Proverbs 10:14-24 KJV

14 Wise men lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish is near destruction.
15 The rich man's wealth is his strong city: the destruction of the poor is their poverty.
16 The labour of the righteous tendeth to life: the fruit of the wicked to sin.
17 He is in the way of life that keepeth instruction: but he that refuseth reproof erreth .a

References for Proverbs 10:17

    • ˆ 10:17 - erreth: or, causeth to err
      18 He that hideth hatred with lying lips, and he that uttereth a slander, is a fool.
      19 In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise .
      20 The tongue of the just is as choice silver: the heart of the wicked is little worth.
      21 The lips of the righteous feed many: but fools die for want of wisdom.b

      References for Proverbs 10:21

        • ‰ 10:21 - of wisdom: Heb. of heart
          22 The blessing of the LORD, it maketh rich , and he addeth no sorrow with it.
          23 It is as sport to a fool to do mischief: but a man of understanding hath wisdom.
          24 The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him: but the desire of the righteous shall be granted .