Proverbs - 18

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1.gphpe;JNghfpwtd; jd; ,r;irapd;gb nra;ag;ghh;f;fpwhd;> vy;yh Qhdj;jpYk; jiyapl;Lf;nfhs;Sfpwhd;.
 He that separateth himself seeketh `his own' desire, And rageth against all sound wisdom.
2.%ld; Qhdj;jpy; gphpaq;nfhs;shky;> jd; kdjpYs;sitfis ntspg;gLj;jg; gphpag;gLfpwhd;.
 A fool hath no delight in understanding, But only that his heart may reveal itself.
3.Jd;khh;f;fd; tu mtkhdk; tUk;@ mtkhdj;NjhNl epe;ijAk; tUk;.
 When the wicked cometh, there cometh also contempt, And with ignominy `cometh' reproach.
4.kD\Dila tha;nkhopfs; Mokhd [yk;NghypUf;Fk;@ Qhdj;jpd; Cw;W gha;fpw Mw;iwg;NghypUf;Fk;.
 The words of a man's mouth are `as' deep waters; The wellspring of wisdom is `as' a flowing brook.
5.tof;fpNy ePjpkhidj; Njhw;fbf;fpwjw;F> Jd;khh;f;fDf;F Kfjhl;rpzpak;gz;ZtJ ey;yjy;y.
 To respect the person of the wicked is not good, `Nor' to turn aside the righteous in judgment.
6.%lDila cjLfs; tpthjj;jpy; EioAk;> mjd; tha; mbfis tutiof;Fk;.
 A fool's lips enter into contention, And his mouth calleth for stripes.
7.%lDila tha; mtDf;Ff; NfL> mtd; cjLfs; mtd; Mj;JkhTf;Ff; fz;zp.
 A fool's mouth is his destruction, And his lips are the snare of his soul.
8.Nfhs;fhuDila thh;j;ijfs; tpisahl;Lg;NghypUf;Fk;> MdhYk; mitfs; cs;sj;jpw;Fs; ijf;Fk;.
 The words of a whisperer are as dainty morsels, And they go down into the innermost parts.
9.jd;Ntiyapy; mrjpahapUg;gtd; mopk;gDf;Fr; rNfhjud;.
 He also that is slack in his work Is brother to him that is a destroyer.
10.fh;j;jhpd; ehkk; gyj;j JUfk;@ ePjpkhd; mjw;Fs; Xbr; RfkhapUg;ghd;.
 The name of Jehovah is a strong tower; The righteous runneth into it, and is safe.
11.IRthpathDila nghUs; mtDf;F muzhd gl;lzk;@ mJ mtd; vz;zj;jpy; cah;e;j kjpy;Nghypf;Fk;.
 The rich man's wealth is his strong city, And as a high wall in his own imagination.
12.mopT tUKd; kD\Dila ,Ujak; ,Wkhg;ghapUf;Fk;@ Nkd;ikf;F Kd;dhdJ jho;ik.
 Before destruction the heart of man is haughty; And before honor `goeth' humility.
13.fhhpaj;ijf; Nfl;FKd; cj;juk; nrhy;YfpwtDf;F> mJ Gj;jpaPdKk; ntl;fKkhapUf;Fk;.
 He that giveth answer before he heareth, It is folly and shame unto him.
14.kD\Dila Mtp mtd; gytPdj;ijj; jhq;Fk;@ Kwpe;jMtp ahuhy; jhq;ff;$Lk;?
 The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity; But a broken spirit who can bear?
15.Gj;jpkhDila kdk; mwpitr;rk;ghjpf;Fk;@ Qhdpapd; nrtp mwpit ehLk;.
 The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge; And the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge.
16.xUtd; nfhLf;Fk; ntFkjp mtDf;F topAz;lhf;fp> nghpNahh;fSf;F Kd;ghf mtidf; nfhz;LNgha;tpLk;.
 A man's gift maketh room for him, And bringeth him before great men.
17.jd; tof;fpNy Kjy;NgRfpwtd; ePjpkhd;Nghy; fhzg;gLthd;@ mtd; mayhNdh te;J mtidg; ghpNrhjpf;fpwhd;.
 He that pleadeth his cause first `seemeth' just; But his neighbor cometh and searcheth him out.
18.rPl;Lg;NghLjy; tpNuhjq;fis xopj;J> gythd;fs; eLNt rpf;fWf;Fk;.
 The lot causeth contentions to cease, And parteth between the mighty.
19.muzhd gl;lzj;ij trg;gLj;Jtijg;ghh;f;fpYk; Nfhgq;nfhz;l rNfhjuid trg;gLj;JtJ mhpJ@ mth;fSila tpNuhjq;fs; Nfhl;ilj;jho;g;ghs;fs;NghypUf;Fk;.
 A brother offended `is harder to be won' than a strong city; And `such' contentions are like the bars of a castle.
20.mtdtd; thapd; gydhy; mtdtd; tapW epuk;Gk;@ mtdtd; cjLfspd; tpistpdhy; mtdtd; jpUg;jpahthd;.
 A man's belly shall be filled with the fruit of his mouth; With the increase of his lips shall he be satisfied.
21.kuzKk; [PtDk; ehtpd; mjpfhuj;jpypUf;Fk;@ mjpy; gphpag;gLfpwth;fs; mjpd; fdpiag; Grpg;ghh;fs;.
 Death and life are in the power of the tongue; And they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.
22.kidtpiaf; fz;lilfpwtd; ed;ikahdijf; fz;lilfpwhd;@ fh;j;juhy; jiaAk; ngw;Wf;nfhs;Sfpwhd;.
 Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, And obtaineth favor of Jehovah.
23.jhpj;jpud; nfQ;rpf;Nfl;fpwhd;@ IRthpathd; fbdkha; cj;juT nfhLf;fpwhd;.
 The poor useth entreaties; But the rich answereth roughly.
24.rpNefpjUs;std; rpNefk; ghuhl;lNtz;Lk;@ rNfhjudpYk; mjpf nrhe;jkha;r; rpNefpg;gtDKz;L.
 He that maketh many friends `doeth it' to his own destruction; But there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.