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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
A fooles wrath is presently knowen: but a prudent man couereth shame.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
A fool's anger is known at once, But a prudent man conceals dishonor.
- New American Standard Version (1995)
A fool's vexation is presently known; But a prudent man concealeth shame.
- American Standard Version (1901)
A foolish man lets his trouble be openly seen, but a sharp man keeps shame secret.
- Basic English Bible
The vexation of the fool is presently known; but a prudent [man] covereth shame.
- Darby Bible
A fool's wrath is presently known: but a prudent man covereth shame.
- Webster's Bible
A fool shows his annoyance the same day, but one who overlooks an insult is prudent.
- World English Bible
The fool -- in a day is his anger known, And the prudent is covering shame.
- Youngs Literal Bible
A fool's vexation is presently known; but a prudent man concealeth shame.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible
12:16 Covereth - The shame, or injury done to him, which he conceals and bears with patience.
Msafiri Kidunye's comment on 2013-09-06 01:38:54:
A foolish man is delighted to unleash his temper and have the people around him fear him. A wise man bears all the pain and insult inflicted on him with patience and reverence.
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