King James Version
The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.
Darby Bible Translation
The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright; but the mouth of the foolish poureth out folly.
World English Bible
The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of fools gush out folly.
Young's Literal Translation
The tongue of the wise maketh knowledge good, And the mouth of fools uttereth folly.
Proverbs 15:2 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
poureth: Heb. belcheth, or, bubbleth
The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.Proverbs 15:2 Parallel Commentaries
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We have in our text, first of all, a great fact declared,--"Hell and destruction are before the Lord ;" we have, secondly, a great fact inferred,--"How much more then the hearts of the children of men?" I. We will begin with THE GREAT FACT WHICH IS DECLARED--a fact which furnishes us with premises from which we deduce the practical conclusion of the second sentence--"How much more then the hearts of the children of men?" The best interpretation that you can give of those two words, "hell" and "destruction," …
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Behold, they belch out with their mouth: swords are in their lips: for who, say they, doth hear?
A prudent man concealeth knowledge: but the heart of fools proclaimeth foolishness.
Every prudent man dealeth with knowledge: but a fool layeth open his folly.
The lips of the wise disperse knowledge: but the heart of the foolish doeth not so.
The heart of the righteous studieth to answer: but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.
For a dream cometh through the multitude of business; and a fool's voice is known by multitude of words.
A fool also is full of words: a man cannot tell what shall be; and what shall be after him, who can tell him?
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