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Proverbs 29:8

oScoffers set a city aflame,

but the wise turn away wrath.

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Proverbs 29:8 — The New International Version (NIV)

Mockers stir up a city,

but the wise turn away anger.

Proverbs 29:8 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Scornful men bring a city into a snare:

But wise men turn away wrath.

Proverbs 29:8 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Mockers can get a whole town agitated,

but the wise will calm anger.

Proverbs 29:8 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Scoffers set a city aflame,

But wise men turn away wrath.

Proverbs 29:8 — New Century Version (NCV)

People who make fun of wisdom cause trouble in a city,

but wise people calm anger down.

Proverbs 29:8 — American Standard Version (ASV)

Scoffers set a city in a flame;

But wise men turn away wrath.

Proverbs 29:8 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Scornful men set the city in a flame; but the wise turn away anger.

Proverbs 29:8 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Mockers create an uproar in a city, 

but wise people turn away anger. 

Proverbs 29:8 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Mockers inflame a city,

but the wise turn away anger.

Proverbs 29:8 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Scoffers set a city aflame,

but the wise turn away wrath.

Proverbs 29:8 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Men of scoffing set a city aflame,

but the wise turn away wrath.

Proverbs 29:8 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

Those who make fun of others stir up a city.

But wise people turn anger away.

Proverbs 29:8 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Scorners set a city aflame,

But wise men turn away anger.


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