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Proverbs 18 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:1 - An unfriendly man pursues selfishness, And defies all sound judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:2 - A fool has no delight in understanding, But only in revealing his own opinion.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:3 - When wickedness comes, contempt also comes, And with shame comes disgrace.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:4 - The words of a man's mouth are like deep waters. The fountain of wisdom is like a flowing brook.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:5 - To be partial to the faces of the wicked is not good, Nor to deprive the innocent of justice.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:6 - A fool's lips come into strife, And his mouth invites beatings.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:7 - A fool's mouth is his destruction, And his lips are a snare to his soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:8 - The words of a gossip are like dainty morsels: They go down into a person's innermost parts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:9 - One who is slack in his work Is brother to him who is a master of destruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:10 - The name of the LORD is a strong tower: The righteous run to him, and are safe.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:11 - The rich man's wealth is his strong city, Like an unscalable wall in his own imagination.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:12 - Before destruction the heart of man is proud, But before honor is humility.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:13 - He who gives answer before he hears, That is folly and shame to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:14 - A man's spirit will sustain him in sickness, But a crushed spirit, who can bear?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:15 - The heart of the discerning gets knowledge. The ear of the wise seeks knowledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:16 - A man's gift makes room for him, And brings him before great men.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:17 - He who pleads his cause first seems right; Until another comes and questions him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:18 - The lot settles disputes, And keeps strong ones apart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:19 - A brother offended is more difficult than a fortified city; And disputes are like the bars of a castle.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:20 - A man's stomach is filled with the fruit of his mouth. With the harvest of his lips he is satisfied.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:21 - Death and life are in the power of the tongue; Those who love it will eat its fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:22 - Whoever finds a wife finds a good thing, And obtains favor of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:23 - The poor plead for mercy, But the rich answer harshly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:24 - A man of many companions may be ruined, But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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