Proverbs 18 Bible Commentary - Power of the Tongue
Summary of Proverbs 18. A fool has no delight in understanding as his heart may discover itself. A fool's mouth is his destruction. The name of the Lord is a strong tower: the righteous run into it, and is safe. The heart of the prudent get knowledge. A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city. Death and life are in the power of the tongue. Who finds a wife finds a good thing. A man that has friends must show himself friendly. See below for Biblical advice and commentary concerning Proverbs 18.
Proverbs 18 Scriptures
1 Through desire a man, having separated himself, seeketh and intermeddleth with all wisdom.
A Fool Has No Delight in Understanding
3 When the wicked cometh, then cometh also contempt, and with ignominy reproach.
Proverbs 18 Biblical Advice and Commentary
Pro 18:2: What the Bible Says About Lazy People A fool takes no delight in understanding that they are a fool. No one wants to feel bad, even a fool. This is why many of us continue in our foolishness, in our sin. We do not desire to feel bad so we avoid the truth. We desire to stay ignorant of our sin because otherwise we would have to change our sinful and foolish ways. See Scripture Commentary: Proverbs 18:2 tells us that a fool has no delight in understanding as they may discover themself.
Pro 18:9: Lazy People Are No Better Than Thieves and Vandals. Lazy people take up resources, they consume resources, but they do not add any value to what God has given them. From God's perspective they are waster, and destroyers of the things of God. From God's perspective they are no different from thieves and vandals that just take and destroy, but never give of themselves. See Scripture Commentary: Proverbs 18:9 advises us that lazy people are wasters and destroyers.
The Lord is a Strong Tower
Whoso Findeth a Wife Findeth a Good Thing
Pro 18:24: The Ten Ways to Love: Listen Without Interrupting.