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He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated.
- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
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Other Translations of Proverbs 14:17
Hee that is soone angry, dealeth foolishly: and a man of wicked deuices is hated.- King James Version (1611)
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A quick-tempered man acts foolishly, And a man of evil devices is hated.- New American Standard Version (1995)
He that is soon angry will deal foolishly; And a man of wicked devices is hated.- American Standard Version (1901)
He who is quickly angry will do what is foolish, but the man of good sense will have quiet.- Basic English Bible
He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly, and a man of mischievous devices is hated.- Darby Bible
He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated. - Webster's Bible
He who is quick to become angry will commit folly, and a crafty man is hated.- World English Bible
Whoso is short of temper doth folly, And a man of wicked devices is hated.- Youngs Literal Bible
He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly; and a man of wicked devices is hated.- Jewish Publication Society Bible
View Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 14:17
14:17 Foolishly - His passion hurries him into foolish speeches and actions. Wicked devices - One who suppresses his passion, but meditates revenge. Hated - Both by God and men.
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