King James Version
A prudent man concealeth knowledge: but the heart of fools proclaimeth foolishness.
Darby Bible Translation
A prudent man concealeth knowledge; but the heart of the foolish proclaimeth folly.
World English Bible
A prudent man keeps his knowledge, but the hearts of fools proclaim foolishness.
Young's Literal Translation
A prudent man is concealing knowledge, And the heart of fools proclaimeth folly.
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
A prudent man concealeth knowledge: but the heart of fools proclaimeth foolishness.Proverbs 12:23 Parallel Commentaries
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To Pastors and Teachers If all who laboured for the conversion of others were to introduce them immediately into Prayer and the Interior Life, and make it their main design to gain and win over the heart, numberless as well as permanent conversions would certainly ensue. On the contrary, few and transient fruits must attend that labour which is confined to outward matters; such as burdening the disciple with a thousand precepts for external exercises, instead of leaving the soul to Christ by the …
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The Ninth Commandment
Wise men lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish is near destruction.
A talebearer revealeth secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter.
Every prudent man dealeth with knowledge: but a fool layeth open his folly.
The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.
A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.
A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.
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