Proverbs 17:16-26 KJV

16 Wherefore is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he hath no heart to it?
17 A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
18 A man void of understandinga striketh hands, and becometh surety in the presence of his friend.

References for Proverbs 17:18

    • ´ 17:18 - understanding: Heb. heart
      20 He that hath a frowardb heart findeth no good: and he that hath a perverse tongue falleth into mischief.

      References for Proverbs 17:20

        • µ 17:20 - He that hath a froward...: Heb. The froward of heart
          21 He that begetteth a fool doeth it to his sorrow: and the father of a fool hath no joy .
          22 A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.
          23 A wicked man taketh a gift out of the bosom to pervert the ways of judgment.
          24 Wisdom is before him that hath understanding * ; but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.
          25 A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bare him.
          26 Also to punish the just is not good, nor to strike princes for equity.