NIV: A fool finds pleasure in wicked schemes, but a person of understanding delights in wisdom.
NAS: Doing wickedness is like sport to a fool, And so is wisdom to a man of understanding.
KJV: It is as sport to a fool to do mischief: but a man of understanding hath wisdom.
GWT: Like the laughter of a fool when he carries out an evil plan, so is wisdom to a person who has understanding.
ASV: It is as sport to a fool to do wickedness; And'so is wisdom to a man of understanding.
BBE: It is sport to the foolish man to do evil, but the man of good sense takes delight in wisdom.
DBY: It is as sport to a foolish man to do wickedness; but a man of understanding hath wisdom.
DRB: A fool worketh mischief as it were for sport: but wisdom is prudence to a man.
WBS: It is as sport to a fool to do mischief: but a man of understanding hath wisdom.
WEB: It is a fool's pleasure to do wickedness, but wisdom is a man of understanding's pleasure.
YLT: To execute inventions is as play to a fool, And wisdom to a man of understanding.
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