Proverbs 10:10
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New International Version
Whoever winks maliciously causes grief, and a chattering fool comes to ruin.

New Living Translation
People who wink at wrong cause trouble, but a bold reproof promotes peace.

English Standard Version
Whoever winks the eye causes trouble, and a babbling fool will come to ruin.

New American Standard Bible
He who winks the eye causes trouble, And a babbling fool will be ruined.

King James Bible
He that winketh with the eye causeth sorrow: but a prating fool shall fall.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A sly wink of the eye causes grief, and foolish lips will be destroyed.

International Standard Version
Those who wink their eyes are trouble makers, and the mocking fool will be brought down.

NET Bible
The one who winks his eye causes trouble, and the one who speaks foolishness will come to ruin.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He that winks with his eyes in deceit gives sorrow, and he who reproves openly makes peace.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Whoever winks with his eye causes heartache. The one who talks foolishly will be thrown down headfirst.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He that winketh with the eye causeth sorrow; And a prating fool shall fall.

New American Standard 1977
He who winks the eye causes trouble,
            And a babbling fool will be thrown down.

Jubilee Bible 2000
He that winks with the eye causes sorrow, and he that speaks foolishness shall fall.

King James 2000 Bible
He that winks with the eye causes trouble: but a prating fool shall fall.

American King James Version
He that winks with the eye causes sorrow: but a prating fool shall fall.

American Standard Version
He that winketh with the eye causeth sorrow; But a prating fool shall fall.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that winketh with the eye shall cause sorrow: and the foolish in lips shall be beaten.

Darby Bible Translation
He that winketh with the eye causeth grief, and a prating fool shall fall.

English Revised Version
He that winketh with the eye causeth sorrow: but a prating fool shall fall.

Webster's Bible Translation
He that winketh with the eye causeth sorrow: but a prating fool shall fall.

World English Bible
One winking with the eye causes sorrow, but a chattering fool will fall.

Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is winking the eye giveth grief, And a talkative fool kicketh.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
10:7. Both the just and the wicked must die; but between their souls there is a vast difference. 8. The wise in heart puts his knowledge in practice. 9. Dissemblers, after all their shuffling, will be exposed. 10. Trick and artifice will be no excuse for iniquity. 11. The good man's mouth is always open to teach, comfort, and correct others. 12. Where there is hatred, every thing stirs up strife. By bearing with each other, peace and harmony are preserved. 13. Those that foolishly go on in wicked ways, prepare rods for themselves. 14. Whatever knowledge may be useful, we must lay it up, that it may not be to seek when we want it. The wise gain this wisdom by reading, by hearing the word, by meditation, by prayer, by faith in Christ, who is made of God unto us wisdom. 15. This refers to the common mistakes both of rich and poor, as to their outward condition. Rich people's wealth exposes them to many dangers; while a poor man may live comfortably, if he is content, keeps a good conscience, and lives by faith. 16. Perhaps a righteous man has no more than what he works hard for, but that labour tends to life. 17. The traveller that has missed his way, and cannot bear to be told of it, and to be shown the right way, must err still. 18. He is especially a fool who thinks to hide anything from God; and malice is no better. 19. Those that speak much, speak much amiss. He that checks himself is a wise man, and therein consults his own peace. 20,21. The tongue of the just is sincere, freed from the dross of guile and evil design. Pious discourse is spiritual food to the needy. Fools die for want of a heart, so the word is; for want of thought.
Study Bible
Solomon's Proverbs: The Wise Son
9He who walks in integrity walks securely, But he who perverts his ways will be found out. 10He who winks the eye causes trouble, And a babbling fool will be ruined. 11The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, But the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.…
Cross References
Psalm 35:19
Do not let those who are wrongfully my enemies rejoice over me; Nor let those who hate me without cause wink maliciously.

Proverbs 6:13
Who winks with his eyes, who signals with his feet, Who points with his fingers;

Proverbs 10:8
The wise of heart will receive commands, But a babbling fool will be ruined.

Proverbs 10:14
Wise men store up knowledge, But with the mouth of the foolish, ruin is at hand.
Treasury of Scripture

He that winks with the eye causes sorrow: but a prating fool shall fall.

that

Proverbs 6:13 He winks with his eyes, he speaks with his feet, he teaches with his fingers;

Job 15:12 Why does your heart carry you away? and what do your eyes wink at,

Psalm 35:19 Let not them that are my enemies wrongfully rejoice over me: neither …

but

Proverbs 10:8 The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.

Proverbs 18:6,7,21 A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calls for strokes…

fall or be beaten

Proverbs 18:6,7 A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calls for strokes…

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