Proverbs 20:3

Proverbs 20:3 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

It is an honor for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling.

American King James Version (AKJV)

It is an honor for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling.

American Standard Version (ASV)

It is an honor for a man to keep aloof from strife; But every fool will be quarrelling.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

It is an honour for a man to keep from fighting, but the foolish are ever at war.

Webster's Revision

It is an honor for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling.

World English Bible

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

English Revised Version (ERV)

It is an honour for a man to keep aloof from strife: but every fool will be quarrelling.

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 20:3

It is an honoer for a man - The same sentiment as Proverbs 19:11.

Barnes's Commentary on Proverbs 20:3

Meddling - See Proverbs 17:14 note.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 20:3

20:3 Meddling - Is always ready to begin strife, and obstinate in the continuance of it.

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