New International Version
Those who trust in themselves are fools, but those who walk in wisdom are kept safe.
King James Bible
He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.
Darby Bible Translation
He that confideth in his own heart is a fool; but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.
World English Bible
One who trusts in himself is a fool; but one who walks in wisdom is kept safe.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is trusting in his heart is a fool, And whoso is walking in wisdom is delivered.
Proverbs 28:26 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool - For his heart, which is deceitful and desperately wicked, will infallibly deceive him.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryTwo Coverings and Two Consequences
A Sermon (No. 3500) by C. H. Spurgeon, April 4th, 1875, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. Published February 24th, 1916. "He that covereth his sins shall not prosper."--Proverbs 28:13. "Thou Hast covered all their sins."--Psalm 85:2. In these two texts we have man's covering, which is worthless and culpable, and God's covering, which is profitable and worthy of all acceptation. No sooner had man disobeyed his Maker's will in the garden of Eden than he discovered to his surprise and dismay …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
He Does Battle for the Faith; He Restores Peace among those who were at Variance; He Takes in Hand to Build a Stone Church.
"And There is None that Calleth Upon Thy Name, that Stirreth up Himself to Take Hold on Thee,"
God's Law Immutable
Wisdom will save you from the ways of wicked men, from men whose words are perverse,
Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;
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