Proverbs 15:2
Good News Translation
When wise people speak, they make knowledge attractive, but stupid people spout nonsense.

Contemporary English Version
Words of wisdom come from the wise, but fools speak foolishness.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The tongue of the wise adorneth knowledge: but the mouth of fools bubbleth out folly.

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The tongue of the wise adorneth knowledge: but the mouth of fools bubbleth out folly.

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Proverbs 15:23,28 A man rejoiceth in the sentence of his mouth: and a word in due time is best. . . .

Proverbs 12:23 A cautious man concealeth knowledge: and the heart of fools publisheth folly.

Proverbs 13:16 The prudent man doth all things with counsel: but he that is a fool, layeth open his folly.

Proverbs 16:23 The heart of the wise shall instruct his mouth: and shall add grace to his lips.

Proverbs 25:11,12 To speak a word in due time, is like apples of gold on beds of silver. . . .

Psalm 45:1 Unto the end, for them that shall be changed, for the sons of Core, for understanding. A canticle for the Beloved. [2] My heart hath uttered a good word: I speak my works to the king: My tongue is the pen of a scrivener that writeth swiftly.

Ecclesiastes 10:12,13 The words of the mouth of a wise man are grace: but the lips of a fool shall throw him down headlong. . . .

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Psalm 59:7 Behold they shall speak with their mouth, and a sword is in their lips: for who, say they, hath heard us?

Context
A Gentle Answer Turns Away Wrath
1A mild answer breaketh wrath: but a harsh word stirreth up fury. 2The tongue of the wise adorneth knowledge: but the mouth of fools bubbleth out folly.3The eyes of the Lord in every place behold the good and the evil.…
Cross References
Psalm 59:7
Behold they shall speak with their mouth, and a sword is in their lips: for who, say they, hath heard us?

Proverbs 12:23
A cautious man concealeth knowledge: and the heart of fools publisheth folly.

Proverbs 13:16
The prudent man doth all things with counsel: but he that is a fool, layeth open his folly.

Proverbs 15:7
The lips of the wise shall disperse knowledge: the heart of fools shall be unlike.

Proverbs 15:28
The mind of the just studieth obedience: the mouth of the wicked overfloweth with evils.

Ecclesiastes 5:3
Dreams follow many cares: and in many words shall be found folly.

Ecclesiastes 10:14
A fool multiplieth words. A man cannot tell what hath been before him: and what shall be after him, who can tell him?

Additional Translations
The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of the fool spouts folly.The tongue of the wise uses knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools pours out foolishness.

The tongue of the wise uttereth knowledge aright; But the mouth of fools poureth out folly.

The tongue of the wise knows what is good: but the mouth of the foolish tells out evil things.

The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright; but the mouth of the foolish poureth out folly.

The tongue of the wise uttereth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out folly.

The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.

The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of fools gush out folly.

The tongue of the wise maketh knowledge good, And the mouth of fools uttereth folly.
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