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

  • Jared S.
    10 He that winketh with the eye causeth sorrow: but a prating fool shall fall
    11 The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked
    help me understand verse 10.is winking good or bad?
    10. he that winks causes distress (bad): BUT a prating fool shall go to hell (bad)
    11. mouth of righteous man is life (good): BUT violence is a wicked mans mouth (bad)
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 10:2 TREASURES OF WICKEDNESS PROFIT NOTHING BUT RIGHTEOUSNESS DELIVERETH FROM DEATH EZEKIEL 14:20 THOUGH NOAH DANIEL AND JOB WERE IN IT AS I LIVE---SAITH THE LORD GOD--- THEY SHALL DELIVER NEITHER SON NOR DAUGHTER THEY SHALL BUT DELIVER THEIR OWN SOULS BY THEIR RIGHTEOUSNESS 1 JOHN 2:29 IF YOU KNOW THAT HE IS RIGHTEOUS YOU KNOW THAT EVERYONE THAT DOETH RIGHTEOUSNESS IS --- BORN OF HIM ---
  • Geraldine cole
    PRAISE THE LORD HE IS WONDERFUL. .
  • ALFREDO BAUTISTA
    SURROUNDING OURSELVES WITH GODFEARING PEOPLE...
  • Librarygal143
    Thank you Lord, for all your blessings!
  • BSP
    Having Jehovah God's blessing on us is what makes us truly spiritually rich. He wants us to enjoy life and when we have his blessing it is truly fulfilling.