Proverbs 13:10

“Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised is wisdom.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Onely by pride commeth contention: but with the well aduised is wisedome.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Through insolence comes nothing but strife, But wisdom is with those who receive counsel.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

By pride cometh only contention; But with the well-advised is wisdom.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The only effect of pride is fighting; but wisdom is with the quiet in spirit.
- Basic English Bible

By pride there only cometh contention; but with the well-advised is wisdom.
- Darby Bible

Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well-advised is wisdom.
- Webster's Bible

Pride only breeds quarrels, but with ones who take advice is wisdom.
- World English Bible

A vain man through pride causeth debate, And with the counselled [is] wisdom.
- Youngs Literal Bible

By pride cometh only contention; but with the well-advised is wisdom.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 13:10


13:10 Pride - It is chiefly, pride which blows up the coals of contention. Well - advised - Who are not governed by their passions, but by prudent considerations. Wisdom - Which teaches them to avoid contention.


Discussion for Proverbs 13

  • Olatokunbo, Christopher Olufemi
    The Word is for those who are spiritually alive. Those who are not alive spiritually are not likely to tune to The Word,except if they receive the grace.
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 13:3 he that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction PROVERBS 6:23 for the commandment is a lamp and --- the law is light --- and reproofs of instruction are --- the way of life ---
  • BSP
    We become like those that we choose to have ongoing association with. This will always be the case so it is wise to make sure that we guard our association with our life.
  • Steve morrow
    PSALM 5:5 THE FOOLISH SHALL NOT STAND IN THY SIGHT THOU HATEST --- ALL WORKERS --- OF INIQUITY PROVERBS 26:12 SEEST THOU A MAN WISE IN HIS OWN CONCEIT THERE IS MORE HOPE OF A FOOL THAN OF HIM GALATIANS 3:1 O FOOLISH GALATIANS WHO HATH BEWITCHED YOU THAT YOU SHOULD NOT OBEY THE TRUTH BEFORE WHOSE EYES JESUS CHRIST HATH BEEN EVIDENTLY SET FORTH CRUCIFIED AMONG YOU PROVERBS 10:8 THE WISE IN HEART WILL RECEIVE COMMANDMENTS BUT A PRATING FOOL SHALL FALL 1 PETER 2:15 FOR SO IS THE WILL OF GOD THAT WITH WELL DOING YOU MAY PUT TO SILENCE THE IGNORANCE OF FOOLISH MEN GALATIANS 6:9 AND LET US NOT BE WEARY IN WELL DOING FOR IN DUE SEASON WE SHALL REAP --- IF --- WE FAINT NOT
  • Dan the Man
    Hope deferred maketh the heart sick, but when the desire cometh it is a tree of life. Proverbs 13:12

    Great verse on having dreams, aspirations, goals, and other such things. ACTION! ACTION PRODUCES DESIRE! ACTION PERSUADES THE HEART! I'm shooting for a beautiful and healthy neuroplastic forest. Trees are so cool. Rainbow Eucalyptus, Larch, White Birch, Myrtle are some of my favorites.
  • Thomas Edward Hale
    Proverbs 13:13 and all the people shall say Amen Psalm 115 and when victory is not in sight fight onward Christian soldiers

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