Proverbs Chapter 18The Holy Bible, King James Version
18:1Through desire a man, having separated himself, seeketh and intermeddleth with all wisdom.
18:2A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.
18:3When the wicked cometh, then cometh also contempt, and with ignominy reproach.
18:4The words of a man's mouth are as deep waters, and the wellspring of wisdom as a flowing brook.
18:5It is not good to accept the person of the wicked, to overthrow the righteous in judgment.
18:6A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for strokes.
18:7A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.
18:8The words of a talebearer are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.
18:9He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.
18:10The name of the LORD is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe.
18:11The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as an high wall in his own conceit.
18:12Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honour is humility.
18:13He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame unto him.
18:14The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity; but a wounded spirit who can bear?
18:15The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge.
18:16A man's gift maketh room for him, and bringeth him before great men.
18:17He that is first in his own cause seemeth just; but his neighbour cometh and searcheth him.
18:18The lot causeth contentions to cease, and parteth between the mighty.
18:19A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city: and their contentions are like the bars of a castle.
18:20A man's belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled.
18:21Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.
18:22Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the LORD.
18:23The poor useth intreaties; but the rich answereth roughly.
18:24A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.
Proverbs Chapter List
- Chapter 1 (33)
- Chapter 2 (22)
- Chapter 3 (35)
- Chapter 4 (27)
- Chapter 5 (23)
- Chapter 6 (35)
- Chapter 7 (27)
- Chapter 8 (36)
- Chapter 9 (18)
- Chapter 10 (32)
- Chapter 11 (31)
- Chapter 12 (28)
- Chapter 13 (25)
- Chapter 14 (35)
- Chapter 15 (33)
- Chapter 16 (33)
- Chapter 17 (28)
- Chapter 18 (24)
- Chapter 19 (29)
- Chapter 20 (30)
- Chapter 21 (31)
- Chapter 22 (29)
- Chapter 23 (35)
- Chapter 24 (34)
- Chapter 25 (28)
- Chapter 26 (28)
- Chapter 27 (27)
- Chapter 28 (28)
- Chapter 29 (27)
- Chapter 30 (33)
- Chapter 31 (31)