Proverbs 14:17-27 CSB

17 A quick-tempered man acts foolishly, and a man who schemes is hated.a

References for Proverbs 14:17

    • q 14:17 - Pr 12:2; 24:8
      18 The gullible inherit foolishness, but the sensible are crowned with knowledge.
      19 The evil bow before those who are good, the wicked, at the gates of the righteous.
      20 A poor man is hated even by his neighbor, but there are many who love the rich.b

      References for Proverbs 14:20

          21 The one who despises his neighbor sins,c but whoever shows kindness to the poor will be happy.

          References for Proverbs 14:21

              22 Don't those who plan evil go astray?d But those who plan good find loyalty and faithfulness.e

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                  23 There is profit in all hard work, but endless talkf leads only to poverty.g

                  References for Proverbs 14:23

                    • v 14:23 - Lit but word of lips
                    • w 14:23 - Pr 21:5
                      24 The crown of the wise is their wealth, but the foolishness of fools produces foolishness.
                      25 A truthful witness rescues lives, but one who utters lies is deceitful.h

                      References for Proverbs 14:25

                        • x 14:25 - Pr 6:19; 12:17; 14:5
                          26 In the fear of the Lord one has strong confidence and his children have a refuge.i

                          References for Proverbs 14:26

                              27 The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life, turning people from the snares of death.j

                              References for Proverbs 14:27

                                • z 14:27 - Pr 13:14; 16:22; 19:23