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Arrogance causes nothing but trouble. It is wiser to ask for advice.
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Among the proud there are always contentions: but they that do all things with counsel, are ruled by wisdom.
Proverbs 21:24 The proud and the arrogant is called ignorant, who in anger worketh pride.
Judges 12:1-6 But behold there arose a sedition in Ephraim. And passing towards the north, they said to Jephte: When thou wentest to fight against the children of Ammon, why wouldst thou not call us, that we might go with thee? Therefore we will burn thy house. . . .
1 Kings 12:10,11,16 And the young men that had been brought up with him, said: Thus shalt thou speak to this people, who have spoken to thee, saying: Thy father made our yoke heavy, do thou ease us. Thou shalt say to them: My little finger is thicker than the back of my father. . . .
2 Kings 14:10 Thou hast beaten and prevailed over Edom, and thy heart hath lifted thee up; be content with this glory, and sit at home; why provokest thou evil, that thou shouldst fall, and Juda with thee?
Luke 22:24 And there was also a strife amongst them, which of them should seem to be the greater.
1 Timothy 6:4 He is proud, knowing nothing, but sick about questions and strifes of words; from which arise envies, contentions, blasphemies, evil suspicions,
James 3:14-16 But if you have bitter zeal, and there be contention in your hearts: glory not and be not liars against the truth. . . .
James 4:1,5,6 From whence are wars and contentions among you? Are they not hence, from your concupiscences, which war in your members? . . .
Proverbs 12:15,16 The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that is wise hearkeneth unto counsels. . . .
Proverbs 17:14 The beginning of quarrels is as when one letteth out water: and before he suffereth reproach, he forsaketh judgment.
Proverbs 19:20 Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayst be wise in thy latter end.
Proverbs 20:18 Designs are strengthened by counsels: and wars are to be managed by governments.
Proverbs 25:8 The things which thy eyes have seen, utter not hastily in a quarrel: lest afterward thou mayst not be able to make amends, when thou hast dishonoured thy friend.
Judges 8:1-3 And the men of Ephraim said to him: What is this that thou meanest to do, that thou wouldst not call us, when thou wentest to fight against Madian? And they chid him sharply, and almost offered violence. . . .
Luke 14:28-32 For which of you, having a mind to build a tower, doth not first sit down and reckon the charges that are necessary, whether he have wherewithal to finish it: . . .
Acts 6:1-5 And in those days, the number of the disciples increasing, there arose a murmuring of the Greeks against the Hebrews, for that their widows were neglected in the daily ministration. . . .
ContextA Father's Discipline
…9The light of the just giveth joy: but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out. 10Among the proud there are always contentions: but they that do all things with counsel, are ruled by wisdom.11Substance got in haste shall be diminished: but that which by little and little is gathered with the hand, shall increase.…
And when every one had seen this, they all cried out: There was never such a thing done in Israel, from the day that our fathers came up out of Egypt, until this day: give sentence, and decree in common what ought to be done.
The light of the just giveth joy: but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.
Substance got in haste shall be diminished: but that which by little and little is gathered with the hand, shall increase.
Additional TranslationsArrogance leads only to strife, but wisdom is with the well-advised.Only by pride comes contention: but with the well advised is wisdom.
By pride cometh only contention; But with the well-advised is wisdom.
A bad man does evil with insolence: but they that are judges of themselves are wise.
By pride there only cometh contention; but with the well-advised is wisdom.
By pride cometh only contention: but with the well advised is wisdom.
Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well-advised is wisdom.
Pride only breeds quarrels, but with ones who take advice is wisdom.
A vain man through pride causeth debate, And with the counselled is wisdom.
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