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The most popular Bible verses from Proverbs 18 - Page 2

Found 24 Verses (from 11)

Proverbs 18:6

Bible Rank: 17,830
The lips of fools bring them strife, and their mouths invite a beating. NIV
A [self-confident] fool's lips bring contention, and his mouth invites a beating. AMP
A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for strokes. KJV

Proverbs 18:17

Bible Rank: 18,084
In a lawsuit the first to speak seems right, until someone comes forward and cross-examines. NIV
He who states his case first seems right, until his rival comes and cross-examines him. AMP
He that is first in his own cause seemeth just; but his neighbour cometh and searcheth him. KJV

Proverbs 18:4

Bible Rank: 18,401
The words of the mouth are deep waters, but the fountain of wisdom is a rushing stream. NIV
The words of a [discreet and wise] man's mouth are like deep waters [plenteous and difficult to fathom], and the fountain of skillful and godly Wisdom is like a gushing stream [sparkling, fresh, pure, and life-giving]. AMP
The words of a man's mouth are as deep waters, and the wellspring of wisdom as a flowing brook. KJV

Proverbs 18:12

Bible Rank: 19,211
Before a downfall the heart is haughty, but humility comes before honor. NIV
Haughtiness comes before disaster, but humility before honor. AMP
Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honour is humility. KJV

Proverbs 18:9

Bible Rank: 19,419
One who is slack in his work is a close relative of one who destroys. NIV
He who is loose and slack in his work is brother to him who is a destroyer and he who does not use his endeavors to heal himself is brother to him who commits suicide. AMP
He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster. KJV

Proverbs 18:16

Bible Rank: 19,646
A gift opens the way and ushers the giver into the presence of the great. NIV
A man's gift makes room for him and brings him before great men. [Gen. 32:20; I Sam. 25:27; Prov. 17:8; 21:14.] AMP
A man's gift maketh room for him, and bringeth him before great men. KJV

Proverbs 18:14

Bible Rank: 19,800
The human spirit can endure in sickness, but a crushed spirit who can bear? NIV
The strong spirit of a man sustains him in bodily pain or trouble, but a weak and broken spirit who can raise up or bear? AMP
The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity; but a wounded spirit who can bear? KJV

Proverbs 18:15

Bible Rank: 19,843
The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge, for the ears of the wise seek it out. NIV
The mind of the prudent is ever getting knowledge, and the ear of the wise is ever seeking (inquiring for and craving) knowledge. AMP
The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge. KJV

Proverbs 18:8

Bible Rank: 19,957
The words of a gossip are like choice morsels; they go down to the inmost parts. NIV
The words of a whisperer or talebearer are as dainty morsels; they go down into the innermost parts of the body. AMP
The words of a talebearer are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly. KJV

Proverbs 18:5

Bible Rank: 21,836
It is not good to be partial to the wicked and so deprive the innocent of justice. NIV
To respect the person of the wicked and be partial to him, so as to deprive the [consistently] righteous of justice, is not good. AMP
It is not good to accept the person of the wicked, to overthrow the righteous in judgment. KJV

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