11 Fools give full vent to their rage, but the wise bring calm in the end.

Other Translations of Proverbs 29:11

King James Version

11 A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.

English Standard Version

11 A fool gives full vent to his spirit, but a wise man quietly holds it back.

The Message

11 A fool lets it all hang out; a sage quietly mulls it over.

New King James Version

11 A fool vents all his feelings, But a wise man holds them back.

New Living Translation

11 Fools vent their anger, but the wise quietly hold it back.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 29:11

Commentary on Proverbs 29:11

(Read Proverbs 29:11)

He is a fool who tells every thing he knows, and can keep no counsel.