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Proverbs 26:16English Standard Version (ESV)

16 The sluggard is wiser in his own eyes
    than seven men who can answer sensibly.

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 26:16New International Version - UK (NIVUK)

16 A sluggard is wiser in his own eyes
    than seven people who answer discreetly.

New International Version - UK (NIVUK)

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Proverbs 26:16American Standard Version (ASV)

16 The sluggard is wiser in [a]his own conceit
Than seven men that can [b]render a reason.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 26:16 Hebrew his own eyes.
  2. Proverbs 26:16 Or, answer discreetly
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