Proverbs 18:5-15 CSB

5 It is not good to show partiality to the guilty by perverting the justice due the innocent.a

References for Proverbs 18:5

    • c 18:5 - Pr 24:23-24; Lv 19:15; Dt 24:17; Ps 15:5
      6 A fool's lips lead to strife, and his mouth provokes a beating.
      7 A fool's mouth is his devastation, and his lips are a trap for his life.b

      References for Proverbs 18:7

        • d 18:7 - Pr 10:14; 12:13; 13:3
          8 A gossip's words are like choice food that goes down to one's innermost being.c d

          References for Proverbs 18:8

            • e 18:8 - Lit to the chambers of the belly
            • f 18:8 - Pr 26:22
              9 The one who is truly lazy in his work is brother to a vandal.e f

              References for Proverbs 18:9

                • g 18:9 - Lit master of destruction
                • h 18:9 - Pr 28:24
                  10 The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are protected.g h

                  References for Proverbs 18:10

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

                      References for Proverbs 18:11

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

                          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.k

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

                                  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.m

                                      References for Proverbs 18:15

                                        • o 18:15 - Pr 14:33; 15:14