26 He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.

Other Translations of Proverbs 28:26

New International Version

26 Those who trust in themselves are fools, but those who walk in wisdom are kept safe.

English Standard Version

26 Whoever trusts in his own mind is a fool, but he who walks in wisdom will be delivered.

The Message

26 If you think you know it all, you're a fool for sure; real survivors learn wisdom from others.

New King James Version

26 He who trusts in his own heart is a fool, But whoever walks wisely will be delivered.

New Living Translation

26 Those who trust their own insight are foolish, but anyone who walks in wisdom is safe.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 28:26

Commentary on Proverbs 28:26

(Read Proverbs 28:26)

A fool trusts to his own strength, merit, and righteousness. And trusts to his own heart, which is not only deceitful above all things, but which has often deceived him.