Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Proverbs 13:16 in English Standard Version "Every prudent man acts with knowledge, but a fool flaunts his folly." Pr 12:23 A prudent man conceals knowledge, but the heart of fools proclaims folly. Pr 15:2 The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouths of fools pour out folly. Pr 18:2 A fool takes no pleasure in understanding, but only in expressing his opinion. Ec 10:3 Even when the fool walks on the road, he lacks sense, and he says to everyone that he is a fool.