Proverbs 17:27

“He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He that hath knowledge, spareth his words: and a man of vnderstanding is of an excellent spirit.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He who restrains his words has knowledge, And he who has a cool spirit is a man of understanding.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that spareth his words hath knowledge; And he that is of a cool spirit is a man of understanding.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who has knowledge says little: and he who has a calm spirit is a man of good sense.
- Basic English Bible

He that hath knowledge spareth his words; and a man of understanding is of a cool spirit.
- Darby Bible

He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit.
- Webster's Bible

He who spares his words has knowledge. He who is even tempered is a man of understanding.
- World English Bible

One acquainted with knowledge is sparing his words, And the cool of temper [is] a man of understanding.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He that spareth his words hath knowledge; and he that husbandeth his spirit is a man of discernment.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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