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Proverbs 18 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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A man who isolates himself seeks his own desire;
He rages against all wise judgment.

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A fool has no delight in understanding,
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When the wicked comes, contempt comes also;
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The words of a man’s mouth are deep waters;
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It is not good to show partiality to the wicked,
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A fool’s lips enter into contention,
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A fool’s mouth is his destruction,
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He who is slothful in his work
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The name of the LORD is a strong tower;
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He who finds a wife finds a good thing,
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The poor man uses entreaties,
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A man who has friends must himself be friendly,fn
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A Jewish tradition reads wounds.
Following Greek manuscripts, Syriac, Targum, and Vulgate; Masoretic Text reads may come to ruin.

New King James Version, © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

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