Proverbs 14:17
Good News Translation
People with a hot temper do foolish things; wiser people remain calm.

Contemporary English Version
Fools have quick tempers, and no one likes you if you can't be trusted.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The impatient man shall work folly: and the crafty man is hateful.

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The impatient man shall work folly: and the crafty man is hateful.

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Proverbs 14:29 He that is patient, is governed with much wisdom: but he that is impatient, exalteth his folly.

Proverbs 12:16 A fool immediately sheweth his anger: but he that dissembleth injuries is wise.

Proverbs 15:18 A passionate man stirreth up strifes: he that is patient appeaseth those that are stirred up.

Proverbs 16:32 The patient man is better than the valiant: and he that ruleth his spirit, than he that taketh cities.

Proverbs 22:24 Be not a friend to an angry man, and do not walk with a furious man:

Proverbs 29:22 A passionate man provoketh quarrels: and he that is easily stirred up to wrath, shall be more prone to sin.

Ecclesiastes 7:9 Be not quickly angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of a fool.

James 1:19 You know, my dearest brethren. And let every man be swift to hear, but slow to speak and slow to anger.

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Proverbs 6:18 A deceitful witness that uttereth lies, and him that soweth discord among brethren.

Proverbs 12:2 Man shall not be strengthened by wickedness: and the root of the just shall not be moved.

Esther 3:6 And he counted it nothing to lay his hands upon Mardochai alone: for he had heard that he was of the nation of the Jews, and he chose rather to destroy all the nation of the Jews that were in the kingdom of Assuerus.

Esther 7:5,6 And king Assuerus answered and said: Who is this, and of what power, that he should do these things? . . .

Isaiah 32:7 The vessels of the deceitful are most wicked: for he hath framed devices to destroy the meek, with lying words, when the poor man speaketh judgment.

Jeremiah 5:26-29 For among my people are found wicked men, that lie in wait as fowlers, setting snares and traps to catch men. . . .

Context
The Wise Woman
16A wise man feareth, and declineth from evil: the fool leapeth over, and is confident. 17The impatient man shall work folly: and the crafty man is hateful.18The childish shall possess folly, and the prudent shall look for knowledge.…
Cross References
2 Kings 5:12
Are not the Abana, and the Pharphar, rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel, that I may wash in them, and be made clean? So as he turned, and was going away with indignation,

Proverbs 14:16
A wise man feareth, and declineth from evil: the fool leapeth over, and is confident.

Proverbs 14:18
The childish shall possess folly, and the prudent shall look for knowledge.

Ecclesiastes 7:9
Be not quickly angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of a fool.

Additional Translations
A quick-tempered man acts foolishly, and a devious man is hated.He that is soon angry deals foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated.

He that is soon angry will deal foolishly; And a man of wicked devices is hated.

A passionate man acts inconsiderately; but a sensible man bears up under many things.

He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly, and a man of mischievous devices is hated.

He that is soon angry will deal foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated.

He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated.

He who is quick to become angry will commit folly, and a crafty man is hated.

Whoso is short of temper doth folly, And a man of wicked devices is hated.
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