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Proverbs 22:24–25

24 Don’t befriend angry people

or associate with hot-tempered people,

25 or you will learn to be like them

and endanger your soul.

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Proverbs 22:24–25 — The New International Version (NIV)

24 Do not make friends with a hot-tempered person,

do not associate with one easily angered,

25 or you may learn their ways

and get yourself ensnared.

Proverbs 22:24–25 — English Standard Version (ESV)

24 Make no friendship with a man given to anger,

nor go with a wrathful man,

25 lest you learn his ways

and entangle yourself in a snare.

Proverbs 22:24–25 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

24 Make no friendship with an angry man;

And with a furious man thou shalt not go:

25 Lest thou learn his ways,

And get a snare to thy soul.

Proverbs 22:24–25 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

24 Make no friendship with an angry man,

And with a furious man do not go,

25 Lest you learn his ways

And set a snare for your soul.

Proverbs 22:24–25 — New Century Version (NCV)

24 Don’t make friends with quick-tempered people

or spend time with those who have bad tempers.

25 If you do, you will be like them.

Then you will be in real danger.

Proverbs 22:24–25 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

24 Make no friendship with a man that is given to anger;

And with a wrathful man thou shalt not go:

25 Lest thou learn his ways,

And get a snare to thy soul.

Proverbs 22:24–25 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

24 Make no friendship with an angry man, and go not with a furious man; 25 lest thou learn his paths, and get a snare to thy soul.

Proverbs 22:24–25 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

24 Do not be a friend of one who has a bad temper,

and never keep company with a hothead,

25 or you will learn his ways

and set a trap for yourself.

Proverbs 22:24–25 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

24 Don’t make friends with an angry man,

and don’t be a companion of a hot-tempered man,

25 or you will learn his ways

and entangle yourself in a snare.

Proverbs 22:24–25 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

24 Make no friends with those given to anger,

and do not associate with hotheads,

25 or you may learn their ways

and entangle yourself in a snare.

Proverbs 22:24–25 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

24 Do not befriend an owner of anger,

and with a man of wrath you shall not associate;

25 lest you learn his way

and become entangled in a snare to yourself.

Proverbs 22:24–25 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

24 Don’t be a friend with anyone who burns with anger.

Don’t go around with a person who gets angry easily.

25 You might learn his habits.

And then you will be trapped by them.

Proverbs 22:24–25 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

24 Do not associate with a man given to anger;

Or go with a hot-tempered man,

25 Or you will learn his ways

And find a snare for yourself.