Proverbs 17:24

“Wisdom is before him that hath understanding; but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 17:24

Wisedome is before him that hath vnderstanding: but the eyes of a foole are in the ends of the earth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Wisdom is in the presence of the one who has understanding, But the eyes of a fool are on the ends of the earth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Wisdom is before the face of him that hath understanding; But the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Wisdom is before the face of him who has sense; but the eyes of the foolish are on the ends of the earth.
- Basic English Bible

Wisdom is before him that hath understanding; but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.
- Darby Bible

Wisdom is before him that hath understanding; but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.
- Webster's Bible

Wisdom is before the face of one who has understanding, but the eyes of a fool wander to the ends of the earth.
- World English Bible

The face of the intelligent [is] to wisdom, And the eyes of a fool -- at the end of the earth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Wisdom is before him that hath understanding; but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 17:24

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 17:24


17:24 In the face - His wisdom appears even in his looks. The eyes - Minding most, those things which are remotest from him, and least concern him.


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