King James Version
A man shall be commended according to his wisdom: but he that is of a perverse heart shall be despised.
Darby Bible Translation
A man is commended according to his wisdom; but he that is of a perverted heart shall be despised.
World English Bible
A man shall be commended according to his wisdom, but he who has a warped mind shall be despised.
Young's Literal Translation
According to his wisdom is a man praised, And the perverted of heart becometh despised.
Proverbs 12:8 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
of a...: Heb. perverse of heart
A man shall be commended according to his wisdom: but he that is of a perverse heart shall be despised.Proverbs 12:8 Parallel Commentaries
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