Proverbs 30:33
Good News Translation
If you churn milk, you get butter. If you hit someone's nose, it bleeds. If you stir up anger, you get into trouble.

Contemporary English Version
If you churn milk you get butter; if you pound on your nose, you get blood--and if you stay angry, you get in trouble.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he that strongly squeezeth the paps to bring out milk, straineth out butter: and he that violently bloweth his nose, bringeth out blood: and he that provoketh wrath, bringeth forth strife.

New American Bible
For as the churning of milk produces curds, and the pressing of the nose produces blood, the churning of anger produces strife.

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And he that strongly squeezeth the paps to bring out milk, straineth out butter: and he that violently bloweth his nose, bringeth out blood: and he that provoketh wrath, bringeth forth strife.

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Context
The Words of Agur
32There is that hath appeared a fool after he was lifted up on high: for if he had understood, he would have laid his hand upon his mouth. 33And he that strongly squeezeth the paps to bring out milk, straineth out butter: and he that violently bloweth his nose, bringeth out blood: and he that provoketh wrath, bringeth forth strife.
Cross References
Genesis 18:8
He took also butter and milk, and the calf which he had boiled, and set before them: but he stood by them under the tree.

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

Proverbs 29:22
A passionate man provoketh quarrels: and he that is easily stirred up to wrath, shall be more prone to sin.

Proverbs 31:1
The words of king Lamuel. The vision wherewith his mother instructed him.

Additional Translations
For as the churning of milk yields butter, and the twisting of the nose draws blood, so the stirring of anger brings forth strife.Surely the churning of milk brings forth butter, and the wringing of the nose brings forth blood: so the forcing of wrath brings forth strife.

For the churning of milk bringeth forth butter, And the wringing of the nose bringeth forth blood; So the forcing of wrath bringeth forth strife.

Milk out milk, and there shall be butter, and if thou wing one's nostrils there shall come out blood: so if thou extort words, there will come forth quarrels and strifes.

For the pressing of milk bringeth forth butter, and the pressing of the nose bringeth forth blood; and the pressing of anger bringeth forth strife.

For the churning of milk bringeth forth butter, and the wringing of the nose bringeth forth blood: so the forcing of wrath bringeth forth strife.

Surely the churning of milk bringeth forth butter, and the wringing of the nose bringeth forth blood: so the forcing of wrath bringeth forth strife.

For as the churning of milk brings forth butter, and the wringing of the nose brings forth blood; so the forcing of wrath brings forth strife."

For the churning of milk bringeth out butter, And the wringing of the nose bringeth out blood, And the forcing of anger bringeth out strife!
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