New American Standard Bible
A man will be praised according to his insight, But one of perverse mind will be despised.
King James Bible
A man shall be commended according to his wisdom: but he that is of a perverse heart shall be despised.
Darby Bible Translation
A man is commended according to his wisdom; but he that is of a perverted heart shall be despised.
World English Bible
A man shall be commended according to his wisdom, but he who has a warped mind shall be despised.
Young's Literal Translation
According to his wisdom is a man praised, And the perverted of heart becometh despised.
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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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