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Proverbs 18:13

13  If one gives an answer obefore he hears,

it is his folly and shame.

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Proverbs 18:13 — The New International Version (NIV)

13 To answer before listening—

that is folly and shame.

Proverbs 18:13 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

13 He that answereth a matter before he heareth it,

It is folly and shame unto him.

Proverbs 18:13 — New Living Translation (NLT)

13 Spouting off before listening to the facts

is both shameful and foolish.

Proverbs 18:13 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

13 He who answers a matter before he hears it,

It is folly and shame to him.

Proverbs 18:13 — New Century Version (NCV)

13 Anyone who answers without listening

is foolish and confused.

Proverbs 18:13 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

13 He that giveth answer before he heareth,

It is folly and shame unto him.

Proverbs 18:13 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

13 He that giveth answer before he heareth, it is folly and shame unto him.

Proverbs 18:13 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

13 Whoever gives an answer before he listens is stupid and shameful. 

Proverbs 18:13 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

13 The one who gives an answer before he listens—

this is foolishness and disgrace for him.

Proverbs 18:13 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

13 If one gives answer before hearing,

it is folly and shame.

Proverbs 18:13 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

13 He who returns a word before he will hear,

folly itself belongs to him as well as shame.

Proverbs 18:13 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

13 To answer before listening

is foolish and shameful.

Proverbs 18:13 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

13 He who gives an answer before he hears,

It is folly and shame to him.


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