Proverbs 18 – Selected Verses

Proverbs 18 (ESV)

Whoever isolates himself seeks his own desire;

he breaks out against all sound judgment.

A fool takes no pleasure in understanding,

but only in expressing his opinion.

Proverbs 18:4–5 (ESV)

The words of a man’s mouth are deep waters;

the fountain of wisdom is a bubbling brook.

It is not good to be partial to the wicked

or to deprive the righteous of justice.

Proverbs 18:8 (ESV)

The words of a whisperer are like delicious morsels;

they go down into the inner parts of the body.

Proverbs 18:10 (ESV)

10  The name of the Lord is a strong tower;

the righteous man runs into it and is safe.

Proverbs 18:13 (ESV)

13  If one gives an answer before he hears,

it is his folly and shame.

Proverbs 18:14–16 (ESV)

14  A man’s spirit will endure sickness,

but a crushed spirit who can bear?

15  An intelligent heart acquires knowledge,

and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.

16  A man’s gift makes room for him

and brings him before the great.

Proverbs 18:19 (ESV)

19  A brother offended is more unyielding than a strong city,

and quarreling is like the bars of a castle.

Proverbs 18:24 (ESV)

24  A man of many companions may come to ruin,

but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.


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