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;.
 1 An unfriendly man pursues selfish ends he defies all sound judgment.
2.%ld; Qhdj;jpy; gphpaq;nfhs;shky;> jd; kdjpYs;sitfis ntspg;gLj;jg; gphpag;gLfpwhd;.
 2 A fool finds no pleasure in understanding but delights in airing his own opinions.
3.Jd;khh;f;fd; tu mtkhdk; tUk;@ mtkhdj;NjhNl epe;ijAk; tUk;.
 3 When wickedness comes, so does contempt, and with shame comes disgrace.
4.kD\Dila tha;nkhopfs; Mokhd [yk;NghypUf;Fk;@ Qhdj;jpd; Cw;W gha;fpw Mw;iwg;NghypUf;Fk;.
 4 The words of a manís mouth are deep waters, but the fountain of wisdom is a bubbling brook.
5.tof;fpNy ePjpkhidj; Njhw;fbf;fpwjw;F> Jd;khh;f;fDf;F Kfjhl;rpzpak;gz;ZtJ ey;yjy;y.
 5 It is not good to be partial to the wicked or to deprive the innocent of justice.
6.%lDila cjLfs; tpthjj;jpy; EioAk;> mjd; tha; mbfis tutiof;Fk;.
 6 A foolís lips bring him strife, and his mouth invites a beating.
7.%lDila tha; mtDf;Ff; NfL> mtd; cjLfs; mtd; Mj;JkhTf;Ff; fz;zp.
 7 A foolís mouth is his undoing, and his lips are a snare to his soul.
8.Nfhs;fhuDila thh;j;ijfs; tpisahl;Lg;NghypUf;Fk;> MdhYk; mitfs; cs;sj;jpw;Fs; ijf;Fk;.
 8 The words of a gossip are like choice morsels they go down to a manís inmost parts.
9.jd;Ntiyapy; mrjpahapUg;gtd; mopk;gDf;Fr; rNfhjud;.
 9 One who is slack in his work is brother to one who destroys.
10.fh;j;jhpd; ehkk; gyj;j JUfk;@ ePjpkhd; mjw;Fs; Xbr; RfkhapUg;ghd;.
 10 The name of the LORD is a strong tower the righteous run to it and are safe.
11.IRthpathDila nghUs; mtDf;F muzhd gl;lzk;@ mJ mtd; vz;zj;jpy; cah;e;j kjpy;Nghypf;Fk;.
 11 The wealth of the rich is their fortified city they imagine it an unscalable wall.
12.mopT tUKd; kD\Dila ,Ujak; ,Wkhg;ghapUf;Fk;@ Nkd;ikf;F Kd;dhdJ jho;ik.
 12 Before his downfall a manís heart is proud, but humility comes before honour.
13.fhhpaj;ijf; Nfl;FKd; cj;juk; nrhy;YfpwtDf;F> mJ Gj;jpaPdKk; ntl;fKkhapUf;Fk;.
 13 He who answers before listening that is his folly and his shame.
14.kD\Dila Mtp mtd; gytPdj;ijj; jhq;Fk;@ Kwpe;jMtp ahuhy; jhq;ff;$Lk;?
 14 A manís spirit sustains him in sickness, but a crushed spirit who can bear?
15.Gj;jpkhDila kdk; mwpitr;rk;ghjpf;Fk;@ Qhdpapd; nrtp mwpit ehLk;.
 15 The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge the ears of the wise seek it out.
16.xUtd; nfhLf;Fk; ntFkjp mtDf;F topAz;lhf;fp> nghpNahh;fSf;F Kd;ghf mtidf; nfhz;LNgha;tpLk;.
 16 A gift opens the way for the giver and ushers him into the presence of the great.
17.jd; tof;fpNy Kjy;NgRfpwtd; ePjpkhd;Nghy; fhzg;gLthd;@ mtd; mayhNdh te;J mtidg; ghpNrhjpf;fpwhd;.
 17 The first to present his case seems right, till another comes forward and questions him.
18.rPl;Lg;NghLjy; tpNuhjq;fis xopj;J> gythd;fs; eLNt rpf;fWf;Fk;.
 18 Casting the lot settles disputes and keeps strong opponents apart.
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;.
 19 An offended brother is more unyielding than a fortified city, and disputes are like the barred gates of a citadel.
20.mtdtd; thapd; gydhy; mtdtd; tapW epuk;Gk;@ mtdtd; cjLfspd; tpistpdhy; mtdtd; jpUg;jpahthd;.
 20 From the fruit of his mouth a manís stomach is filled with the harvest from his lips he is satisfied.
21.kuzKk; [PtDk; ehtpd; mjpfhuj;jpypUf;Fk;@ mjpy; gphpag;gLfpwth;fs; mjpd; fdpiag; Grpg;ghh;fs;.
 21 The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.
22.kidtpiaf; fz;lilfpwtd; ed;ikahdijf; fz;lilfpwhd;@ fh;j;juhy; jiaAk; ngw;Wf;nfhs;Sfpwhd;.
 22 He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favour from the LORD.
23.jhpj;jpud; nfQ;rpf;Nfl;fpwhd;@ IRthpathd; fbdkha; cj;juT nfhLf;fpwhd;.
 23 A poor man pleads for mercy, but a rich man answers harshly.
24.rpNefpjUs;std; rpNefk; ghuhl;lNtz;Lk;@ rNfhjudpYk; mjpf nrhe;jkha;r; rpNefpg;gtDKz;L.
 24 A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.