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Proverbs 20:3 English Standard Version (ESV)

It is an honor for a man to keep aloof from strife,
    but every fool will be quarreling.

English Standard Version (ESV)

The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.

Proverbs 20:3 Amplified Bible (AMP)


It is an honor for a man to keep away from strife [by handling situations with thoughtful foresight],
But any fool will [start a] quarrel [without regard for the consequences].

Amplified Bible (AMP)

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Proverbs 20:3 New International Version (NIV)

It is to one’s honor to avoid strife,
    but every fool is quick to quarrel.

New International Version (NIV)

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