Proverbs 27:3

“A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool's wrath is heavier than them both.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

A stone is heauie, and the sand weightie: but a fooles wrath is heauier then them both.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A stone is heavy and the sand weighty, But the provocation of a fool is heavier than both of them.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; But a fool's vexation is heavier than they both.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A stone has great weight, and sand is crushing; but the wrath of the foolish is of greater weight than these.
- Basic English Bible

A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool's vexation is heavier than them both.
- Darby Bible

A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool's wrath is heavier than both.
- Webster's Bible

A stone is heavy, and sand is a burden; but a fool's provocation is heavier than both.
- World English Bible

A stone [is] heavy, and the sand [is] heavy, And the anger of a fool Is heavier than they both.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool's vexation is heavier than they both.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 27:3


27:3 Heavier - More grievous, being without cause, without measure, and without end.


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