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Proverbs 14:29


The one who is slow to anger has great understanding, but the one who has a quick temper 1  exalts 2  folly.


Nu 12:3; Pr 4:8; Pr 14:17; Pr 15:18; Pr 16:32; Pr 22:24,25; Pr 25:8,28; Ec 7:9; Ec 10:6; Da 3:19-25; Mt 2:16; Mt 11:29; 1Co 13:4,5; Jas 1:19; Jas 3:17,18

NET © Notes

tn Heb “hasty of spirit” (so KJV, ASV); NRSV, NLT “a hasty temper.” One who has a quick temper or a short fuse will be evident to everyone, due to his rash actions.

sn The participle “exalts” (מֵרִים, merim) means that this person brings folly to a full measure, lifts it up, brings it to the full notice of everybody.

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