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Proverbs 13:16

16  qEvery prudent man acts with knowledge,

rbut a fool flaunts his folly.

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Proverbs 13:16 — The New International Version (NIV)

16 All who are prudent act with knowledge,

but fools expose their folly.

Proverbs 13:16 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

16 Every prudent man dealeth with knowledge:

But a fool layeth open his folly.

Proverbs 13:16 — New Living Translation (NLT)

16 Wise people think before they act;

fools don’t—and even brag about their foolishness.

Proverbs 13:16 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

16 Every prudent man acts with knowledge,

But a fool lays open his folly.

Proverbs 13:16 — New Century Version (NCV)

16 Every wise person acts with good sense,

but fools show how foolish they are.

Proverbs 13:16 — American Standard Version (ASV)

16 Every prudent man worketh with knowledge;

But a fool flaunteth his folly.

Proverbs 13:16 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

16 Every prudent man acteth with knowledge; but the foolish layeth open his folly.

Proverbs 13:16 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

16 Any sensible person acts with knowledge, 

but a fool displays stupidity. 

Proverbs 13:16 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

16 Every sensible person acts knowledgeably,

but a fool displays his stupidity.

Proverbs 13:16 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

16 The clever do all things intelligently,

but the fool displays folly.

Proverbs 13:16 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

16 Anyone who is clever will act with intelligence,

but the fool will display folly.

Proverbs 13:16 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

16 Wise people act in keeping with the knowledge they have.

But foolish people show how foolish they are.

Proverbs 13:16 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

16 Every prudent man acts with knowledge,

But a fool displays folly.


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