Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 14

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Proverbs 14

CSB 1 Every wise woman builds her house, but a foolish one tears it down with her own hands. NIV 1 The wise woman builds her house, but with her own hands the foolish one tears hers down. CSB 2 Whoever lives with integrity fears the Lord, but the one who is devious in his ways despises Him. NIV 2 He whose walk is upright fears the LORD, but he whose ways are devious despises him. CSB 3 The proud speech of a fool [brings] a rod [of discipline], but the lips of the wise protect them. NIV 3 A fool's talk brings a rod to his back, but the lips of the wise protect them. CSB 4 Where there are no oxen, the feeding-trough is empty, but an abundant harvest [comes] through the strength of an ox. NIV 4 Where there are no oxen, the manger is empty, but from the strength of an ox comes an abundant harvest. CSB 5 An honest witness does not deceive, but a dishonest witness utters lies. NIV 5 A truthful witness does not deceive, but a false witness pours out lies. CSB 6 A mocker seeks wisdom and doesn't find it, but knowledge [comes] easily to the perceptive. NIV 6 The mocker seeks wisdom and finds none, but knowledge comes easily to the discerning. CSB 7 Stay away from a foolish man; you will gain no knowledge from his speech. NIV 7 Stay away from a foolish man, for you will not find knowledge on his lips. CSB 8 The sensible man's wisdom is to consider his way, but the stupidity of fools deceives [them]. NIV 8 The wisdom of the prudent is to give thought to their ways, but the folly of fools is deception. CSB 9 Fools mock at making restitution, but there is goodwill among the upright. NIV 9 Fools mock at making amends for sin, but goodwill is found among the upright. CSB 10 The heart knows its own bitterness, and no outsider shares in its joy. NIV 10 Each heart knows its own bitterness, and no one else can share its joy. CSB 11 The house of the wicked will be destroyed, but the tent of the upright will stand. NIV 11 The house of the wicked will be destroyed, but the tent of the upright will flourish. CSB 12 There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death. NIV 12 There is a way that seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death. CSB 13 Even in laughter a heart may be sad, and joy may end in grief. NIV 13 Even in laughter the heart may ache, and joy may end in grief. CSB 14 The disloyal will get what their conduct deserves, and a good man, what his [deeds deserve.] NIV 14 The faithless will be fully repaid for their ways, and the good man rewarded for his. CSB 15 The inexperienced believe anything, but the sensible watch their steps. NIV 15 A simple man believes anything, but a prudent man gives thought to his steps. CSB 16 A wise man is cautious and turns from evil, but a fool is easily angered and is careless. NIV 16 A wise man fears the LORD and shuns evil, but a fool is hotheaded and reckless. CSB 17 A quick-tempered man acts foolishly, and a man who schemes is hated. NIV 17 A quick-tempered man does foolish things, and a crafty man is hated. CSB 18 The gullible inherit foolishness, but the sensible are crowned with knowledge. NIV 18 The simple inherit folly, but the prudent are crowned with knowledge. CSB 19 The evil bow before those who are good, the wicked, at the gates of the righteous. NIV 19 Evil men will bow down in the presence of the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous. CSB 20 A poor man is hated even by his neighbor, but there are many who love the rich. NIV 20 The poor are shunned even by their neighbors, but the rich have many friends. CSB 21 The one who despises his neighbor sins, but whoever shows kindness to the poor will be happy. NIV 21 He who despises his neighbor sins, but blessed is he who is kind to the needy. CSB 22 Don't those who plan evil go astray? But those who plan good find loyalty and faithfulness. NIV 22 Do not those who plot evil go astray? But those who plan what is good find love and faithfulness. CSB 23 There is profit in all hard work, but endless talk leads only to poverty. NIV 23 All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty. CSB 24 The crown of the wise is their wealth, but the foolishness of fools produces foolishness. NIV 24 The wealth of the wise is their crown, but the folly of fools yields folly. CSB 25 A truthful witness rescues lives, but one who utters lies is deceitful. NIV 25 A truthful witness saves lives, but a false witness is deceitful. CSB 26 In the fear of the Lord one has strong confidence and his children have a refuge. NIV 26 He who fears the LORD has a secure fortress, and for his children it will be a refuge. CSB 27 The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life, turning people from the snares of death. NIV 27 The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, turning a man from the snares of death. CSB 28 A large population is a king's splendor, but a shortage of people is a ruler's devastation. NIV 28 A large population is a king's glory, but without subjects a prince is ruined. CSB 29 A patient person [shows] great understanding, but a quick-tempered one promotes foolishness. NIV 29 A patient man has great understanding, but a quick-tempered man displays folly. CSB 30 A tranquil heart is life to the body, but jealousy is rottenness to the bones. NIV 30 A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones. CSB 31 The one who oppresses the poor insults their Maker, but one who is kind to the needy honors Him. NIV 31 He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker, but whoever is kind to the needy honors God. CSB 32 The wicked are thrown down by their own sin, but the righteous have a refuge when they die. NIV 32 When calamity comes, the wicked are brought down, but even in death the righteous have a refuge. CSB 33 Wisdom resides in the heart of the discerning; she is known even among fools. NIV 33 Wisdom reposes in the heart of the discerning and even among fools she lets herself be known. CSB 34 Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a disgrace to any people. NIV 34 Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a disgrace to any people. CSB 35 A king favors a wise servant, but his anger falls on a disgraceful one. NIV 35 A king delights in a wise servant, but a shameful servant incurs his wrath.