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He that is void of wisdom despiseth his neighbour: but a man of understanding holdeth his peace.
- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
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Other Translations of Proverbs 11:12
He that is void of wisedome, despiseth his neighbour: but a man of vnderstanding holdeth his peace.- King James Version (1611)
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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
Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 11:12
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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