Proverbs 12:16
Good News Translation
When a fool is annoyed, he quickly lets it be known. Smart people will ignore an insult.

Contemporary English Version
Losing your temper is foolish; ignoring an insult is smart.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A fool immediately sheweth his anger: but he that dissembleth injuries is wise.

New American Bible
Fools immediately show their anger, but the shrewd conceal contempt.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

A fool immediately sheweth his anger: but he that dissembleth injuries is wise.

fool's

Proverbs 25:28 As a city that lieth open and is not compassed with walls, so is a man that cannot refrain his own spirit in speaking.

Proverbs 29:11 A fool uttereth all his mind: a wise man deferreth, and keepeth it till afterwards.

1 Samuel 20:30-34 Then Saul being angry against Jonathan, said to him: Thou son of a woman that is the ravisher of a man, do I not know that thou lovest the son of Isai to thy own confusion, and to the confusion of thy shameless mother? . . .

1 Kings 19:1,2 And Achab told Jezabel all that Elias had done, and how he had slain all the prophets with the sword. . . .

presently or in that day

Proverbs 10:12 In the lips of the wise is wisdom found: and a rod on the back of him that wanteth sense.

Proverbs 16:22 Knowledge is a fountain of life to him that possesseth it: the instruction of fools is foolishness.

Proverbs 17:9 He that concealeth a transgression, seeketh friendships: he that repeateth it again, separateth friends.

Proverbs 29:11 A fool uttereth all his mind: a wise man deferreth, and keepeth it till afterwards.

James 1:19 You know, my dearest brethren. And let every man be swift to hear, but slow to speak and slow to anger.

Context
Loving Discipline and Knowledge
15The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that is wise hearkeneth unto counsels. 16A fool immediately sheweth his anger: but he that dissembleth injuries is wise.17He that speaketh that which he knoweth, sheweth forth justice: but he that lieth, is a deceitful witness.…
Cross References
Job 5:2
Anger indeed killeth the foolish, and envy slayeth the little one.

Proverbs 12:17
He that speaketh that which he knoweth, sheweth forth justice: but he that lieth, is a deceitful witness.

Proverbs 14:33
In the heart of the prudent resteth wisdom, and it shall instruct all the ignorant.

Proverbs 27:3
A stone is heavy, and sand weighty: but the anger of a fool is heavier than them both.

Proverbs 29:11
A fool uttereth all his mind: a wise man deferreth, and keepeth it till afterwards.

Additional Translations
A fool’s anger is known at once, but a prudent man overlooks an insult.A fool's wrath is presently known: but a prudent man covers shame.

A fool's vexation is presently known; But a prudent man concealeth shame.

A fool declares his wrath the same day; but a prudent man hides his own disgrace.

The vexation of the fool is presently known; but a prudent [man] covereth shame.

A fool's vexation is presently known: but a prudent man concealeth shame.

A fool's wrath is presently known: but a prudent man covereth shame.

A fool shows his annoyance the same day, but one who overlooks an insult is prudent.

The fool -- in a day is his anger known, And the prudent is covering shame.
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