Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Proverbs 18:7

Context
NET ©

The mouth of a fool is his ruin, and his lips are a snare for his life. 1 

NIV ©

A fool’s mouth is his undoing, and his lips are a snare to his soul.

NASB ©

A fool’s mouth is his ruin, And his lips are the snare of his soul.

NLT ©

The mouths of fools are their ruin; their lips get them into trouble.

MSG ©

Fools are undone by their big mouths; their souls are crushed by their words.

BBE ©

The mouth of a foolish man is his destruction, and his lips are a net for his soul.

NRSV ©

The mouths of fools are their ruin, and their lips a snare to themselves.

NKJV ©

A fool’s mouth is his destruction, And his lips are the snare of his soul.


KJV
A fool's
<03684>
mouth
<06310>
[is] his destruction
<04288>_,
and his lips
<08193>
[are] the snare
<04170>
of his soul
<05315>_.
NASB ©
A fool's
<03684>
mouth
<06310>
is his ruin
<04288>
, And his lips
<08193>
are the snare
<04170>
of his soul
<05315>
.
HEBREW
wspn
<05315>
sqwm
<04170>
wytpvw
<08193>
wl
<0>
htxm
<04288>
lyok
<03684>
yp (18:7)
<06310>
LXXM
stoma
<4750
N-NSN
afronov
<878
A-GSM
suntribh {N-NSF} autw
<846
D-DSM
ta
<3588
T-NPN
de
<1161
PRT
ceilh
<5491
N-NPN
autou
<846
D-GSM
pagiv
<3803
N-NSF
th
<3588
T-DSF
quch
<5590
N-DSF
autou
<846
D-GSM
NET © [draft] ITL
The mouth
<06310>
of a fool
<03684>
is his ruin
<04288>
, and his lips
<08193>
are a snare
<04170>
for his life
<05315>
.
NET ©

The mouth of a fool is his ruin, and his lips are a snare for his life. 1 

NET © Notes

tn Heb “his soul” (so KJV, NASB, NIV).

sn What a fool says can ruin him. Calamity and misfortune can come to a person who makes known his lack of wisdom by what he says. It may be that his words incite anger, or merely reveal stupidity; in either case, he is in trouble.



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