Proverbs 10:8

“The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The wise in heart will receiue commaundements: but a prating foole shall fall.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The wise of heart will receive commands, But a babbling fool will be ruined.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The wise in heart will receive commandments; But a prating fool shall fall.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The wise-hearted man will let himself be ruled, but the man whose talk is foolish will have a fall.
- Basic English Bible

The wise in heart receiveth commandments; but a prating fool shall fall.
- Darby Bible

The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.
- Webster's Bible

The wise in heart accept commandments, but a chattering fool will fall.
- World English Bible

The wise in heart accepteth commands, And a talkative fool kicketh.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The wise in heart will receive commandments; but a prating fool shall fall.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 10:8


10:8 Who receive - Is ready to hear and obey the precepts of God and men. Fall - Into mischief.


Discussion for Proverbs 10:8