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Proverbs 18:18

    Proverbs 18:18 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The lot causeth contentions to cease, and parteth between the mighty.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The lot causes contentions to cease, and parts between the mighty.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The lot causeth contentions to cease, And parteth between the mighty.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The decision of chance puts an end to argument, parting the strong.

    Webster's Revision

    The lot causeth contentions to cease, And parteth between the mighty.

    World English Bible

    The lot settles disputes, and keeps strong ones apart.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The lot causeth contentions to cease, and parteth between the mighty.

    Definitions for Proverbs 18:18

    Lot - Portion; destiny; fate.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 18:18

    The lot causeth contentions to cease - See note on Proverbs 16:33.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 18:18

    Compare Proverbs 16:33 note. A tacit appeal to the Divine Judge gave a fairer prospect of a just decision than corruption Proverbs 18:16 or hasty onesidedness Proverbs 18:17.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 18:18

    18:18 Parteth - Gives to every one what is right or meet.