Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 14

Douay-Rhiems Catholic Bible

New International Version

Proverbs 14

RHE 1 A wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish will pull down with her hands that also which is built. NIV 1 The wise woman builds her house, but with her own hands the foolish one tears hers down. RHE 2 He that walketh in the right way, and feareth God, is despised by him that goeth by an infamous way. NIV 2 He whose walk is upright fears the LORD, but he whose ways are devious despises him. RHE 3 In the mouth of a fool is the rod of pride: but the lips of the wise preserve them. NIV 3 A fool's talk brings a rod to his back, but the lips of the wise protect them. RHE 4 Where there are no oxen, the crib is empty: but where there is much corn, there the strength of the ox is manifest. NIV 4 Where there are no oxen, the manger is empty, but from the strength of an ox comes an abundant harvest. RHE 5 A faithful witness will not lie: but a deceitful witness uttereth a lie. NIV 5 A truthful witness does not deceive, but a false witness pours out lies. RHE 6 A scorner seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not: the learning of the wise is easy. NIV 6 The mocker seeks wisdom and finds none, but knowledge comes easily to the discerning. RHE 7 Go against a foolish man, and he knoweth not the lips of prudence. NIV 7 Stay away from a foolish man, for you will not find knowledge on his lips. RHE 8 The wisdom of a discreet man is to understand his way: and the imprudence of fools erreth. NIV 8 The wisdom of the prudent is to give thought to their ways, but the folly of fools is deception. RHE 9 A fool will laugh at sin, but among the just grace shall abide. NIV 9 Fools mock at making amends for sin, but goodwill is found among the upright. RHE 10 The heart that knoweth the bitterness of his own soul, in his joy the stranger shall not intermeddle. NIV 10 Each heart knows its own bitterness, and no one else can share its joy. RHE 11 The house of the wicked shall be destroyed: but the tabernacles of the just shall flourish. NIV 11 The house of the wicked will be destroyed, but the tent of the upright will flourish. RHE 12 There is a way which seemeth just to a man: but the ends thereof lead to death. NIV 12 There is a way that seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death. RHE 13 Laughter shall be mingled with sorrow, and mourning taketh hold of the ends of joy. NIV 13 Even in laughter the heart may ache, and joy may end in grief. RHE 14 A fool shall be filled with his own ways, and the good man shall be above him. NIV 14 The faithless will be fully repaid for their ways, and the good man rewarded for his. RHE 15 The innocent believeth every word: the discreet man considereth his steps. No good shall come to the deceitful son: but the wise servant shall prosper in his dealings, and his way shall be made straight. NIV 15 A simple man believes anything, but a prudent man gives thought to his steps. RHE 16 A wise man feareth, and declineth from evil: the fool leapeth over, and is confident. NIV 16 A wise man fears the LORD and shuns evil, but a fool is hotheaded and reckless. RHE 17 The impatient man shall work folly: and the crafty man is hateful. NIV 17 A quick-tempered man does foolish things, and a crafty man is hated. RHE 18 The childish shall possess folly, and the prudent shall look for knowledge. NIV 18 The simple inherit folly, but the prudent are crowned with knowledge. RHE 19 The evil shall fall down before the good: and the wicked before the gates of the just. NIV 19 Evil men will bow down in the presence of the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous. RHE 20 The poor man shall be hateful even to his own neighbour: but the friends of the rich are many. NIV 20 The poor are shunned even by their neighbors, but the rich have many friends. RHE 21 He that despiseth his neighbour, sinneth: but he that sheweth mercy to the poor, shall be blessed. He that believeth in the Lord, loveth mercy. NIV 21 He who despises his neighbor sins, but blessed is he who is kind to the needy. RHE 22 They err that work evil: but mercy and truth prepare good things. NIV 22 Do not those who plot evil go astray? But those who plan what is good find love and faithfulness. RHE 23 In much work there shall be abundance: but where there are many words, there is oftentimes want. NIV 23 All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty. RHE 24 The crown of the wise, is their riches: the folly of fools, imprudence. NIV 24 The wealth of the wise is their crown, but the folly of fools yields folly. RHE 25 A faithful witness delivereth souls: and the double dealer uttereth lies. NIV 25 A truthful witness saves lives, but a false witness is deceitful. RHE 26 In the fear of the Lord is confidence of strength, and there shall be hope for his children. NIV 26 He who fears the LORD has a secure fortress, and for his children it will be a refuge. RHE 27 The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life, to decline from the ruin of death. NIV 27 The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, turning a man from the snares of death. RHE 28 In the multitude of people is the dignity of the king: and in the small number of the people the dishonour of the prince. NIV 28 A large population is a king's glory, but without subjects a prince is ruined. RHE 29 He that is patient, is governed with much wisdom: but he that is impatient, exalteth his folly. NIV 29 A patient man has great understanding, but a quick-tempered man displays folly. RHE 30 Soundness of heart is the life of the flesh: but envy is the rottenness of the bones. NIV 30 A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones. RHE 31 He that oppresseth the poor, upbraideth his maker: but he that hath pity on the poor, honoureth him. NIV 31 He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker, but whoever is kind to the needy honors God. RHE 32 The wicked man shall be driven out in his wickedness: but the just hath hope in his death. NIV 32 When calamity comes, the wicked are brought down, but even in death the righteous have a refuge. RHE 33 In the heart of the prudent resteth wisdom, and it shall instruct all the ignorant. NIV 33 Wisdom reposes in the heart of the discerning and even among fools she lets herself be known. RHE 34 Justice exalteth a nation: but sin maketh nations miserable. NIV 34 Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a disgrace to any people. RHE 35 A wise servant is acceptable to the king: he that is good for nothing shall feel his anger. NIV 35 A king delights in a wise servant, but a shameful servant incurs his wrath.