Proverbs 18:19-24 CSB

19 An offended brother is [harder to reach]a 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.b

      References for Proverbs 18:20

        • t 18:20 - Pr 1:31; 12:14; 14:14
          21 Life and death are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruit.c

          References for Proverbs 18:21

            • u 18:21 - Pr 13:2; Mt 15:11,18-20; Jms 3:8
              22 A man who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the Lord.d

              References for Proverbs 18:22

                • v 18:22 - Pr 19:14; 31:10
                  23 The poor man pleads, but the rich one answers roughly.
                  24 A man with many friends may be harmed,e but there is a friend who stays closer than a brother.f

                  References for Proverbs 18:24

                    • w 18:24 - Some LXX mss, Syr, Tg, Vg read friends must be friendly
                    • x 18:24 - Pr 17:17; 27:10; Jn 15:13