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English Standard Version
Scoffers set a city aflame, but the wise turn away wrath.
American Standard Version
Scoffers set a city in a flame; But wise men turn away wrath.
Berean Study Bible
Mockers inflame a city, but the wise turn away anger.
Corrupt men bring a city to ruin: but wise men turn away wrath.
English Revised Version
Scornful men set a city in a flame: but wise men turn away wrath.
King James Bible
Scornful men bring a city into a snare: but wise men turn away wrath.
World English Bible
Mockers stir up a city, but wise men turn away anger.
Young's Literal Translation
Men of scorning ensnare a city, And the wise turn back anger.
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