Proverbs 18:2-12 KJV

2 A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.
3 When the wicked cometh , then cometh also contempt, and with ignominy reproach.
4 The words of a man's mouth are as deep waters, and the wellspring of wisdom as a flowing brook.
5 It is not good to accept the person of the wicked, to overthrow the righteous in judgment.
7 A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.
8 The words of a talebearera are as wounds , and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.

References for Proverbs 18:8

    • · 18:8 - talebearer: or, whisperer
      9 He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster .
      10 The name of the LORD is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe .b

      References for Proverbs 18:10

        • ¸ 18:10 - safe: Heb. set aloft
          11 The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as an high wall in his own conceit.