Proverbs 29:11
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New American Standard Bible
A fool always loses his temper, But a wise man holds it back.

King James Bible
A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.

Darby Bible Translation
A fool uttereth all his mind; but a wise man keepeth it back.

World English Bible
A fool vents all of his anger, but a wise man brings himself under control.

Young's Literal Translation
A fool bringeth out all his mind, And the wise till afterwards restraineth it.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Mind - The Hebrew word is used sometimes for "mind" or "reason," sometimes for "passion," or "wrath." The reticence commended would include both; but the verb "keepeth it in" (rendered "stilleth," in Psalm 65:7) is slightly in favor of the second of the two senses.

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Library
The Baptismal Covenant Can be Kept Unbroken. Aim and Responsibility of Parents.
We have gone "to the Law and to the Testimony" to find out what the nature and benefits of Baptism are. We have gathered out of the Word all the principal passages bearing on this subject. We have grouped them together, and studied them side by side. We have noticed that their sense is uniform, clear, and strong. Unless we are willing to throw aside all sound principles of interpretation, we can extract from the words of inspiration only one meaning, and that is that the baptized child is, by virtue
G. H. Gerberding—The Way of Salvation in the Lutheran Church

For, Concerning False Witness, which is Set Down in the Ten Commands of The...
36. For, concerning false witness, which is set down in the ten commands of the Law, it can indeed in no wise be contended that love of truth may at heart be preserved, and false witness brought forth to him unto whom the witness is borne. For, when it is said to God only, then it is only in the heart that the truth is to be embraced: but when it is said to man, then must we with the mouth also of the body bring forth truth, because man is not an inspector of the heart. But then, touching the witness
St. Augustine—On Lying

Cross References
Proverbs 12:16
A fool's anger is known at once, But a prudent man conceals dishonor.

Proverbs 12:23
A prudent man conceals knowledge, But the heart of fools proclaims folly.

Proverbs 14:33
Wisdom rests in the heart of one who has understanding, But in the hearts of fools it is made known.

Proverbs 19:11
A man's discretion makes him slow to anger, And it is his glory to overlook a transgression.

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