Bible Verse Explanations and Resources


Proverbs 14:3

Adam Clarke
Bible Commentary

The mouth of the foolish is a rod of pride - The reproofs of such a person are ill-judged and ill-timed, and generally are conveyed in such language as renders them not only ineffectual, but displeasing, and even irritating.

Albert Barnes
Notes on the Whole Bible

A rod of pride - i. e., The pride shown in his speech is as a rod with which he strikes down others and himself.