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Proverbs 18:6

A fool’s lips walk into a fight,

and his mouth invites da beating.

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Proverbs 18:6 — The New International Version (NIV)

The lips of fools bring them strife,

and their mouths invite a beating.

Proverbs 18:6 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

A fool’s lips enter into contention,

And his mouth calleth for strokes.

Proverbs 18:6 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Fools’ words get them into constant quarrels;

they are asking for a beating.

Proverbs 18:6 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

A fool’s lips enter into contention,

And his mouth calls for blows.

Proverbs 18:6 — New Century Version (NCV)

The words of fools start quarrels.

They make people want to beat them.

Proverbs 18:6 — American Standard Version (ASV)

A fool’s lips enter into contention,

And his mouth calleth for stripes.

Proverbs 18:6 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

A fool’s lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for stripes.

Proverbs 18:6 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

By talking, a fool gets into an argument, 

and his mouth invites a beating. 

Proverbs 18:6 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

A fool’s lips lead to strife,

and his mouth provokes a beating.

Proverbs 18:6 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

A fool’s lips bring strife,

and a fool’s mouth invites a flogging.

Proverbs 18:6 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

The lips of a fool will bring strife,

and his mouth calls out for a flogging.

Proverbs 18:6 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

What a foolish person says leads to arguing.

He is just asking for a beating.

Proverbs 18:6 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

A fool’s lips bring strife,

And his mouth calls for blows.


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