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Passage Lookup: Proverbs 18

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Proverbs 18:1
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He who separates himself seeks his own desire, He [a](a)quarrels against all sound wisdom.
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Proverbs 18:2
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A fool does not delight in understanding, But only (b)in revealing his own [b]mind.
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Proverbs 18:3
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When a wicked man comes, contempt also comes, And with dishonor comes scorn.
Proverbs 18:4
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The words of a man's mouth are (c)deep waters; [c]The fountain of wisdom is a bubbling brook.
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Proverbs 18:5
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To (d)show partiality to the wicked is not good, Nor to (e)thrust aside the righteous in judgment.
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Proverbs 18:6
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A fool's lips [d]bring strife, And his mouth calls for (f)blows.
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Proverbs 18:7
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A (g)fool's mouth is his ruin, And his lips are the snare of his soul.
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Proverbs 18:8
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The words of a whisperer are like dainty morsels, And they go down into the [e]innermost parts of the body.
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Proverbs 18:9
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He also who is (h)slack in his work (i)Is brother to him who destroys.
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Proverbs 18:10
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The (j)name of the Lord is a (k)strong tower; The righteous runs into it and (l)is [f]safe.
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Proverbs 18:11
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A (m)rich man's wealth is his strong city, And like a high wall in his own imagination.
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Proverbs 18:12
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(n)Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, But (o)humility goes before honor.
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Proverbs 18:13
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He who (p)gives an answer before he hears, It is folly and shame to him.
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Proverbs 18:14
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The (q)spirit of a man can endure his sickness, But as for a (r)broken spirit who can bear it?
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Proverbs 18:15
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The [g](s)mind of the prudent acquires knowledge, And the (t)ear of the wise seeks knowledge.
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Proverbs 18:16
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A man's (u)gift makes room for him And brings him before great men.
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Proverbs 18:17
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The first [h]to plead his case seems right, Until [i]another comes and examines him.
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Proverbs 18:18
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The cast (v)lot puts an end to strife And [j]decides between the mighty ones.
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Proverbs 18:19
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A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city, And contentions are like the bars of a citadel.
Proverbs 18:20
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With the [k](w)fruit of a man's mouth his stomach will be satisfied; (x)He will be satisfied with the product of his lips.
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Proverbs 18:21
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(y)Death and life are in the [l]power of the tongue, And those who love it will eat its (z)fruit.
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Proverbs 18:22
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He who finds a (aa)wife finds a good thing And (ab)obtains favor from the Lord .
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Proverbs 18:23
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The (ac)poor man utters supplications, But the (ad)rich man (ae)answers roughly.
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Proverbs 18:24
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A man of too many friends comes to [m]ruin, But there is (af)a [n]friend who sticks closer than a brother.
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