Fools show their annoyance at once, but the prudent overlook an insult.
Read Proverbs 12:16 Using Other Translations
A fool's wrath is presently known: but a prudent man covereth shame.
The vexation of a fool is known at once, but the prudent ignores an insult.
A fool is quick-tempered, but a wise person stays calm when insulted.
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