Proverbs 14:29

He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Hee that is slow to wrath, is of great vnderstanding: but hee that is hasty of spirit, exalteth folly.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He who is slow to anger has great understanding, But he who is quick-tempered exalts folly.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that is slow to anger is of great understanding; But he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who is slow to be angry has great good sense; but he whose spirit is over-quick gives support to what is foolish.
- Basic English Bible

He that is slow to anger is of great understanding; but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.
- Darby Bible

He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.
- Webster's Bible

He who is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a quick temper displays folly.
- World English Bible

Whoso is slow to anger [is] of great understanding, And whoso is short in temper is exalting folly.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He that is slow to anger is of great understanding; but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 14:29


14:29 Exalteth - Heb. lifteth up, like a banner, makes it known and visible to all men.


Discussion for Proverbs 14:29

  • someone who is said to have meaning or expedient not seen from her academic background or science but how someone can control his temper is what is called a wise heart attitude

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