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Proverbs 14:8

The wisdom of the prudent is to discern his way,

but the folly of fools is deceiving.

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Proverbs 14:8 — The New International Version (NIV)

The wisdom of the prudent is to give thought to their ways,

but the folly of fools is deception.

Proverbs 14:8 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way:

But the folly of fools is deceit.

Proverbs 14:8 — New Living Translation (NLT)

The prudent understand where they are going,

but fools deceive themselves.

Proverbs 14:8 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way,

But the folly of fools is deceit.

Proverbs 14:8 — New Century Version (NCV)

A wise person will understand what to do,

but a foolish person is dishonest.

Proverbs 14:8 — American Standard Version (ASV)

The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way;

But the folly of fools is deceit.

Proverbs 14:8 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

The wisdom of the prudent is to discern his way; but the folly of the foolish is deceit.

Proverbs 14:8 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

The wisdom of a sensible person guides his way of life, 

but the stupidity of fools misleads them. 

Proverbs 14:8 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

The sensible man’s wisdom is to consider his way,

but the stupidity of fools deceives them.

Proverbs 14:8 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

It is the wisdom of the clever to understand where they go,

but the folly of fools misleads.

Proverbs 14:8 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

The wisdom of the clever is understanding his ways,

but the folly of fools is deceit.

Proverbs 14:8 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

People are wise and understanding when they think about the way they live.

But people are foolish when their foolish ways trick them.

Proverbs 14:8 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

The wisdom of the sensible is to understand his way,

But the foolishness of fools is deceit.


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