Verse of the Day

Wednesday, December 4, 2024

Proverbs 18:2 NIV

A fool finds no pleasure in understanding but delights in airing his own opinions.

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Translations of Today's Verse

King James Version

A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.

English Standard Version

A fool takes no pleasure in understanding, but only in expressing his opinion.

The Message

Fools care nothing for thoughtful discourse; all they do is run off at the mouth.

New King James Version

A fool has no delight in understanding, But in expressing his own heart.

New Living Translation

Fools have no interest in understanding; they only want to air their own opinions.

Commentary on Today's Verse

Commentary on Proverbs 18:2

(Read Proverbs 18:2)

Those make nothing to purpose, of learning or religion, whose only design is to have something to make a show with.

Proverbs 18:2 In-Context

1 An unfriendly person pursues selfish ends and against all sound judgment starts quarrels.

2 Fools find no pleasure in understanding but delight in airing their own opinions.

3 When wickedness comes, so does contempt, and with shame comes reproach.

4 The words of the mouth are deep waters, but the fountain of wisdom is a rushing stream.

5 It is not good to be partial to the wicked and so deprive the innocent of justice.

This Week's Daily Bible Verses

Tuesday, December 03

Romans 15:13

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

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Monday, December 02

Isaiah 40:1

"Comfort, comfort my people," says your God.

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Sunday, December 01

Psalm 91:14

"Because he loves me," says the LORD, "I will rescue him; I will protect him, for he acknowledges my name."

Read all of Psalm 91 NIV

Saturday, November 30

Matthew 5:9

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God.

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Friday, November 29

Ephesians 5:11-14

Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them. For it is shameful even to mention what the disobedient do in secret. But everything exposed by the light becomes visible, for it is light that makes everything visible. This is why it is said: "Wake up, O sleeper, rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you."

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Thursday, November 28

Psalm 124:2-5

If the LORD had not been on our side when men attacked us, when their anger flared against us, they would have swallowed us alive; the flood would have engulfed us, the torrent would have swept over us, the raging waters would have swept us away.

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Wednesday, November 27

1 John 4:8

Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.

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