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Proverb 18 KJV: Through desire a man, having

Proverb 18 – KJV (King James Version)

18:1
Through desire a man, having separated himself, seeketh and intermeddleth with all wisdom.

18:2
A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.

18:3
When the wicked cometh, then cometh also contempt, and with ignominy reproach.

18:4
The words of a man’s mouth are as deep waters, and the wellspring of wisdom as a flowing brook.

18:5
It is not good to accept the person of the wicked, to overthrow the righteous in judgment.

18:6
A fool’s lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for strokes.

18:7
A fool’s mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.

18:8
The words of a talebearer are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.

18:9
He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.

18:10
The name of the LORD is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe.

18:11
The rich man’s wealth is his strong city, and as an high wall in his own conceit.

18:12
Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honour is humility.

18:13
He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame unto him.

18:14
The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity; but a wounded spirit who can bear?

18:15
The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge.

18:16
A man’s gift maketh room for him, and bringeth him before great men.

18:17
He that is first in his own cause seemeth just; but his neighbour cometh and searcheth him.

18:18
The lot causeth contentions to cease, and parteth between the mighty.

18:19
A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city: and their contentions are like the bars of a castle.

18:20
A man’s belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled.

18:21
Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.

18:22
Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the LORD.

18:23
The poor useth entreaties; but the rich answereth roughly.

18:24
A man that hath friends must show himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.

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