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Proverbs 10:23

23  Doing wrong is jlike a joke to a fool,

but kwisdom is pleasure to a man of understanding.

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Proverbs 10:23 — The New International Version (NIV)

23 A fool finds pleasure in wicked schemes,

but a person of understanding delights in wisdom.

Proverbs 10:23 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

23 It is as sport to a fool to do mischief:

But a man of understanding hath wisdom.

Proverbs 10:23 — New Living Translation (NLT)

23 Doing wrong is fun for a fool,

but living wisely brings pleasure to the sensible.

Proverbs 10:23 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

23 To do evil is like sport to a fool,

But a man of understanding has wisdom.

Proverbs 10:23 — New Century Version (NCV)

23 A foolish person enjoys doing wrong,

but a person with understanding enjoys doing what is wise.

Proverbs 10:23 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

23 It is as sport to a fool to do wickedness;

And so is wisdom to a man of understanding.

Proverbs 10:23 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

23 It is as sport to a foolish man to do wickedness; but a man of understanding hath wisdom.

Proverbs 10:23 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

23 Like the laughter of a fool when he carries out an evil plan,

so is wisdom to a person who has understanding.

Proverbs 10:23 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

23 As shameful conduct is pleasure for a fool,

so wisdom is for a man of understanding.

Proverbs 10:23 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

23 Doing wrong is like sport to a fool,

but wise conduct is pleasure to a person of understanding.

Proverbs 10:23 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

23 It is like a sport for a fool to do wrong,

wisdom for a person of understanding.

Proverbs 10:23 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

23 A foolish person finds pleasure in doing evil things.

But a man who has understanding takes delight in wisdom.

Proverbs 10:23 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

23 Doing wickedness is like sport to a fool,

And so is wisdom to a man of understanding.