29 Whoever is patient has great understanding, but one who is quick-tempered displays folly.

Other Translations of Proverbs 14:29

King James Version

29 He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty hasty...: Heb. short of spirit of spirit exalteth folly.

English Standard Version

29 Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly.

The Message

29 Slowness to anger makes for deep understanding; a quick-tempered person stockpiles stupidity.

New King James Version

29 He who is slow to wrath has great understanding, But he who is impulsive exalts folly.

New Living Translation

29 People with understanding control their anger; a hot temper shows great foolishness.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 14:29

Commentary on Proverbs 14:29

(Read Proverbs 14:29)

A mild, patient man is one that learns of Christ, who is Wisdom itself. Unbridled passion is folly made known.