Proverbs 14:17

17 A quick-tempered person does foolish things, and the one who devises evil schemes is hated.

Proverbs 14:17 in Other Translations

KJV
17 He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated.
ESV
17 A man of quick temper acts foolishly, and a man of evil devices is hated.
NLT
17 Short-tempered people do foolish things, and schemers are hated.
MSG
17 The hotheaded do things they'll later regret; the coldhearted get the cold shoulder.
CSB
17 A quick-tempered man acts foolishly, and a man who schemes is hated.

Proverbs 14:17 In-Context

15 The simple believe anything, but the prudent give thought to their steps.
16 The wise fear the LORD and shun evil, but a fool is hotheaded and yet feels secure.
17 A quick-tempered person does foolish things, and the one who devises evil schemes is hated.
18 The simple inherit folly, but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.
19 Evildoers will bow down in the presence of the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

Cross References 3

  • 1. S 2 Kings 5:12
  • 2. ver 29; Proverbs 15:18; Proverbs 16:28; Proverbs 26:21; Proverbs 28:25; Proverbs 29:22
  • 3. S Esther 5:9
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