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Proverbs 29:11

11  A fool gives full vent to his spirit,

but a wise man quietly holds it back.

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Proverbs 29:11 — The New International Version (NIV)

11 Fools give full vent to their rage,

but the wise bring calm in the end.

Proverbs 29:11 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

11 A fool uttereth all his mind:

But a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.

Proverbs 29:11 — New Living Translation (NLT)

11 Fools vent their anger,

but the wise quietly hold it back.

Proverbs 29:11 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

11 A fool vents all his feelings,

But a wise man holds them back.

Proverbs 29:11 — New Century Version (NCV)

11 Foolish people lose their tempers,

but wise people control theirs.

Proverbs 29:11 — American Standard Version (ASV)

11 A fool uttereth all his anger;

But a wise man keepeth it back and stilleth it.

Proverbs 29:11 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

11 A fool uttereth all his mind; but a wise man keepeth it back.

Proverbs 29:11 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

11 A fool expresses all his emotions, 

but a wise person controls them. 

Proverbs 29:11 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

11 A fool gives full vent to his anger,

but a wise man holds it in check.

Proverbs 29:11 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

11 A fool gives full vent to anger,

but the wise quietly holds it back.

Proverbs 29:11 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

11 A fool gives all his breath,

but the wise holds back in quiet.

Proverbs 29:11 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

11 A foolish person lets his anger run wild.

But a wise person keeps himself under control.

Proverbs 29:11 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

11 A fool always loses his temper,

But a wise man holds it back.


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