Proverbs 14:1-6 CSB

1 Every wise woman builds her house,a but a foolish one tears it down with her own hands.b

References for Proverbs 14:1

    • a 14:1 - Pr 9:1; 24:3
    • b 14:1 - Pr 11:11; 29:4
      2 Whoever lives with integrity fears the Lord, but the one who is devious in his ways despises Him.c

      References for Proverbs 14:2

          3 The proud speech of a fool [brings] a rod [of discipline],d but the lips of the wise protect them.

          References for Proverbs 14:3

            • d 14:3 - Or In the mouth of a fool is a rod for his back, if text is emended
              4 Where there are no oxen, the feeding-trough is empty,e but an abundant harvest [comes] through the strength of an ox.

              References for Proverbs 14:4

                  5 An honest witness does not deceive, but a dishonest witness utters lies.f

                  References for Proverbs 14:5

                    • f 14:5 - Pr 6:19; 12:17; 14:25
                      6 A mocker seeks wisdom and doesn't find it, but knowledge [comes] easily to the perceptive.