Proverbs 16:32

He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 16:32

He that is slow to anger, is better then the mighty: and he that ruleth his spirit, then he that taketh a citie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, And he who rules his spirit, than he who captures a city.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; And he that ruleth his spirit, than he that taketh a city.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who is slow to be angry is better than a man of war, and he who has control over his spirit than he who takes a town.
- Basic English Bible

He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.
- Darby Bible

He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit, than he that taketh a city.
- Webster's Bible

One who is slow to anger is better than the mighty; one who rules his spirit, than he who takes a city.
- World English Bible

Better [is] the slow to anger than the mighty, And the ruler over his spirit than he who is taking a city.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 16:32

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 16:32


16:32 Is better - Of a more gallant and generous spirit, and more valiant and victorious.


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