Proverbs 18:2

“A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

A foole hath no delight in vnderstanding, but that his heart may discouer it selfe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A fool does not delight in understanding, But only in revealing his own mind.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A fool hath no delight in understanding, But only that his heart may reveal itself.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A foolish man has no pleasure in good sense, but only to let what is in his heart come to light.
- Basic English Bible

A fool hath no delight in understanding, but only that his heart may reveal itself.
- Darby Bible

A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may reveal itself.
- Webster's Bible

A fool has no delight in understanding, but only in revealing his own opinion.
- World English Bible

A fool delighteth not in understanding, But -- in uncovering his heart.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A fool hath no delight in understanding, but only that his heart may lay itself bare.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 18:2


18:2 Understanding - In getting sound and saving, knowledge. The discovery - In uttering that folly and wickedness which is in his heart.


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