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

  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 13:2 A MAN SHALL EAT GOOD BY THE FRUIT OF HIS MOUTH BUT THE SOUL OF THE TRANSGRESSORS SHALL EAT VIOLENCE PROVERBS 18:20 A MANS BELLY SHALL BE SATISFIED WITH THE FRUIT OF HIS MOUTH AND WITH THE INCREASE OF HIS LIPS SHALL HE BE FILLED GALATIANS 6:7 --- BE NOT DECEIVED --- GOD IS NOT MOCKED FOR WHATSOEVER A MAN SOWETH THAT SHALL HE ALSO REAP
  • Omojowo oluwafemi joseph
    dispising The Word is exposure to spiritual wickedness which can lead to destruction of life
  • MasterProhet
    The Lord can be delighted in , we can delight ourselves in the Lord. We know that obedience is better than sacrifice.
  • Todd Brawley
    13 3 was an answer. I try to live by that daily
  • Jean Robinson
    Proverbs 13 is a very powerful message that we all should take to heart. I want to make my money honestly.
  • BSP
    Verse 4 shows that Jehovah God wants us to not only have the desire to do more, but to take the actual steps to achieve our goals.

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