Proverbs 18:7

“A fooles mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soule.”

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Other Translations

A fool's mouth [is] his destruction, and his lips [are] the snare of his soul.
- King James Version

A fool's mouth is his ruin, And his lips are the snare of his soul.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A fool's mouth is his destruction, And his lips are the snare of his soul.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The mouth of a foolish man is his destruction, and his lips are a net for his soul.
- Basic English Bible

A fool's mouth is destruction to him, and his lips are a snare to his soul.
- Darby Bible

A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.
- Webster's Bible

A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are a snare to his soul.
- World English Bible

The mouth of a fool [is] ruin to him, And his lips [are] the snare of his soul.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A fool's mouth is his ruin, and his lips are the snare of his soul.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Proverbs 18

  • Bruce
    Finding a Wife May be a Little Hard. She Needs to be a Homemaker,Helps in The Church. Reads The Bible and Praying Daily. Watching Over Her Husband. The Husband Needs to do The Same for Her and More, Providing All Her Needs,Lifting Her Higher Then Himself, Lovin Her Like Christ Loved The Church. They Will Gladly Do for Each Other. Lifting One Another Higher. He Found a Wife.
  • Virda hall
    I do t understand verse 18 22
  • Obbie Beal
    V:13 He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame unto him. AMEN!
  • BSP
    Verse 13 shows the important of making sure we have all the facts before we reply or react to a situation.
  • William Lambert
    So many scriptures refer to the desire. There are several ways of looking at this. Desire can be viewed as an object of ones affection or as an obstacle in reaching ones fulfillment. Too often the pleasures which are associated with desire are connected with the pain that a person may be experiencing.
  • Andrea
    I believe that what we say comes from our hearts. It's a heart matter! That may not be a good thing. It's time to clean out some of old stuff that keeps us drom speaking the right things!

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