New Living Translation
Wise people think before they act; fools don't--and even brag about their foolishness.
King James Bible
Every prudent man dealeth with knowledge: but a fool layeth open his folly.
Darby Bible Translation
Every prudent man acteth with knowledge; but the foolish layeth open his folly.
World English Bible
Every prudent man acts from knowledge, but a fool exposes folly.
Young's Literal Translation
Every prudent one dealeth with knowledge, And a fool spreadeth out folly.
Proverbs 13:16 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
13:16 Knowledge - Considerately and discreetly. Layeth open - By his foolish actions.
LibrarySecond Sunday after Easter
Text: First Peter 2, 20-25. 20 For what glory is it, if, when ye sin, and are buffeted for it, ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye shall take it patiently, this is acceptable with God. 21 For hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, that ye should follow his steps: 22 who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth: 23 who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, threatened not; but committed …
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. II
How is Christ, as the Life, to be Applied by a Soul that Misseth God's Favour and Countenance.
Opposition to Messiah Ruinous
"But if Ye have Bitter Envying and Strife in Your Hearts, Glory Not," &C.
The wise don't make a show of their knowledge, but fools broadcast their foolishness.
The tongue of the wise makes knowledge appealing, but the mouth of a fool belches out foolishness.
Fools have no interest in understanding; they only want to air their own opinions.
You can identify fools just by the way they walk down the street!
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