New International Version
Wisdom reposes in the heart of the discerning and even among fools she lets herself be known.
King James Bible
Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding: but that which is in the midst of fools is made known.
Darby Bible Translation
Wisdom resteth in the heart of the intelligent [man]; but that which is in the foolish maketh itself known.
World English Bible
Wisdom rests in the heart of one who has understanding, and is even made known in the inward part of fools.
Young's Literal Translation
In the heart of the intelligent wisdom doth rest. And in the midst of fools it is known.
Proverbs 14:33 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The wicked is driven away in his wickedness - He does not leave life cheerfully. Poor soul! Thou hast no hope in the other world, and thou leavest the present with the utmost regret! Thou wilt not go off; but God will drive thee.
But the righteous hath hope in his death - He rejoiceth to depart and be with Christ: to him death is gain; he is not reluctant to go - he flies at the call of God.
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TEXT: "The wicked shall not be unpunished."--Prov. 11:21. There are very many passages of Scripture which ought to be read in connection with this text; as for example, "Fools make a mock at sin" (Proverbs 14:9), for only a fool would. Better trifle with the pestilence and expose one's self to the plague than to discount the blighting effects of sin. And, again, "The soul that sinneth it shall die" (Ezekiel 18:4). From this clear statement of the word of God there is no escape. Or, again, "Our …
J. Wilbur Chapman—And Judas Iscariot
Sin the Mocker
Epistle xxx. To Eulogius, Bishop of Alexandria.
The Intercession of Christ
For wisdom will enter your heart, and knowledge will be pleasant to your soul.
Fools show their annoyance at once, but the prudent overlook an insult.
When calamity comes, the wicked are brought down, but even in death the righteous seek refuge in God.
Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin condemns any people.
Fools give full vent to their rage, but the wise bring calm in the end.
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