Proverbs 15:21

“Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom: but a man of understanding walketh uprightly.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 15:21

Folly is ioy to him that is destitute of wisedome: but a man of vnderstanding walketh vprightly.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Folly is joy to him who lacks sense, But a man of understanding walks straight.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Folly is joy to him that is void of wisdom; But a man of understanding maketh straight his going.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Foolish behaviour is joy to the unwise; but a man of good sense makes his way straight.
- Basic English Bible

Folly is joy to him that is void of sense; but a man of understanding regulateth his walk.
- Darby Bible

Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom: but a man of understanding walketh uprightly.
- Webster's Bible

Folly is joy to one who is void of wisdom, but a man of understanding keeps his way straight.
- World English Bible

Folly is joy to one lacking heart, And a man of intelligence directeth [his] going.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Folly is joy to him that lacketh understanding; but a man of discernment walketh straightforwards.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 15:21

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 15:21


15:19 An hedge - As a way hedged up with thorns, troublesome, perplexed, and full of difficulties. Plain - Is easy and pleasant to him, notwithstanding all its difficulties.

15:22 Counsel - When men do not seek, or will not receive advice from others.

15:23 The answer - By a wise, or good and seasonable answer.


Discussion for Proverbs 15:21



 

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