New Living Translation
Foolishness brings joy to those with no sense; a sensible person stays on the right path.
King James Bible
Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom: but a man of understanding walketh uprightly.
Darby Bible Translation
Folly is joy to him that is void of sense; but a man of understanding regulateth his walk.
World English Bible
Folly is joy to one who is void of wisdom, but a man of understanding keeps his way straight.
Young's Literal Translation
Folly is joy to one lacking heart, And a man of intelligence directeth his going.
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CommentaryProverbs 15:21 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryContention Over the Man Born Blind.
(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 …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
"And the Life. " How Christ is the Life.
"Now the End of the Commandment," &C.
"Thou Shall Keep Him in Perfect Peace, Whose Mind is Stayed on Thee, Because He Trusteth in Thee. "
So be careful how you live. Don't live like fools, but like those who are wise.
Doing wrong is fun for a fool, but living wisely brings pleasure to the sensible.
The prudent understand where they are going, but fools deceive themselves.
Plans go wrong for lack of advice; many advisers bring success.
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