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;.
  Through desire a man, having separated himself, seeketh and intermeddleth with all wisdom.
2.%ld; Qhdj;jpy; gphpaq;nfhs;shky;> jd; kdjpYs;sitfis ntspg;gLj;jg; gphpag;gLfpwhd;.
  A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.
3.Jd;khh;f;fd; tu mtkhdk; tUk;@ mtkhdj;NjhNl epe;ijAk; tUk;.
  When the wicked cometh, then cometh also contempt, and with ignominy 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, and the wellspring of wisdom as a flowing brook.
5.tof;fpNy ePjpkhidj; Njhw;fbf;fpwjw;F> Jd;khh;f;fDf;F Kfjhl;rpzpak;gz;ZtJ ey;yjy;y.
  It is not good to accept the person of the wicked, to overthrow 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 strokes.
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 talebearer are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.
9.jd;Ntiyapy; mrjpahapUg;gtd; mopk;gDf;Fr; rNfhjud;.
  He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.
10.fh;j;jhpd; ehkk; gyj;j JUfk;@ ePjpkhd; mjw;Fs; Xbr; RfkhapUg;ghd;.
  The name of the LORD 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 an high wall in his own conceit.
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 honour is humility.
13.fhhpaj;ijf; Nfl;FKd; cj;juk; nrhy;YfpwtDf;F> mJ Gj;jpaPdKk; ntl;fKkhapUf;Fk;.
  He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, 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 wounded 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 is first in his own cause seemeth just; but his neighbour cometh and searcheth him.
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 their 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 satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled.
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 favour of the LORD.
23.jhpj;jpud; nfQ;rpf;Nfl;fpwhd;@ IRthpathd; fbdkha; cj;juT nfhLf;fpwhd;.
  The poor useth intreaties; but the rich answereth roughly.
24.rpNefpjUs;std; rpNefk; ghuhl;lNtz;Lk;@ rNfhjudpYk; mjpf nrhe;jkha;r; rpNefpg;gtDKz;L.
  A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.