2 A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.

Other Translations of Proverbs 18:2

New International Version

2 Fools find no pleasure in understanding but delight in airing their own opinions.

English Standard Version

2 A fool takes no pleasure in understanding, but only in expressing his opinion.

The Message

2 Fools care nothing for thoughtful discourse; all they do is run off at the mouth.

New King James Version

2 A fool has no delight in understanding, But in expressing his own heart.

New Living Translation

2 Fools have no interest in understanding; they only want to air their own opinions.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 18:2

Commentary on Proverbs 18:2

(Read Proverbs 18:2)

Those make nothing to purpose, of learning or religion, whose only design is to have something to make a show with.