Proverbs 14:1-6 NAS

Contrast the Upright and the Wicked

1 The 1wise woman builds her house, But the foolish tears it down with her own hands.

References for Proverbs 14:1

2 He who 2walks in his uprightness fears the LORD, But he who is 3devious in his ways despises Him.

References for Proverbs 14:2

3 In the mouth of the foolish is a rod afor his back, But 4the lips of the wise will protect them.

References for Proverbs 14:3

    • Č 14:3 - Lit "of pride"
      4 Where no oxen are, the manger is clean, But much revenue comes by the strength of the ox.
      5 A 5trustworthy witness will not lie, But a 6false witness b7utters lies.

      References for Proverbs 14:5

        • č 14:5 - Lit "breathes out"
          6 A scoffer seeks wisdom and finds none, But knowledge is easy to one who has understanding.