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A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil: but the fool rageth, and is confident.
- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
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Other Translations of Proverbs 14:16
A wise man feareth, and departeth from euill: but the foole rageth, and is confident.- King James Version (1611)
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A wise man is cautious and turns away from evil, But a fool is arrogant and careless.- New American Standard Version (1995)
A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil; But the fool beareth himself insolently, and is confident.- American Standard Version (1901)
The wise man, fearing, keeps himself from evil; but the foolish man goes on in his pride, with no thought of danger.- Basic English Bible
A wise [man] feareth and departeth from evil; but the foolish is overbearing and confident.- Darby Bible
A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil: but the fool rageth, and is confident. - Webster's Bible
A wise man fears, and shuns evil, but the fool is hotheaded and reckless.- World English Bible
The wise is fearing and turning from evil, And a fool is transgressing and is confident.- Youngs Literal Bible
A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil; but the fool behaveth overbearingly, and is confident.- Jewish Publication Society Bible
View Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 14:16
14:16 Feareth - Trembles at God's judgments when they are either inflicted or threatened. Rageth - Frets against God; or is enraged against his messengers. Confident - Secure and insensible of his danger.
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