箴言 Proverbs


Chapter Verses
18:1
与众寡合的,独自寻求心愿,并恼恨一切真智慧。
An unfriendly man pursues selfish ends; he defies all sound judgment.
18:2
愚昧人不喜爱明哲,只喜爱显露心意。
A fool finds no pleasure in understanding but delights in airing his own opinions.
18:3
恶人来,藐视随来。羞耻到,辱骂同到。
When wickedness comes, so does contempt, and with shame comes disgrace.
18:4
人口中的言语,如同深水。智慧的泉源,好像涌流的河水。
The words of a man's mouth are deep waters, but the fountain of wisdom is a bubbling brook.
18:5
瞻徇恶人的情面,偏断义人的案件,都为不善。
It is not good to be partial to the wicked or to deprive the innocent of justice.
18:6
愚昧人张嘴启争端,开口招鞭打。
A fool's lips bring him strife, and his mouth invites a beating.
18:7
愚昧人的口,自取败坏。他的嘴,是他生命的网罗。
A fool's mouth is his undoing, and his lips are a snare to his soul.
18:8
传舌人的言语,如同美食,深入人的心腹。
The words of a gossip are like choice morsels; they go down to a man's inmost parts.
18:9
作工懈怠的,与浪费人为弟兄。
One who is slack in his work is brother to one who destroys.
18:10
耶和华的名,是坚固台。义人奔入,便得安稳。
The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.
18:11
富足人的财物,是他的坚城,在他心想,犹如高墙。
The wealth of the rich is their fortified city; they imagine it an unscalable wall.
18:12
败坏之先,人心骄傲。尊荣以前,必有谦卑。
Before his downfall a man's heart is proud, but humility comes before honor.
18:13
未曾听完先回答的,便是他的愚昧,和羞辱。
He who answers before listening- that is his folly and his shame.
18:14
人有疾病,心能忍耐。心灵忧伤,谁能承当呢?
A man's spirit sustains him in sickness, but a crushed spirit who can bear?
18:15
聪明人的心得知识。智慧人的耳求知识。
The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge; the ears of the wise seek it out.
18:16
人的礼物,为他开路,引他到高位的人面前。
A gift opens the way for the giver and ushers him into the presence of the great.
18:17
先诉情由的,似乎有理。但邻舍来到,就察出实情。
The first to present his case seems right, till another comes forward and questions him.
18:18
掣签能止息争竞,也能解散强胜的人。
Casting the lot settles disputes and keeps strong opponents apart.
18:19
弟兄结怨,劝他和好,比取坚固城还难。这样的争竞,如同坚寨的门闩。
An offended brother is more unyielding than a fortified city, and disputes are like the barred gates of a citadel.
18:20
人口中所结的果子,必充满肚腹。他嘴所出的,必使他饱足。
From the fruit of his mouth a man's stomach is filled; with the harvest from his lips he is satisfied.
18:21
生死在舌头的权下。喜爱他的,必吃他所结的果子。
The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.
18:22
得着贤妻的,是得着好处,也是蒙了耶和华的恩惠。
He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the Lord .
18:23
贫穷人说哀求的话。富足人用威吓的话回答。
A poor man pleads for mercy, but a rich man answers harshly.
18:24
滥交朋友的,自取败坏。但有一朋友,比弟兄更亲密。
A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.