Proverbs 14:16

“A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil: but the fool rageth, and is confident.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 14:16

A wise man feareth, and departeth from euill: but the foole rageth, and is confident.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 14:16

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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