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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
He that is void of wisedome, despiseth his neighbour: but a man of vnderstanding holdeth his peace.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
He who despises his neighbor lacks sense, But a man of understanding keeps silent.
- New American Standard Version (1995)
He that despiseth his neighbor is void of wisdom; But a man of understanding holdeth his peace.
- American Standard Version (1901)
He who has a poor opinion of his neighbour has no sense, but a wise man keeps quiet.
- Basic English Bible
He that despiseth his neighbour is void of heart; but a man of understanding holdeth his peace.
- Darby Bible
He that is void of wisdom despiseth his neighbor: but a man of understanding holdeth his peace.
- Webster's Bible
One who despises his neighbor is void of wisdom, but a man of understanding holds his peace.
- World English Bible
Whoso is despising his neighbour lacketh heart, And a man of understanding keepeth silence.
- Youngs Literal Bible
He that despiseth his neighbour lacketh understanding; but a man of discernment holdeth his peace.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible
11:12 Despiseth - Which he shews by contemptuous or reproachful expressions. Holdeth peace - Forbears all such expressions, and silently and patiently bears those reproaches.
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