Proverbs Chapter 18 With Hebrew

Proverbs Chapter 18

1. He who divides, (פָרַד parad #6504) himself seeks, (בָּקַשׁ baqash #1245) his own desire, (תַּאֲוָה taavah #8378).  He quarrels, (גָּלַע gala #1566) against all, (כֹּל kol #3605) sound wisdom, (תּוּשִׁיָּה tushiyyah #8454).
2. A fool finds no delight, (חָפֵץ chaphets #2654) in Understanding, (תָּבוּן Tebunah #8394) but in exposing, (גֶּלֶה galah #1540) his own heart, (לֵב leb #3820).
3. When the offender, (רָשְׁע rasha #7563) comes, so does contempt, (בּוּז buz #937) and with dishonor, (קָלוֹן qalon #7036) comes reproach, (חֶרְפָּה cherpah #2781).
4. The words of a man’s mouth are deep waters, (מַיִם mayim #4325).  The Fountain, (מָקוֹר Maqor #4726) of Wisdom, (חָכְמָה Chokmah #2451) is a flowing, (נָבַע naba #5042) wadi/river bed, (נַחַל nachal #5158).
5.  It is not, (לֹא lo #3808) good, (טוֹב tov #2896) to accept, (נָשָׂא nasa #5375) the face, (פָנִים panim #6440) of the wicked, (רָשְׁע rasha #7563) and to let down, (נָטָה natah #5186) the Righteous, (צַדִיק Tzediq #6662) in Justice, (מִשְׁפָט Mishpat #4941).
6. From the lips, (saphah #8193) of a fool, (kesil #3684) comes, (bo #935) strife, (rib #7379) and their mouth proclaims, (qara #7121) fighting, (mahalummoth #4112 from halam #1986).
7. The mouth of a fool is his ruin, (mechittah #4288 from chathath) and his lips are a snare, (moquesh #4170) to his soul.
8. The words, (dabar #1697) of a grumbler, (nirgan, from ragan #7279) are like dainty morsels, (laham #3859) they go down to the inmost, (cheder #2315) parts of the body, (beten #990).
9. Also the one who is slack, (raphah #7503) in his work, (melakah #4399) is brother, (ach #251) to one who destroys, (shachath #7843).
10. The Name of YHVH #3069 is a strong, (oz #5797 from azaz) tower, (migdal #4026); The Righteous, (Tzaddiq #6662) runs, (rutz #7323) in and is exalted, (sagab #7682).
11. Wealth, (hon #1952 from hun) of the rich, (ashir #6223) is his strength, (oz #5797); an exalted, (sagab #7682) wall, (chomah #2346) in his imagination, (mashkith #4906 from sekvi).
12. Facing, (paneh #6440) destruction, (sheber #7667) the heart is haughty, (gabah #1361b) but humility, (anavah #6038) faces honor, (kabod #3519b).
13. To return, (shub #7725) a word, (dabar #1697) before, (terem #2962) hearing, (shama #8085) is foolish, (ivvelith #200 from evil) and shameful, (kelimmah #3639).
14. The spirit, (ruach #7307) of man, (ish #376) will sustain, (kul #3557) in sickness, (macheleh #4245b) a broken/scourged, (nake #5218b from naka) spirit who, (mi #4310) can bear, (nasa #5375)?
15. The heart, (leb #3820) of the Understanding, (Bin #995) acquires, (qanah #7069) Knowledge, (Daath #1847 from Yada), the ears, (ozen #241) of the Wise, (Chaham #2450) seek, (baqash #1245) Knowledge, (Daath #1847).
16. A man’s, (adam #120) giving, (mattan #4976 from nathan) opens, (rachab #7337) the lead, (nachah #5148) to face, (paheh #6440) the great, (gadol #1419).
17. The first, (rishon #7223 from rosh) to dispute, (rib #7379) seems right, (Tzaddiq #6662) until another comes and examines, (chaqar #2713).
18. Casting lots, (goral #1486) ends, (shabath #7673a) strife, (madon #4066) and decides, (parad #6504) between, (Bayin #996 from Bin) the mighty/powerful, (atsum #6099).
19. A brother, (ach #251) wronged, (pasha #6586) is the same as, (min #4480) a strong, (oz #5797 from azaz) city, (qiryah #7151); and strife, (madon #4066) is like the bars, (beriach #1280) of a citadel, (armon #759).
20. From the fruit, (peri #6529) of mans, (ish #376) mouth, (peh #6310) his stomach, (beten #990) will be filled, (saba #7646); He will be fillled, (saba #7646) with the produce, (tebuah #8393) of his lips, (sapha #8193).
21. Death, (maveth #4194) and Life, (chayyim #2425b) are in the hand, (yad #3027) of the tongue, (lashon #3956) and those who love it, (aheb #157) eat, (akel #398) its fruit, (peri #6529).
22. He who finds, (matza #4672) a wife, (ishshah #802) finds, (matza #4672) good, (tob 32896b) and obtains, (puq #6329) the favor, (ratson #7522) of YHVH.
23. The poor, (rush #7326) speak, (dabar #1696) supplications, (tachanun #8469) the rich, (ashir #6223) answer/respond, (anah #6030a) with power/harshly, (az #5794).
24. A man, (ish #376) with many friends, (rea #7453) soon comes to ruin, (raa #7489b) but there, (yesh #3426) is a loving friend, (aheb #157) who sticks, (dabek #1695) closer, (dabak #1692) than, (min #4480) a brother, (ach #251).

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