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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CommentaryBarnes' 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.
LibraryThe 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 …
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A fool's anger is known at once, But a prudent man conceals dishonor.
A prudent man conceals knowledge, But the heart of fools proclaims folly.
Wisdom rests in the heart of one who has understanding, But in the hearts of fools it is made known.
A man's discretion makes him slow to anger, And it is his glory to overlook a transgression.
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