NIV: An unfriendly person pursues selfish ends and against all sound judgment starts quarrels.
NAS: He who separates himself seeks his own desire, He quarrels against all sound wisdom.
KJV: Through desire a man, having separated himself, seeketh and intermeddleth with all wisdom.
GWT: A loner is out to get what he wants for himself. He opposes all sound reasoning.
ASV: He that separateth himself seeketh his own desire, And rageth against all sound wisdom.
BBE: He who keeps himself separate for his private purpose goes against all good sense.
DBY: He that separateth himself seeketh his pleasure, he is vehement against all sound wisdom.
DRB: He that hath a mind to depart from a friend seeketh occasions: he shall ever be subject to reproach.
WBS: Through desire a man, having separated himself, seeketh and intermeddleth with all wisdom.
WEB: An unfriendly man pursues selfishness, and defies all sound judgment.
YLT: For an object of desire he who is separated doth seek, With all wisdom he intermeddleth.
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