New Living Translation
Short-tempered people do foolish things, and schemers are hated.
King James Bible
He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated.
Darby Bible Translation
He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly, and a man of mischievous devices is hated.
World English Bible
He who is quick to become angry will commit folly, and a crafty man is hated.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is short of temper doth folly, And a man of wicked devices is hated.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
14:17 Foolishly - His passion hurries him into foolish speeches and actions. Wicked devices - One who suppresses his passion, but meditates revenge. Hated - Both by God and men.
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Prov. xxvii. 1.--"Boast not thyself of to morrow, for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth." As man is naturally given to boasting and gloriation in something (for the heart cannot want some object to rest upon and take complacency in, it is framed with such a capacity of employing other things), so there is a strong inclination in man towards the time to come, he hath an immortal appetite, and an appetite of immortality; and therefore his desires usually stretch farther than the present …
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Simpletons are clothed with foolishness, but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.
Control your temper, for anger labels you a fool.
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