New American Standard Bible
A prudent man sees evil and hides himself, The naive proceed and pay the penalty.
King James Bible
A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.
Darby Bible Translation
A prudent man seeth the evil, and hideth himself; the simple pass on, and are punished.
World English Bible
A prudent man sees danger and takes refuge; but the simple pass on, and suffer for it.
Young's Literal Translation
The prudent hath seen the evil, he is hidden, The simple have passed on, they are punished.
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LibraryThe Best Friend
A Sermon (No. 2627) intended for reading on Lord's Day, June 18th, 1899, delivered by C. H. Spurgeon at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. on Thursday evening, February 23rd, 1882. "Thine own friend, and thy father's friend, forsake not."--Proverbs 27:10. True friends are very scarce. We have a great many acquaintances and sometimes we call them friends, and so misuse the noble word "friendship." Peradventure in some after-day of adversity when these so-called friends have looked out for their …
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The prudent sees the evil and hides himself, But the naive go on, and are punished for it.
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Take his garment when he becomes surety for a stranger; And for an adulterous woman hold him in pledge.
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