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A fool's wrath is presently known: but a prudent man covereth shame.
- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
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Other Translations of Proverbs 12:16
A fooles wrath is presently knowen: but a prudent man couereth shame.- King James Version (1611)
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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
Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 12:16
12:16 Covereth - The shame, or injury done to him, which he conceals and bears with patience.
Comments for Proverbs 12:16
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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