Proverbs 18:2
Context
The Unfriendly Pursue Selfishness

1Through desire a man, having separated himself, seeks and intermeddles with all wisdom. 2A fool has no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself. 3When the wicked comes, then comes also contempt, and with ignominy reproach. 4The words of a man's mouth are as deep waters, and the wellspring of wisdom as a flowing brook. 5It is not good to accept the person of the wicked, to overthrow the righteous in judgment. 6A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calls for strokes. 7A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul. 8The words of a talebearer are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly. 9He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster. 10The name of the LORD is a strong tower: the righteous runs into it, and is safe. 11The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as an high wall in his own conceit. 12Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honor is humility. 13He that answers a matter before he hears it, it is folly and shame to him. 14The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity; but a wounded spirit who can bear? 15The heart of the prudent gets knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge. 16A man's gift makes room for him, and brings him before great men. 17He that is first in his own cause seems just; but his neighbor comes and searches him. 18The lot causes contentions to cease, and parts between the mighty. 19A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city: and their contentions are like the bars of a castle. 20A man's belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled. 21Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof. 22Whoever finds a wife finds a good thing, and obtains favor of the LORD. 23The poor uses entreaties; but the rich answers roughly. 24A man that has friends must show himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticks closer than a brother.
Cross References
Proverbs 12:23
A prudent man conceals knowledge: but the heart of fools proclaims foolishness.


Proverbs 13:16
Every prudent man deals with knowledge: but a fool lays open his folly.


Proverbs 18:3
When the wicked comes, then comes also contempt, and with ignominy reproach.


Ecclesiastes 10:3
Yes also, when he that is a fool walks by the way, his wisdom fails him, and he said to every one that he is a fool.


Treasury of Scripture

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

fool

Proverbs 1:7,22 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction...

Proverbs 17:16 Why is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he has no heart to it?

Psalm 1:1,2 Blessed is the man that walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stands in the way of sinners...

Matthew 8:34 And, behold, the whole city came out to meet Jesus: and when they saw him, they sought him that he would depart out of their coasts.

1 Corinthians 8:1 Now as touching things offered to idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but charity edifies.

but

Numbers 24:15,16 And he took up his parable, and said, Balaam the son of Beor has said, and the man whose eyes are open has said...

1 Corinthians 14:12 Even so you, for as much as you are zealous of spiritual gifts, seek that you may excel to the edifying of the church.

Philippians 1:15 Some indeed preach Christ even of envy and strife; and some also of good will:

2 Peter 2:15-19 Which have forsaken the right way, and are gone astray, following the way of Balaam the son of Bosor...

Strong's Concordance
A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.
Topical Bible
Airing Bare Delight Delighteth Delights Discover Expressing Finds Fool Foolish Heart Itself Lay Mind Opinion Opinions Pleasure Reveal Revealing Sense Takes Uncovering Understanding
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Proverbs Chapter 18 Verse 2

Alphabetical: A airing but delight delights does finds fool his in mind no not only opinions own pleasure revealing understanding

OT Poetry: Proverbs 18:2 A fool has no delight in understanding (Prov. Pro Pr)
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