Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

Only by insolence is strife set up, and wisdom [is] with those who take advice.

New American Standard Bible

Through insolence comes nothing but strife, But wisdom is with those who receive counsel.

King James Version

Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised is wisdom.

Holman Bible

Arrogance leads to nothing but strife, but wisdom is gained by those who take advice.

International Standard Version

Arrogance only brings quarreling, but those receiving advice are wise.

A Conservative Version

Through pride a vain man causes contention, but wisdom is with the well-advised.

American Standard Version

By pride cometh only contention; But with the well-advised is wisdom.


By pride and insolence comes only contention, but with the well-advised is skillful and godly Wisdom.

Bible in Basic English

The only effect of pride is fighting; but wisdom is with the quiet in spirit.

Darby Translation

By pride there only cometh contention; but with the well-advised is wisdom.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Pride shall certainly give birth to contention: but with the well advised is wisdom.

Julia Smith Translation

Only by pride contention will be given: but with those being advised, wisdom.

King James 2000

Only by pride comes strife: but with the well advised is wisdom.

Modern King James verseion

Only by pride comes argument, but with those who take advice is wisdom.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Among the proud there is ever strife; but among those that do all things with advisement, there is wisdom.

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

Pride only breeds quarrels, but with ones who take advice is wisdom.

The Emphasized Bible

Only by pride, doth one cause contention, but, with the well-advised, is wisdom.


Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well-advised is wisdom.

World English Bible

Pride only breeds quarrels, but with ones who take advice is wisdom.

Youngs Literal Translation

A vain man through pride causeth debate, And with the counselled is wisdom.


Root Form
Only by pride
Usage: 11

Usage: 2011

Usage: 3

but with the well advised
Usage: 80




Images Proverbs 13:10

Context Readings

A Wise Son Lives Righteously

9 The light of the righteous will rejoice, but the lamp of the wicked will die out. 10 Only by insolence is strife set up, and wisdom [is] with those who take advice. 11 Wealth [gained] from haste will dwindle, but he who gathers {little by little} will increase it.

Cross References

Judges 8:1-3

The men of Ephraim said to him, "What [is] this thing you have done to us, not calling us when you went to fight against the Midianites?" And they quarreled with him severely.

Judges 12:1-6

The men of Ephraim were called to arms, and they crossed [over] to Zaphon and said to Jephthah, "Why did you cross [over] and make war against the {Ammonites}, and why did you not call us to go with you? We will burn down your house over you with fire."

1 Kings 12:10-11

Then the youngsters who had grown up with him spoke to him, saying, "Thus you shall say to this people who spoke to you: 'Your father made our yoke heavy, but you lighten [it] for us,' you shall say to them, 'My little finger is thicker than my father's loins.

1 Kings 12:16

When all of Israel saw that the king would not listen to them, the people answered the king, saying, "{What share do we have in David}? [There is] no inheritance in the son of Jesse. To your tents, Israel! Now look to your house, David!" Then Israel went to their tents.

2 Kings 14:10

You have indeed defeated Edom and your heart is lifted up; enjoy the honor and stay home. Why should you provoke trouble so that you fall and Judah with you?"

Proverbs 12:15-16

The way of a fool is upright in his [own] eyes, but he who listens to advice [is] wise.

Proverbs 17:14

[Like] the release of water [is] the beginning of strife; before it breaks out, stop the quarrel.

Proverbs 19:20

Listen [to] advice and accept instruction so that you will gain wisdom for your {future}.

Proverbs 20:18

A plan will be established by advice, and with guidance make war.

Proverbs 21:24

The proud, haughty one: "scoffer" [is] his name; he acts with arrogance of pride.

Proverbs 25:8

do not hastily bring out to court, for what will you do at its end, when your neighbor puts you to shame?

Luke 14:28-32

For which of you, wanting to build a tower, does not first sit down [and] calculate the cost [to see] if he has [enough] {to complete it}?

Luke 22:24

And a dispute also occurred among them as to which of them was recognized as being greatest.

Acts 6:1-5

Now in these days, [as] the disciples were increasing [in number], a complaint arose by the {Greek-speaking Jews} against the {Hebraic Jews} because their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution [of food].

1 Timothy 6:4

he is conceited, understanding nothing, but having a morbid interest concerning controversies and disputes about words, from which come envy, strife, slanders, evil suspicions,

James 3:14-16

But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast and tell lies against the truth.

James 4:1

From where [are] conflicts and from where [are] quarrels among you? [Is it] not from this, from your pleasures that wage war among your members?

James 4:5-6

Or do you think that in vain the scripture says, "The spirit which he caused to dwell in us desires jealously"?

3 John 1:9-10

I wrote something to the church, but Diotrephes, who wants to be first [among] them, does not acknowledge us.

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