Proverbs 30:32
Good News Translation
If you have been foolish enough to be arrogant and plan evil, stop and think!

Contemporary English Version
If you are foolishly bragging or planning something evil, then stop it now!

Douay-Rheims Bible
There is that hath appeared a fool after he was lifted up on high: for if he had understood, he would have laid his hand upon his mouth.

New American Bible
If you have foolishly been proud or presumptuous—put your hand on your mouth;

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

There is that hath appeared a fool after he was lifted up on high: for if he had understood, he would have laid his hand upon his mouth.

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Proverbs 26:12 Hast thou seen a man wise in his own conceit? there shall be more hope of a fool than of him.

Ecclesiastes 8:3 Be not hasty to depart from his face, and do not continue in an evil work: for he will do all that pleaseth him:

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Proverbs 17:28 Even a fool, if he will hold his peace, shall be counted wise: and if he close his lips, a man of understanding.

Job 21:5 Hearken to me and be astonished, and lay your finger on your mouth.

Job 40:4 What can I answer, who hath spoken inconsiderately? I will lay my hand upon my mouth.

Ecclesiastes 8:4 And his word is full of power: neither can any man say to him: Why dost thou so?

Micah 7:16,17 The nations shall see, and shall be confounded at all their strength: they shall put the hand upon the mouth, their ears shall be deaf. . . .

Romans 3:19 Now we know that what things soever the law speaketh, it speaketh to them that are in the law: that every mouth may be stopped and all the world may be made subject to God.

Context
The Words of Agur
31A cock girded about the loins: and a ram: and a king, whom none can resist. 32There is that hath appeared a fool after he was lifted up on high: for if he had understood, he would have laid his hand upon his mouth.33And he that strongly squeezeth the paps to bring out milk, straineth out butter: and he that violently bloweth his nose, bringeth out blood: and he that provoketh wrath, bringeth forth strife.…
Cross References
Job 21:5
Hearken to me and be astonished, and lay your finger on your mouth.

Job 40:4
What can I answer, who hath spoken inconsiderately? I will lay my hand upon my mouth.

Proverbs 30:31
A cock girded about the loins: and a ram: and a king, whom none can resist.

Micah 7:16
The nations shall see, and shall be confounded at all their strength: they shall put the hand upon the mouth, their ears shall be deaf.

Additional Translations
If you have foolishly exalted yourself or if you have plotted evil, put your hand over your mouth.If you have done foolishly in lifting up yourself, or if you have thought evil, lay your hand on your mouth.

If thou hast done foolishly in lifting up thyself, Or if thou hast thought evil, Lay thy hand upon thy mouth.

If thou abandon thyself to mirth, and stretch forth thine hand in a quarrel, thou shalt be disgraced.

If thou hast done foolishly in lifting up thyself, or if thou hast thought evil, [lay] the hand upon thy mouth.

If thou hast done foolishly in lifting up thyself, or if thou hast thought evil, lay thine hand upon thy mouth.

If thou hast done foolishly in lifting up thyself, or if thou hast thought evil, lay thy hand upon thy mouth.

"If you have done foolishly in lifting up yourself, or if you have thought evil, put your hand over your mouth.

If thou hast been foolish in lifting up thyself, And if thou hast devised evil -- hand to mouth!
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