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Proverbs 13:10


With pride 1  comes only 2  contention, but wisdom is with the well-advised. 3 


Jud 8:1-3; Jud 12:1-6; 1Ki 12:10,11,16; 2Ki 14:10; Pr 12:15,16; Pr 17:14; Pr 19:20; Pr 20:18; Pr 21:24; Pr 25:8; Lu 14:28-32; Lu 22:24; Ac 6:1-5; 1Ti 6:4; Jas 3:14-16; Jas 4:1,5,6; 3Jo 1:9,10

NET © Notes

sn The parallelism suggests pride here means contempt for the opinions of others. The wise listen to advice rather than argue out of stubborn pride.

tn The particle רַק (raq, “only”) modifies the noun “contention” – only contention can come from such a person.

tn The Niphal of יָעַץ (yaats, “to advise; to counsel”) means “to consult together; to take counsel.” It means being well-advised, receiving advice or consultation (cf. NCV “those who take advice are wise”).

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