8 The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating [1] fool shall fall.

Other Translations of Proverbs 10:8

New International Version

8 The wise in heart accept commands, but a chattering fool comes to ruin.

English Standard Version

8 The wise of heart will receive commandments, but a babbling fool will come to ruin.

The Message

8 A wise heart takes orders; an empty head will come unglued.

New King James Version

8 The wise in heart will receive commands, But a prating fool will fall.

New Living Translation

8 The wise are glad to be instructed, but babbling fools fall flat on their faces.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 10:8

Commentary on Proverbs 10:8

(Read Proverbs 10:8)

The wise in heart puts his knowledge in practice.