Proverbs 30:32
Modern Translations
New International Version
"If you play the fool and exalt yourself, or if you plan evil, clap your hand over your mouth!

New Living Translation
If you have been a fool by being proud or plotting evil, cover your mouth in shame.

English Standard Version
If you have been foolish, exalting yourself, or if you have been devising evil, put your hand on your mouth.

Berean Study Bible
If you have foolishly exalted yourself or if you have plotted evil, put your hand over your mouth.

New American Standard Bible
If you have been foolish in exalting yourself, Or if you have plotted evil, put your hand on your mouth.

NASB 1995
If you have been foolish in exalting yourself Or if you have plotted evil, put your hand on your mouth.

NASB 1977
If you have been foolish in exalting yourself Or if you have plotted evil, put your hand on your mouth.

Amplified Bible
If you have foolishly exalted yourself, Or if you have plotted evil, put your hand on your mouth.

Christian Standard Bible
If you have been foolish by exalting yourself or if you’ve been scheming, put your hand over your mouth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If you have been foolish by exalting yourself or if you've been scheming, put your hand over your mouth.

Contemporary English Version
If you are foolishly bragging or planning something evil, then stop it now!

Good News Translation
If you have been foolish enough to be arrogant and plan evil, stop and think!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If you are such a godless fool as to honor yourself, or if you scheme, you had better put your hand over your mouth.

International Standard Version
If you've foolishly exalted yourself or if you've plotted evil, put your hand over your mouth.

NET Bible
If you have done foolishly by exalting yourself or if you have planned evil, put your hand over your mouth!
Classic Translations
King James Bible
If thou hast done foolishly in lifting up thyself, or if thou hast thought evil, lay thine hand upon thy mouth.

New King James Version
If you have been foolish in exalting yourself, Or if you have devised evil, put your hand on your mouth.

King James 2000 Bible
If you have done foolishly in lifting up yourself, or if you have thought evil, lay your hand upon your mouth.

New Heart English Bible
"If you have done foolishly in lifting up yourself, or if you have thought evil, put your hand over your mouth.

World English Bible
"If you have done foolishly in lifting up yourself, or if you have thought evil, put your hand over your mouth.

American King James Version
If you have done foolishly in lifting up yourself, or if you have thought evil, lay your hand on your mouth.

American Standard Version
If thou hast done foolishly in lifting up thyself, Or if thou hast thought evil, Lay thy hand upon thy mouth.

A Faithful Version
If you have done foolishly in exalting yourself, or if you have thought evil, lay your hand on your mouth.

Darby Bible Translation
If thou hast done foolishly in lifting up thyself, or if thou hast thought evil, [lay] the hand upon thy mouth.

English Revised Version
If thou hast done foolishly in lifting up thyself, or if thou hast thought evil, lay thine hand upon thy mouth.

Webster's Bible Translation
If thou hast done foolishly in lifting up thyself, or if thou hast thought evil, lay thy hand upon thy mouth.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
If thou hast bene foolish in lifting thy selfe vp, and if thou hast thought wickedly, lay thine hand vpon thy mouth.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
If thou hast done foolishly when thou wast in hye estate, or yf thou hast taken euyll counsayle, then lay thine hande vpon thy mouth.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Yf thou be so foolish to magnifie yi self, or medlest wt eny soch thinge, the laye thine hade vpon yi mouth.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
If you have been foolish in lifting yourself up, "" And if you have devised evil—hand to mouth!

Young's Literal Translation
If thou hast been foolish in lifting up thyself, And if thou hast devised evil -- hand to mouth!

Smith's Literal Translation
If thou wert foolish in lifting up thyself, and if thou purposed, the hand to the mouth.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
There is that hath appeared a fool after he was lifted up on high: for if he had understood, he would have laid his hand upon his mouth.

Catholic Public Domain Version
There is one who has appeared foolish, after he was lifted up on high; for if he had understood, he would have placed his hand over his mouth.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Do not covet, lest you be despised, and do not stretch your hand to your mouth in depravity.

Lamsa Bible
Covet not that you may not be reproached; do not feed yourself by things acquired wrongfully.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
If thou hast done foolishly in lifting up thyself, Or if thou hast planned devices, lay thy hand upon thy mouth.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
If thou abandon thyself to mirth, and stretch forth thine hand in a quarrel, thou shalt be disgraced.








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