Proverbs 12:15
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New International Version
The way of fools seems right to them, but the wise listen to advice.

New Living Translation
Fools think their own way is right, but the wise listen to others.

English Standard Version
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man listens to advice.

New American Standard Bible
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, But a wise man is he who listens to counsel.

King James Bible
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A fool's way is right in his own eyes, but whoever listens to counsel is wise.

International Standard Version
The lifestyle of the fool is right in his own opinion, but wise is the man who listens to advice.

NET Bible
The way of a fool is right in his own opinion, but the one who listens to advice is wise.

New Heart English Bible
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but he who is wise listens to counsel.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The way of the fool is beautiful in his eyes, and he that listens to counsel is wise.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A stubborn fool considers his own way the right one, but a person who listens to advice is wise.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The way of a fool is straight in his own eyes; But he that is wise hearkeneth unto counsel.

New American Standard 1977
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes,
            But a wise man is he who listens to counsel.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The way of the fool is right in his own eyes, but he that hears counsel is wise.

King James 2000 Bible
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkens unto counsel is wise.

American King James Version
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that listens to counsel is wise.

American Standard Version
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes; But he that is wise hearkeneth unto counsel.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that is wise hearkeneth unto counsels.

Darby Bible Translation
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes; but he that is wise hearkeneth unto counsel.

English Revised Version
The way of the foolish is right in his own eyes: but he that is wise hearkeneth unto counsel.

Webster's Bible Translation
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth to counsel is wise.

World English Bible
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but he who is wise listens to counsel.

Young's Literal Translation
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, And whoso is hearkening to counsel is wise.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
12:14. When men use their tongues aright, to teach and comfort others, they enjoy acceptance through Christ Jesus; and the testimony of their conscience, that they in some measure answer the end of their being. 15. A fool, in the sense of Scripture, means a wicked man, one who acts contrary to the wisdom that is from above. His rule is, to do what is right in his own eyes.
Study Bible
Loving Discipline and Knowledge
14A man will be satisfied with good by the fruit of his words, And the deeds of a man's hands will return to him. 15The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, But a wise man is he who listens to counsel. 16A fool's anger is known at once, But a prudent man conceals dishonor.…
Cross References
Proverbs 14:12
There is a way which seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death.

Proverbs 16:2
All the ways of a man are clean in his own sight, But the LORD weighs the motives.

Proverbs 16:25
There is a way which seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death.

Proverbs 19:20
Listen to counsel and accept discipline, That you may be wise the rest of your days.

Proverbs 21:2
Every man's way is right in his own eyes, But the LORD weighs the hearts.
Treasury of Scripture

The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that listens to counsel is wise.

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Proverbs 3:7 Be not wise in your own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil.

Proverbs 14:16 A wise man fears, and departs from evil: but the fool rages, and is confident.

Proverbs 16:2,25 All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but the LORD weighs …

Proverbs 25:12,16 As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise …

Proverbs 28:11 The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor that has understanding …

Proverbs 30:12 There is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, and yet is …

Luke 18:11 The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank you, …

Galatians 6:3 For if a man think himself to be something, when he is nothing, he …

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Proverbs 1:5 A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding …

Proverbs 9:9 Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a …

Proverbs 19:20 Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that you may be wise in your latter end.

Ecclesiastes 4:13 Better is a poor and a wise child than an old and foolish king, who …

Jeremiah 38:15 Then Jeremiah said to Zedekiah, If I declare it to you, will you …

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