Proverbs Chapter 18: Wisdom of God from the Bible! Answers to Life's Questions!

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Proverb Commentaries

Chapter 18

1.Through desire a man, having separated himself, seeketh and intermeddleth with all wisdom. Proverbs 18:1
2.A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself. Proverbs 18:2
3.When the wicked cometh, then cometh also contempt, and with ignominy reproach. Proverbs 18:3
4.The words of a man's mouth are as deep waters, and the wellspring of wisdom as a flowing brook. Proverbs 18:4
5.It is not good to accept the person of the wicked, to overthrow the righteous in judgment. Proverbs 18:5
6.A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for strokes. Proverbs 18:6
7.A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul. Proverbs 18:7
8.The words of a talebearer are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly. Proverbs 18:8
9.He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster. Proverbs 18:9
10.The name of the LORD is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe. Proverbs 18:10
11.The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as an high wall in his own conceit. Proverbs 18:11
12.Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honour is humility. Proverbs 18:12
13.He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame unto him. Proverbs 18:13
14.The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity; but a wounded spirit who can bear? Proverbs 18:14
15.The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge. Proverbs 18:15
16.A man's gift maketh room for him, and bringeth him before great men. Proverbs 18:16
17.He that is first in his own cause seemeth just; but his neighbour cometh and searcheth him. Proverbs 18:17
18.The lot causeth contentions to cease, and parteth between the mighty. Proverbs 18:18
19.A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city: and their contentions are like the bars of a castle. Proverbs 18:19
20.A man's belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled. Proverbs 18:20
21.Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof. Proverbs 18:21
22.Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the LORD. Proverbs 18:22
23.The poor useth intreaties; but the rich answereth roughly. Proverbs 18:23
24.A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother. Proverbs 18:24