Cross-references

Explore similar Bible verses on Proverbs 25:28 in English Standard Version

"A man without self-control is like a city broken into and left without walls."

  • 2Ch 32:5 He set to work resolutely and built up all the wall that was broken down and raised towers upon it, and outside it he built another wall, and he strengthened the Millo in the city of David. He also made weapons and shields in abundance.
  • 2Ch 36:19 And they burned the house of God and broke down the wall of Jerusalem and burned all its palaces with fire and destroyed all its precious vessels.
  • Ne 1:3 And they said to me, “The remnant there in the province who had survived the exile is in great trouble and shame. The wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and its gates are destroyed by fire.”
  • Pr 16:32 Whoever is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.