Chinese Contemporary Bible (Simplified)

箴言 18

1孤傲者独善其身,
    他恼恨一切真知。
愚人不喜欢悟性,
    只喜欢发表意见。
邪恶与藐视同行,
    无耻与羞辱为伴。
人口中的话如同深水,
    智慧之泉像涓涓溪流。
袒护恶人、冤枉义人都为不善。
愚人说话引起纷争,
    他的口招来鞭打。
愚人的口自招灭亡,
    他的嘴坑害他自己。
闲言碎语如同美食,
    深入人的五脏六腑。
懒惰人与毁坏者臭味相投。
10 耶和华的名是坚固保障,
    义人投奔其中就得安稳。
11 财富是富人的坚城,
    在他幻想中是高墙。
12 骄傲是败亡的前奏,
    谦虚是尊荣的先锋。
13 未听先答的人,
    自显愚昧和羞辱。
14 人的心灵能忍受疾病,
    谁能忍受破碎的心灵?
15 哲士的心得知识,
    智者的耳求知识。
16 礼物为人开路,
    领人晋见权贵。
17 先告状的看似有理,
    一经对质真相大白。
18 抽签可以平息争端,
    调解强者间的纠纷。
19 与结怨的兄弟和解比攻城还难,
    争端难破,如坚城的门闩。
20 人因口中所说的话而饱足,
    因嘴中所出的言语而满足。
21 口舌能够定生死,
    多嘴多言食恶果。
22 得到妻子就是得到珍宝,
    也是蒙了耶和华的恩惠。
23 穷人哀声恳求,
    富人恶言相向。
24 滥交友,自招损;
    得知己,胜手足。

New American Standard Bible

Proverbs 18

Contrast the Upright and the Wicked

1He who separates himself seeks his own desire,
He [a]quarrels against all sound wisdom.
A fool does not delight in understanding,
But only in revealing his own [b]mind.
When a wicked man comes, contempt also comes,
And with dishonor comes scorn.
The words of a man’s mouth are deep waters;
[c]The fountain of wisdom is a bubbling brook.
To show partiality to the wicked is not good,
Nor to thrust aside the righteous in judgment.
A fool’s lips [d]bring strife,
And his mouth calls for blows.
A fool’s mouth is his ruin,
And his lips are the snare of his soul.
The words of a whisperer are like dainty morsels,
And they go down into the [e]innermost parts of the body.
He also who is slack in his work
Is brother to him who destroys.
10 The name of the Lord is a strong tower;
The righteous runs into it and is [f]safe.
11 A rich man’s wealth is his strong city,
And like a high wall in his own imagination.
12 Before destruction the heart of man is haughty,
But humility goes before honor.
13 He who gives an answer before he hears,
It is folly and shame to him.
14 The spirit of a man can endure his sickness,
But as for a broken spirit who can bear it?
15 The [g]mind of the prudent acquires knowledge,
And the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.
16 A man’s gift makes room for him
And brings him before great men.
17 The first [h]to plead his case seems right,
Until [i]another comes and examines him.
18 The cast lot puts an end to strife
And [j]decides between the mighty ones.
19 A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city,
And contentions are like the bars of a citadel.
20 With the [k]fruit of a man’s mouth his stomach will be satisfied;
He will be satisfied with the product of his lips.
21 Death and life are in the [l]power of the tongue,
And those who love it will eat its fruit.
22 He who finds a wife finds a good thing
And obtains favor from the Lord.
23 The poor man utters supplications,
But the rich man answers roughly.
24 A man of too many friends comes to [m]ruin,
But there is a [n]friend who sticks closer than a brother.

Notas al pie

  1. Proverbs 18:1 Lit breaks out
  2. Proverbs 18:2 Lit heart
  3. Proverbs 18:4 Or A bubbling brook, a fountain of wisdom
  4. Proverbs 18:6 Lit come with
  5. Proverbs 18:8 Lit chambers of the belly
  6. Proverbs 18:10 Lit set on high
  7. Proverbs 18:15 Lit heart
  8. Proverbs 18:17 Lit in his plea
  9. Proverbs 18:17 Lit his neighbor
  10. Proverbs 18:18 Lit makes a division
  11. Proverbs 18:20 I.e. speech
  12. Proverbs 18:21 Lit hand
  13. Proverbs 18:24 Lit be broken in pieces
  14. Proverbs 18:24 Or lover