Proverbs 18:7
Modern Translations
New International Version
The mouths of fools are their undoing, and their lips are a snare to their very lives.

New Living Translation
The mouths of fools are their ruin; they trap themselves with their lips.

English Standard Version
A fool’s mouth is his ruin, and his lips are a snare to his soul.

Berean Study Bible
A fool’s mouth is his ruin, and his lips are a snare to his soul.

New American Standard Bible
A fool’s mouth is his ruin, And his lips are the snare of his soul.

NASB 1995
A fool's mouth is his ruin, And his lips are the snare of his soul.

NASB 1977
A fool’s mouth is his ruin, And his lips are the snare of his soul.

Amplified Bible
A fool’s mouth is his ruin, And his lips are the snare of his soul.

Christian Standard Bible
A fool’s mouth is his devastation, and his lips are a trap for his life.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A fool's mouth is his devastation, and his lips are a trap for his life.

Contemporary English Version
Saying foolish things is like setting a trap to destroy yourself.

Good News Translation
When a fool speaks, he is ruining himself; he gets caught in the trap of his own words.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A fool's mouth is his ruin. His lips are a trap to his soul.

International Standard Version
A fool's mouth is his unraveling, and his lips entrap himself.

NET Bible
The mouth of a fool is his ruin, and his lips are a snare for his life.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.

New King James Version
A fool’s mouth is his destruction, And his lips are the snare of his soul.

King James 2000 Bible
A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.

New Heart English Bible
A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are a snare to his soul.

World English Bible
A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are a snare to his soul.

American King James Version
A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.

American Standard Version
A fool's mouth is his destruction, And his lips are the snare of his soul.

A Faithful Version
A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.

Darby Bible Translation
A fool's mouth is destruction to him, and his lips are a snare to his soul.

English Revised Version
A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.

Webster's Bible Translation
A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
A fooles mouth is his owne destruction, and his lips are a snare for his soule.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
A fooles mouth is his owne destruction, and his lippes are the snare for his owne soule.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
A fooles mouth is his owne destruccion, and his lippes are ye snare for his owne soule.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
The mouth of a fool [is] ruin to him, "" And his lips [are] the snare of his soul.

Young's Literal Translation
The mouth of a fool is ruin to him, And his lips are the snare of his soul.

Smith's Literal Translation
The mouth of the foolish is destruction to him, and his lips the snare of his soul.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
The mouth of a fool is his destruction: and his lips are the ruin of his soul.

Catholic Public Domain Version
The mouth of the foolish is his destruction, and his own lips are the ruin of his soul.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
The mouth of the fool is ruin to his soul, and by his lips his soul is caught.

Lamsa Bible
A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
A fool's mouth is his ruin, And his lips are the snare of his soul.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
A fool's mouth is ruin to him, and his lips are a snare to his soul.








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