New Living Translation
The tongue of the wise makes knowledge appealing, but the mouth of a fool belches out foolishness.
King James Bible
The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.
Darby Bible Translation
The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright; but the mouth of the foolish poureth out folly.
World English Bible
The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of fools gush out folly.
Young's Literal Translation
The tongue of the wise maketh knowledge good, And the mouth of fools uttereth folly.
Proverbs 15:2 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:2 Aright - Expressing what he knows prudently and gracefully. Poureth out - Plentifully, continually, and vehemently, as a fountain does waters.
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(Jerusalem.) ^D John IX. 1-41. [Some look upon the events in this and the next section as occurring at the Feast of Tabernacles in October, others think they occurred at the Feast of Dedication in December, deriving their point of time from John x. 22.] ^d 1 And as he passed by, he saw a man blind from his birth. [The man probably sought to waken compassion by repeatedly stating this fact to passers-by.] 2 And his disciples asked him, saying, Rabbi, who sinned, this man, or his parents, that he should …
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Listen to the filth that comes from their mouths; their words cut like swords. "After all, who can hear us?" they sneer.
The wise don't make a show of their knowledge, but fools broadcast their foolishness.
Wise people think before they act; fools don't--and even brag about their foolishness.
The lips of the wise give good advice; the heart of a fool has none to give.
The heart of the godly thinks carefully before speaking; the mouth of the wicked overflows with evil words.
Too much activity gives you restless dreams; too many words make you a fool.
they chatter on and on. No one really knows what is going to happen; no one can predict the future.
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