Proverbs 17:28

28 Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise, and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.

Proverbs 17:28X

28 Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise; When he shutteth his lips, he is esteemed as prudent.

Proverbs 17:28X

28 Even a fool when he holds his peace is considered wise; when he closes his lips he is esteemed a man of understanding.

Proverbs 17:28X

28 Fools who keep quiet are deemed wise;
    those who shut their lips are smart.

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28 Even a fool, if he stays silent, is thought wise;
    he who keeps his mouth shut can pass for smart.

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28 Even fools seem smart
    when they are quiet.

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28 Even a fool when he holdeth his peace is reckoned wise, [and] he that shutteth his lips, intelligent.

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28 Even a fool, if he will hold his peace shall be counted wise: and if he close his lips, a man of understanding.

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28 Silent fools seem wise. They say nothing and appear to be smart.

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28 Even a fool who keeps silent is considered wise;
    when he closes his lips, he is deemed intelligent.

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28 Even a fool who keeps silent is considered wise;
    when he closes his lips, he is deemed intelligent.

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28 Even fools seem to be wise if they keep quiet;
if they ·don’t speak [L keep their lips shut], they appear to understand.

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28 Even a fool, (when he holdeth his peace) is counted wise, and he that stoppeth his lips, prudent.

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28 Even a stubborn fool is thought to be wise if he keeps silent.
    He is considered intelligent if he keeps his lips sealed.

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28 After all, even fools may be thought wise and intelligent if they stay quiet and keep their mouths shut.

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28 Even a fool is considered wise when he keeps silent,
discerning when he seals his lips.

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28 Even a fool, when he is silent is counted wise, and he that shuts his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.

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28 Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.

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28 Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise:
    and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.

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28 Even a fool who keeps silent shall be considered wise;
    he who closes his lips is intelligent.

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27-28 The man of few words and settled mind is wise; therefore, even a fool is thought to be wise when he is silent. It pays him to keep his mouth shut.

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28 Even dunces who keep quiet are thought to be wise;
    as long as they keep their mouths shut, they’re smart.

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28 Even a stubborn fool is thought to be wise if he keeps silent.
    He is considered intelligent if he keeps his lips sealed.

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28 Even a fool, when he keeps silent, is considered wise;
When he closes his lips, he is considered prudent.

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28 Even fools seem to be wise if they keep quiet;
    if they don’t speak, they appear to understand.

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28 Even a fool who remains silent is considered wise,
and the one who holds his tongue is deemed discerning.

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28 We think even a foolish person is wise if he keeps silent.
    We think he understands what is right if he controls his tongue.

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28 Even fools are thought wise if they keep silent,
    and discerning if they hold their tongues.

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28 Even fools are thought wise if they keep silent,
    and discerning if they hold their tongues.

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28 Even a fool is counted wise when he holds his peace;
When he shuts his lips, he is considered perceptive.

Proverbs 17:28X

28 Even a fool, when he keeps quiet, is thought to be wise. When he closes his lips, he is thought of as a man of understanding.

Proverbs 17:28X

28 Even fools are thought wise when they keep silent;
    with their mouths shut, they seem intelligent.

Proverbs 17:28X

28 Even fools who keep silent are considered wise;
    when they close their lips, they are deemed intelligent.

Proverbs 17:28X

28 Even fools who keep silent are considered wise;
    when they close their lips, they are deemed intelligent.

Proverbs 17:28X

28 Even fools who keep silent are considered wise;
    when they close their lips, they are deemed intelligent.

Proverbs 17:28X

28 Even fools who keep silent are considered wise;
    when they close their lips, they are deemed intelligent.

Proverbs 17:28X

28 Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted chacham, and he that shutteth his sfatayim (lips) is esteemed a man of understanding.

Mishle 17:28X

28 Even a fool who keeps silent is considered wise;
    when he closes his lips, he is deemed intelligent.

Proverbs 17:28X

28 Even a fool who keeps silent is considered wise;
    when he closes his lips, he is deemed intelligent.

Proverbs 17:28X

28 Even a fool who keeps quiet is considered wise,
    for when he keeps his mouth shut, he appears clever.

Proverbs 17:28X

28 Even a fool, when he keeps silent, is counted wise.
    When he shuts his lips, he is thought to be discerning.

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28 Also a fool, if he is still, shall be guessed a wise man (Even a fool, if he is silent, shall be thought to be wise); and, if he presseth together his lips, he is guessed an understanding man.

Proverbs 17:28X

28 Even a fool keeping silence is reckoned wise, He who is shutting his lips intelligent!

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