Proverbs 18:10-20 CSB

10 The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are protected.a b

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      11 A rich man's wealth is his fortified city; in his imagination it is like a high wall.c

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          12 Before his downfall a man's heart is proud, but before honor comes humility.d

          References for Proverbs 18:12

            • l 18:12 - Pr 11:2; 16:18; 29:23
              13 The one who gives an answer before he listens- this is foolishness and disgrace for him.e

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                  14 A man's spirit can endure sickness, but who can survive a broken spirit?f

                  References for Proverbs 18:14

                    • n 18:14 - Pr 15:13; 17:22
                      15 The mind of the discerning acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks it.g

                      References for Proverbs 18:15

                        • o 18:15 - Pr 14:33; 15:14
                          16 A gift opens doorsh for a man and brings him before the great.i

                          References for Proverbs 18:16

                            • p 18:16 - Lit gift makes room
                            • q 18:16 - Pr 17:8; 19:6; 21:14
                              17 The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.j

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                                  18 [Casting] the lot ends quarrels and separates powerful opponents.
                                  19 An offended brother is [harder to reach]k than a fortified city, and quarrels are like the bars of a fortress.

                                  References for Proverbs 18:19

                                    • s 18:19 - LXX, Syr, Tg, Vg read is stronger
                                      20 From the fruit of his mouth a man's stomach is satisfied; he is filled with the product of his lips.l

                                      References for Proverbs 18:20

                                        • t 18:20 - Pr 1:31; 12:14; 14:14