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The most popular Bible verses from Proverbs 18

Found 24 Verses

Proverbs 18:21

Bible Rank: 2,496
The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit. NIV
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]. [Matt. 12:37.] AMP
Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof. KJV

Proverbs 18:24

Bible Rank: 2,560
One who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. NIV
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. AMP
A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother. KJV

Proverbs 18:22

Bible Rank: 2,861
He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the LORD. NIV
He who finds a [true] wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the Lord. [Prov. 19:14; 31:10.] AMP
Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the LORD. KJV

Proverbs 18:19

Bible Rank: 3,830
A brother wronged is more unyielding than a fortified city; disputes are like the barred gates of a citadel. NIV
A brother offended is harder to be won over than a strong city, and [their] contentions separate them like the bars of a castle. AMP
A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city: and their contentions are like the bars of a castle. KJV

Proverbs 18:20

Bible Rank: 4,840
From the fruit of their mouths people's stomachs are filled; with the harvest of their lips they are satisfied. NIV
A man's [moral] 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]. AMP
A man's belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled. KJV

Proverbs 18:23

Bible Rank: 6,924
The poor plead for mercy, but the rich answer harshly. NIV
The poor man uses entreaties, but the rich answers roughly. AMP
The poor useth intreaties; but the rich answereth roughly. KJV

Proverbs 18:10

Bible Rank: 14,978
The name of the LORD is a fortified tower; the righteous run to it and are safe. NIV
The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the [consistently] righteous man [upright and in right standing with God] runs into it and is safe, high [above evil] and strong. AMP
The name of the LORD is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe. KJV

Proverbs 18:2

Bible Rank: 15,916
Fools find no pleasure in understanding but delight in airing their own opinions. NIV
A [self-confident] fool has no delight in understanding but only in revealing his personal opinions and himself. AMP
A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself. KJV

Proverbs 18:1

Bible Rank: 16,183
An unfriendly person pursues selfish ends and against all sound judgment starts quarrels. NIV
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. AMP
Through desire a man, having separated himself, seeketh and intermeddleth with all wisdom. KJV

Proverbs 18:13

Bible Rank: 17,490
To answer before listening – that is folly and shame. NIV
He who answers a matter before he hears the facts--it is folly and shame to him. [John 7:51.] AMP
He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame unto him. KJV

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