Proverbs 15:14

“The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge: but the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The heart of him that hath vnderstanding, seeketh knowledge: but the mouth of fooles feedeth on foolishnesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The mind of the intelligent seeks knowledge, But the mouth of fools feeds on folly.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge; But the mouth of fools feedeth on folly.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The heart of the man of good sense goes in search of knowledge, but foolish things are the food of the unwise.
- Basic English Bible

The heart of an intelligent [man] seeketh knowledge; but the mouth of the foolish feedeth on folly.
- Darby Bible

The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge: but the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness.
- Webster's Bible

The heart of one who has understanding seeks knowledge, but the mouths of fools feed on folly.
- World English Bible

The heart of the intelligent seeketh knowledge, And the mouth of fools enjoyeth folly.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The heart of him that hath discernment seeketh knowledge; but the mouth of fools feedeth on folly.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 15:14


15:14 Foolishness - Wickedness is meat and drink to them.


Discussion for Proverbs 15:14

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