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The most popular Bible verses from Proverbs 18
Found 24 Verses
Bible Rank: 2,496
The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.
Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and they who indulge in it shall eat the fruit of it
[for death or life]
Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.
Bible Rank: 2,560
One who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
The man of many friends
[a friend of all the world]
will prove himself a bad friend, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.
Bible Rank: 2,861
He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the LORD.
He who finds a
wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the Lord.
[Prov. 19:14; 31:10.]
Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the LORD.
Bible Rank: 3,830
A brother wronged is more unyielding than a fortified city; disputes are like the barred gates of a citadel.
A brother offended is harder to be won over than a strong city, and
contentions separate them like the bars of a castle.
A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city: and their contentions are like the bars of a castle.
Bible Rank: 4,840
From the fruit of their mouths people's stomachs are filled; with the harvest of their lips they are satisfied.
self shall be filled with the fruit of his mouth; and with the consequence of his words he must be satisfied
[whether good or evil]
A man's belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled.
Bible Rank: 6,924
The poor plead for mercy, but the rich answer harshly.
The poor man uses entreaties, but the rich answers roughly.
The poor useth intreaties; but the rich answereth roughly.
Bible Rank: 14,978
The name of the LORD is a fortified tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.
The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the
[upright and in right standing with God]
runs into it and is safe, high
The name of the LORD is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe.
Bible Rank: 15,916
Fools find no pleasure in understanding but delight in airing their own opinions.
fool has no delight in understanding but only in revealing his personal opinions and himself.
A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.
Bible Rank: 16,183
An unfriendly person pursues selfish ends and against all sound judgment starts quarrels.
HE WHO willfully separates and estranges himself
[from God and man]
seeks his own desire and pretext to break out against all wise and sound judgment.
Through desire a man, having separated himself, seeketh and intermeddleth with all wisdom.
Bible Rank: 17,490
To answer before listening – that is folly and shame.
He who answers a matter before he hears the facts--it is folly and shame to him.
He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame unto him.