Chapter 14 :: Proverbs
Proverbs 14:1 - Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.
Proverbs 14:2 - He that walketh in his uprightness feareth the LORD: but he that is perverse in his ways despiseth him.
Proverbs 14:3 - In the mouth of the foolish is a rod of pride: but the lips of the wise shall preserve them.
Proverbs 14:4 - Where no oxen are, the crib is clean: but much increase is by the strength of the ox.
Proverbs 14:5 - A faithful witness will not lie: but a false witness will utter lies.
Proverbs 14:6 - A scorner seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not: but knowledge is easy unto him that understandeth.
Proverbs 14:7 - Go from the presence of a foolish man, when thou perceivest not in him the lips of knowledge.
Proverbs 14:8 - The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: but the folly of fools is deceit.
Proverbs 14:9 - Fools make a mock at sin: but among the righteous there is favour.
Proverbs 14:10 - The heart knoweth his own bitterness; and a stranger doth not intermeddle with his joy.
Proverbs 14:11 - The house of the wicked shall be overthrown: but the tabernacle of the upright shall flourish.
Proverbs 14:12 - There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.
Proverbs 14:13 - Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; and the end of that mirth is heaviness.
Proverbs 14:14 - The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways: and a good man shall be satisfied from himself.
Proverbs 14:15 - The simple believeth every word: but the prudent man looketh well to his going.
Proverbs 14:16 - A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil: but the fool rageth, and is confident.
Proverbs 14:17 - He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated.
Proverbs 14:18 - The simple inherit folly: but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.
Proverbs 14:19 - The evil bow before the good; and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.
Proverbs 14:20 - The poor is hated even of his own neighbour: but the rich hath many friends.
Proverbs 14:21 - He that despiseth his neighbour sinneth: but he that hath mercy on the poor, happy is he.
Proverbs 14:22 - Do they not err that devise evil? but mercy and truth shall be to them that devise good.
Proverbs 14:23 - In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips tendeth only to penury.
Proverbs 14:24 - The crown of the wise is their riches: but the foolishness of fools is folly.
Proverbs 14:25 - A true witness delivereth souls: but a deceitful witness speaketh lies.
Proverbs 14:26 - In the fear of the LORD is strong confidence: and his children shall have a place of refuge.
Proverbs 14:27 - The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
Proverbs 14:28 - In the multitude of people is the king's honour: but in the want of people is the destruction of the prince.
Proverbs 14:29 - He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.
Proverbs 14:30 - A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones.
Proverbs 14:31 - He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker: but he that honoureth him hath mercy on the poor.
Proverbs 14:32 - The wicked is driven away in his wickedness: but the righteous hath hope in his death.
Proverbs 14:33 - Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding: but that which is in the midst of fools is made known.
Proverbs 14:34 - Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people.
Proverbs 14:35 - The king's favour is toward a wise servant: but his wrath is against him that causeth shame.