Proverbs Chapter 18 Darby English Bible

Proverbs 18:1

He that separateth himself seeketh [his] pleasure, he is vehement against all sound wisdom.

Proverbs 18:2

A fool hath no delight in understanding, but only that his heart may reveal itself.

Proverbs 18:3

When the wicked cometh, there cometh also contempt, and with ignominy reproach.

Proverbs 18:4

The words of a man's mouth are deep waters, [and] the fountain of wisdom is a gushing brook.

Proverbs 18:5

It is not good to accept the person of the wicked, to wrong the righteous in judgment.

Proverbs 18:6

A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for stripes.

Proverbs 18:7

A fool's mouth is destruction to him, and his lips are a snare to his soul.

Proverbs 18:8

The words of a talebearer are as dainty morsels, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.

Proverbs 18:9

He also who is indolent in his work is brother of the destroyer.

Proverbs 18:10

The name of Jehovah is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe.

Proverbs 18:11

The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as a high wall in his own imagination.

Proverbs 18:12

Before destruction the heart of man is haughty; and before honour [goeth] humility.

Proverbs 18:13

He that giveth answer before he heareth, it is folly and shame unto him.

Proverbs 18:14

The spirit of a man sustaineth his infirmity; but a broken spirit who can bear?

Proverbs 18:15

The heart of an intelligent [man] getteth knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge.

Proverbs 18:16

A man's gift maketh room for him, and bringeth him before great men.

Proverbs 18:17

He that is first in his own cause [seemeth] just; but his neighbour cometh and searcheth him.

Proverbs 18:18

The lot causeth contentions to cease, and parteth between the mighty.

Proverbs 18:19

A brother offended is [harder to be won] than a strong city; and contentions are as the bars of a palace.

Proverbs 18:20

A man's belly is satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; with the increase of his lips is he satisfied.

Proverbs 18:21

Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.

Proverbs 18:22

Whoso hath found a wife hath found a good thing, and hath obtained favour from Jehovah.

Proverbs 18:23

He that is poor speaketh with supplications, but the rich answereth roughly.

Proverbs 18:24

A man of [many] friends will come to ruin but there is a friend [that] sticketh closer than a brother.