Proverbs 12:15

“The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The way of a foole is right in his owne eyes: but he that hearkeneth vnto counsell, is wise.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, But a wise man is he who listens to counsel.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The way of a fool is right in his own eyes; But he that is wise hearkeneth unto counsel.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The way of the foolish man seems right to him? but the wise man gives ear to suggestions.
- Basic English Bible

The way of a fool is right in his own eyes; but he that is wise hearkeneth unto counsel.
- Darby Bible

The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth to counsel is wise.
- Webster's Bible

The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but he who is wise listens to counsel.
- World English Bible

The way of a fool [is] right in his own eyes, And whoso is hearkening to counsel [is] wise.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The way of a fool is straight in his own eyes; but he that is wise hearkeneth unto counsel.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 12:15


12:15 Hearkeneth - That distrusts his own judgments, and seeks counsel from others.


Discussion for Proverbs 12:15

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