Proverbs 15:2

“The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The tongue of the wise, vseth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fooles, powreth out foolishnes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The tongue of the wise makes knowledge acceptable, But the mouth of fools spouts folly.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The tongue of the wise uttereth knowledge aright; But the mouth of fools poureth out folly.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Knowledge is dropping from the tongue of the wise; but from the mouth of the foolish comes a stream of foolish words.
- Basic English Bible

The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright; but the mouth of the foolish poureth out folly.
- Darby Bible

The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.
- Webster's Bible

The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of fools gush out folly.
- World English Bible

The tongue of the wise maketh knowledge good, And the mouth of fools uttereth folly.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright; but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 15:2


15:2 Aright - Expressing what he knows prudently and gracefully. Poureth out - Plentifully, continually, and vehemently, as a fountain does waters.


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