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Proverbs 17:27

27 uHe who has knowledge spares his words,

And a man of understanding is of a calm spirit.

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Proverbs 17:27 — The New International Version (NIV)

27 The one who has knowledge uses words with restraint,

and whoever has understanding is even-tempered.

Proverbs 17:27 — English Standard Version (ESV)

27 Whoever restrains his words has knowledge,

and he who has a cool spirit is a man of understanding.

Proverbs 17:27 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

27 He that hath knowledge spareth his words:

And a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit.

Proverbs 17:27 — New Living Translation (NLT)

27 A truly wise person uses few words;

a person with understanding is even-tempered.

Proverbs 17:27 — New Century Version (NCV)

27 The wise say very little,

and those with understanding stay calm.

Proverbs 17:27 — American Standard Version (ASV)

27 He that spareth his words hath knowledge;

And he that is of a cool spirit is a man of understanding.

Proverbs 17:27 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

27 He that hath knowledge spareth his words; and a man of understanding is of a cool spirit.

Proverbs 17:27 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

27 Whoever has knowledge controls his words, 

and a person who has understanding is even-tempered. 

Proverbs 17:27 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

27 The intelligent person restrains his words,

and one who keeps a cool head

is a man of understanding.

Proverbs 17:27 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

27 One who spares words is knowledgeable;

one who is cool in spirit has understanding.

Proverbs 17:27 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

27 He who spares his sayings knows knowledge,

and a cool spirit is a man of understanding.

Proverbs 17:27 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

27 Anyone who has knowledge controls his words.

A man who has understanding is not easily upset.

Proverbs 17:27 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

27 He who restrains his words has knowledge,

And he who has a cool spirit is a man of understanding.


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