Proverbs 14 KJV

1 Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.
2 He that walketh in his uprightness feareth the LORD: but he that is perverse in his ways despiseth him.
3 In the mouth of the foolish is a rod of pride: but the lips of the wise shall preserve them.
4 Where no oxen are, the crib is clean: but much increase is by the strength of the ox.
5 A faithful witness will not lie: but a false witness will utter lies .
6 A scorner seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not: but knowledge is easy unto him that understandeth .
7 Go from the presence of a foolish man, when thou perceivest not in him the lips of knowledge.
8 The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: but the folly of fools is deceit.
9 Fools make a mock at sin: but among the righteous there is favour.
10 The heart knoweth his owna bitterness; and a stranger doth not intermeddle with his joy.

References for Proverbs 14:10

    • Ÿ 14:10 - his own...: Heb. the bitterness of his soul
      11 The house of the wicked shall be overthrown : but the tabernacle of the upright shall flourish .
      12 There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.
      13 Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful ; and the end of that mirth is heaviness.
      14 The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways: and a good man shall be satisfied from himself.
      15 The simple believeth every word: but the prudent man looketh well to his going.
      16 A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil: but the fool rageth , and is confident .
      17 He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated .
      18 The simple inherit folly: but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.
      19 The evil bow before the good; and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.
      20 The poor is hated even of his own neighbour: but the richb hath many friends .

      References for Proverbs 14:20

        •   14:20 - the rich...: Heb. many are the lovers of the rich
          21 He that despiseth his neighbour sinneth : but he that hath mercy on the poor * , happy is he.
          22 Do they not err that devise evil? but mercy and truth shall be to them that devise good.
          23 In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips tendeth only to penury.
          24 The crown of the wise is their riches: but the foolishness of fools is folly.
          26 In the fear of the LORD is strong confidence: and his children shall have a place of refuge.
          27 The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
          28 In the multitude of people is the king's honour: but in the want of people is the destruction of the prince.
          29 He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hastyc of spirit exalteth folly.

          References for Proverbs 14:29

            • ¡ 14:29 - hasty...: Heb. short of spirit
              30 A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones.
              31 He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker : but he that honoureth him hath mercy on the poor.
              32 The wicked is driven away in his wickedness: but the righteous hath hope in his death.
              33 Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding : but that which is in the midst of fools is made known .
              35 The king's favour is toward a wise servant: but his wrath is against him that causeth shame .