New International Version
Fools give full vent to their rage, but the wise bring calm in the end.
King James Bible
A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.
Darby Bible Translation
A fool uttereth all his mind; but a wise [man] keepeth it back.
World English Bible
A fool vents all of his anger, but a wise man brings himself under control.
Young's Literal Translation
A fool bringeth out all his mind, And the wise till afterwards restraineth it.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A fool uttereth all his mind - A man should be careful to keep his own secret, and never tell his whole mind upon any subject, while there are other opinions yet to be delivered; else, if he speak again, he must go over his old ground; and as he brings out nothing new, he injures his former argument.
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Wisdom reposes in the heart of the discerning and even among fools she lets herself be known.
A person's wisdom yields patience; it is to one's glory to overlook an offense.
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