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New International Version
To answer before listening-- that is folly and shame.
American Standard Version
He that giveth answer before he heareth, It is folly and shame unto him.
Berean Study Bible
He who answers a matter before he hears it—this is folly and disgrace to him.
He that answereth before he heareth sheweth himself to be a fool, and worthy of confusion.
English Revised Version
He that giveth answer before he heareth, it is folly and shame unto him.
King James Bible
He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame unto him.
World English Bible
He who gives answer before he hears, that is folly and shame to him.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is answering a matter before he heareth, Folly it is to him and shame.
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