Proverbs 18:2-12 NAS

2 A fool does not delight in understanding, But only 1in revealing his own amind.

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3 When a wicked man comes, contempt also comes, And with dishonor comes scorn.
4 The words of a man's mouth are 2deep waters; bThe fountain of wisdom is a bubbling brook.

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    • ŏ 18:4 - Or "A bubbling brook, a fountain of wisdom"
      5 To 3show partiality * to the wicked is not good, Nor to 4thrust aside the righteous in judgment.

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      6 A fool's lips cbring strife, And his mouth calls for 5blows.

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        • Ő 18:6 - Lit "come with"
          7 A 6fool's mouth is his ruin, And his lips are the snare of his soul.

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          8 The words of a whisperer are like dainty morsels, And they go down into the dinnermost parts of the body.

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            • ő 18:8 - Lit "chambers of the belly"
              9 He also who is 7slack in his work 8Is brother to him who destroys.

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              10 The 9name of the LORD is a 10strong tower; The righteous runs into it and 11is esafe.

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              11 A 12rich man's wealth is his strong city, And like a high wall in his own imagination.

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              12 13Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, But 14humility goes before honor.

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