American Standard Version
He that separateth himself seeketh his own desire, And rageth against all sound wisdom.
King James Bible
Through desire a man, having separated himself, seeketh and intermeddleth with all wisdom.
Darby Bible Translation
He that separateth himself seeketh his pleasure, he is vehement against all sound wisdom.
World English Bible
An unfriendly man pursues selfishness, and defies all sound judgment.
Young's Literal Translation
For an object of desire he who is separated doth seek, With all wisdom he intermeddleth.
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LibraryPride and Humility
A sermon (No. 97) delivered on Sabbath Morning, August 17, 1856 by C. H. Spurgeon. "Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honor is humility."--Proverbs 18:12. Almost every event has its prophetic prelude. It is an old and common saying that "coming events cast their shadows before them;" the wise man teaches us the same lesson in the verse before us. When destruction walks through the land it casts its shadow; it is in the shape of pride. When honor visits a man's house it casts …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
Pride and Humility
Of the Character of the Unregenerate.
"Boast not Thyself of To-Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
My son, let them not depart from thine eyes; Keep sound wisdom and discretion:
Counsel is mine, and sound knowledge: I am understanding; I have might.
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