty man will get understanding, when a wild ass's colt is born a man.- Jewish Publication Society Bible
View Wesley's Notes for Job 11:12
11:12 Man - That since the fall is void of all true wisdom, pretends to be wise, and able to pass a censure upon all God's ways and works. Colt - Ignorant, and dull, and stupid, as to divine things, and yet heady and untractable.
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