Proverbs 14:24

“The crown of the wise is their riches: but the foolishness of fools is folly.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 14:24

The crowne of the wise is their riches: but the foolishnesse of fooles is folly.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The crown of the wise is their riches, {But} the folly of fools is foolishness.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The crown of the wise is their riches; `But' the folly of fools is `only' folly.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Their wisdom is a crown to the wise, but their foolish behaviour is round the head of the unwise.
- Basic English Bible

The crown of the wise is their riches; the folly of the foolish is folly.
- Darby Bible

The crown of the wise is their riches: but the foolishness of fools is folly.
- Webster's Bible

The crown of the wise is their riches, but the folly of fools crowns them with folly.
- World English Bible

The crown of the wise is their wealth, The folly of fools [is] folly.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The crown of the wise is their riches; but the folly of fools remaineth folly.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 14:24

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 14:24


14:24 Riches - They are a singular advantage and ornament to them. But - As for rich fools, their folly is not cured, but made worse and more manifest by their riches.


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