New Living Translation
A stone is heavy and sand is weighty, but the resentment caused by a fool is even heavier.
King James Bible
A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool's wrath is heavier than them both.
Darby Bible Translation
A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool's vexation is heavier than them both.
World English Bible
A stone is heavy, and sand is a burden; but a fool's provocation is heavier than both.
Young's Literal Translation
A stone is heavy, and the sand is heavy, And the anger of a fool Is heavier than they both.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
27:3 Heavier - More grievous, being without cause, without measure, and without end.
LibraryThe Wandering Bird
A Sermon (No. 3453) published on Thursday, April 8th, 1915, delivered by C.H. Spurgeon at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. "As a bird that wandereth from her nest, so is a man that wandereth from his place."--Proverbs 27:8. Solomon spoke from observation. He had seen certain persons of a vagrant kind, and he perceived that they seldom or never prospered. Moreover, he spoke from inspiration as well as from observation, hence the sagacity of the philosopher is in this case supported by the austerity …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
Epistle xxvii. To Anastasius, Bishop.
Second Sunday Before Lent
Surely resentment destroys the fool, and jealousy kills the simple.
A fool is quick-tempered, but a wise person stays calm when insulted.
Let someone else praise you, not your own mouth--a stranger, not your own lips.
Anger is cruel, and wrath is like a flood, but jealousy is even more dangerous.
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