Proverbs 18:1
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
He who separatesנִפְרָ֑ד
6504: to dividea prim. root
himself seeksיְבַקֵּ֣שׁ
1245: to seeka prim. root
[his own] desire,לְֽ֭תַאֲוָה
8378: a desirefrom the same as avah
He quarrelsיִתְגַּלָּֽע׃
1566: to expose, lay barea prim. root
against allבְּכָל־
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
sound wisdom.תּ֝וּשִׁיָּ֗ה
8454: sound, efficient wisdom, abiding successfrom an unused word

KJV Lexicon
Through desire
ta'avah  (tah-av-aw')
a longing; by implication, a delight (subjectively, satisfaction, objectively, a charm) -- dainty, desire, exceedingly, greedily, lust(ing), pleasant.
a man having separated
parad  (paw-rad')
to break through, i.e. spread or separate (oneself) -- disperse, divide, be out of joint, part, scatter (abroad), separate (self), sever self, stretch, sunder.
himself seeketh
baqash  (baw-kash')
to search out (by any method, specifically in worship or prayer); by implication, to strive after
and intermeddleth
gala`  (gaw-lah')
to be obstinate -- (inter-)meddle (with).
with all wisdom
tuwshiyah  (too-shee-yaw')
from an unused root probably meaning to substantiate; support or (by implication) ability, i.e. (direct) help, (in purpose) an undertaking, (intellectual) understanding
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He who separates himself seeks his own desire, He quarrels against all sound wisdom.

King James Bible
Through desire a man, having separated himself, seeketh and intermeddleth with all wisdom.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
One who isolates himself pursues selfish desires; he rebels against all sound judgment.

International Standard Version
Whoever isolates himself pursues selfish ends; he resists all sound advice.

NET Bible
One who has isolated himself seeks his own desires; he rejects all sound judgment.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
In his idleness one meditates on lust and mocks at good instruction.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A loner is out to get what he wants for himself. He opposes all sound reasoning.

King James 2000 Bible
A man, having separated himself, seeks his own desire, and rages against all sound wisdom.
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