Proverbs 14

nkjv@Proverbs:14:1 @ The wise woman builds her house, But the foolish pulls it down with her hands.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:2 @ He who walks in his uprightness fears the LORD, But he who is perverse in his ways despises Him.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:3 @ In the mouth of a fool is a rod of pride, But the lips of the wise will preserve them.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:4 @ Where no oxen are, the trough is clean; But much increase comes by the strength of an ox.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:5 @ A faithful witness does not lie, But a false witness will utter lies.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:6 @ A scoffer seeks wisdom and does not find it, But knowledge is easy to him who understands.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:7 @ Go from the presence of a foolish man, When you do not perceive in him the lips of knowledge.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:8 @ The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way, But the folly of fools is deceit.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:9 @ Fools mock at sin, But among the upright there is favor.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:10 @ The heart knows its own bitterness, And a stranger does not share its joy.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:11 @ The house of the wicked will be overthrown, But the tent of the upright will flourish.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:12 @ There is a way that seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:13 @ Even in laughter the heart may sorrow, And the end of mirth may be grief.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:14 @ The backslider in heart will be filled with his own ways, But a good man will be satisfied from above.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:15 @ The simple believes every word, But the prudent considers well his steps.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:16 @ A wise man fears and departs from evil, But a fool rages and is self-confident.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:17 @ A quick-tempered man acts foolishly, And a man of wicked intentions is hated.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:18 @ The simple inherit folly, But the prudent are crowned with knowledge.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:19 @ The evil will bow before the good, And the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:20 @ The poor man is hated even by his own neighbor, But the rich has many friends.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:21 @ He who despises his neighbor sins; But he who has mercy on the poor, happy is he.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:22 @ Do they not go astray who devise evil? But mercy and truth belong to those who devise good.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:23 @ In all labor there is profit, But idle chatter leads only to poverty.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:24 @ The crown of the wise is their riches, But the foolishness of fools is folly.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:25 @ A true witness delivers souls, But a deceitful witness speaks lies.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:26 @ In the fear of the LORD there is strong confidence, And His children will have a place of refuge.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:27 @ The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, To turn one away from the snares of death.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:28 @ In a multitude of people is a king's honor, But in the lack of people is the downfall of a prince.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:29 @ He who is slow to wrath has great understanding, But he who is impulsive exalts folly.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:30 @ A sound heart is life to the body, But envy is rottenness to the bones.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:31 @ He who oppresses the poor reproaches his Maker, But he who honors Him has mercy on the needy.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:32 @ The wicked is banished in his wickedness, But the righteous has a refuge in his death.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:33 @ Wisdom rests in the heart of him who has understanding, But what is in the heart of fools is made known.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:34 @ Righteousness exalts a nation, But sin is a reproach to any people.

nkjv@Proverbs:14:35 @ The king's favor is toward a wise servant, But his wrath is against him who causes shame.

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