A prudent man sees danger and takes refuge; But the simple pass on, and suffer for it:
Alternate Versions of Proverbs 27-12
- A Conservative Version: Proverbs 27:12
- A prudent man sees the evil, and hides himself. The simple pass on, and suffer for it.
- American Standard Version: Proverbs 27:12
- A prudent man seeth the evil, `and' hideth himself; `But' the simple pass on, `and' suffer for it.
- Bible in Basic English: Proverbs 27:12
- The sharp man sees the evil and takes cover: the simple go straight on and get into trouble.
- Darby English Bible: Proverbs 27:12
- A prudent [man] seeth the evil, [and] hideth himself; the simple pass on, [and] are punished.
- King James Version: Proverbs 27:12
- A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.
- King James Version (UK): Proverbs 27:12
- A prudent man forsees the evil, and hides himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.
- Youngs Literal Translation: Proverbs 27:12
- The prudent hath seen the evil, he is hidden, The simple have passed on, they are punished.
Verses Related to Proverbs 27-12
- Exodus 9:20
- Those who feared the word of Yahweh among the servants of Pharaoh made their servants and their cattle flee into the houses.
- Psalms 57:1
- > Be merciful to me, God, be merciful to me, For my soul takes refuge in you. Yes, in the shadow of your wings, I will take refuge, Until disaster has passed.
- Proverbs 18:10
- The name of Yahweh is a strong tower: The righteous run to him, and are safe.
- Proverbs 22:3
- A prudent man sees danger, and hides himself; But the simple pass on, and suffer for it.
- Isaiah 26:20
- Come, my people, enter you into your chambers, and shut your doors about you: hide yourself for a little moment, until the indignation be past.
- Matthew 3:7
- But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for his baptism, he said to them, "You offspring of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
- Hebrews 6:18
- that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we may have a strong encouragement, who have fled for refuge to take hold of the hope set before us.
- Hebrews 11:7
- By faith, Noah, being warned about things not yet seen, moved with godly fear, prepared an ark for the saving of his house, through which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is according to faith.
- 2 Peter 3:7
- But the heavens that now are, and the earth, by the same word have been stored up for fire, being reserved against the day of judgment and destruction of ungodly men.