Proverbs 12:15

15 The way of fools seems right to them, but the wise listen to advice.

Proverbs 12:15 in Other Translations

KJV
15 The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.
ESV
15 The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man listens to advice.
NLT
15 Fools think their own way is right, but the wise listen to others.
MSG
15 Fools are headstrong and do what they like; wise people take advice.
CSB
15 A fool's way is right in his own eyes, but whoever listens to counsel is wise.

Proverbs 12:15 In-Context

13 Evildoers are trapped by their sinful talk, and so the innocent escape trouble.
14 From the fruit of their lips people are filled with good things, and the work of their hands brings them reward.
15 The way of fools seems right to them, but the wise listen to advice.
16 Fools show their annoyance at once, but the prudent overlook an insult.
17 An honest witness tells the truth, but a false witness tells lies.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Proverbs 14:12; Proverbs 16:2,25; Luke 18:11
  • 2. S Proverbs 9:7-9; Proverbs 19:20
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