Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 14

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Proverbs 14

TMB 1 Every wise woman buildeth her house, but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands. NIV 1 The wise woman builds her house, but with her own hands the foolish one tears hers down. TMB 2 He that walketh in his uprightness feareth the LORD, but he that is perverse in his ways despiseth Him. NIV 2 He whose walk is upright fears the LORD, but he whose ways are devious despises him. TMB 3 The mouth of the foolish is a rod of pride, but the lips of the wise shall preserve him. NIV 3 A fool's talk brings a rod to his back, but the lips of the wise protect them. TMB 4 Where no oxen are, the crib is clean, but much increase comes by the strength of the ox. NIV 4 Where there are no oxen, the manger is empty, but from the strength of an ox comes an abundant harvest. TMB 5 A faithful witness will not lie, but a false witness will utter lies. NIV 5 A truthful witness does not deceive, but a false witness pours out lies. TMB 6 A scorner seeketh wisdom and findeth it not, but knowledge is easy unto him that understandeth. NIV 6 The mocker seeks wisdom and finds none, but knowledge comes easily to the discerning. TMB 7 Go from the presence of a foolish man when thou perceivest not in him the lips of knowledge. NIV 7 Stay away from a foolish man, for you will not find knowledge on his lips. TMB 8 The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way, but the folly of fools is to be deceived. NIV 8 The wisdom of the prudent is to give thought to their ways, but the folly of fools is deception. TMB 9 Fools mock at sin, but among the righteous there is favor. NIV 9 Fools mock at making amends for sin, but goodwill is found among the upright. TMB 10 The heart knoweth his own bitterness, and a stranger doth not intermeddle with his joy. NIV 10 Each heart knows its own bitterness, and no one else can share its joy. TMB 11 The house of the wicked shall be overthrown, but the tabernacle of the upright shall flourish. NIV 11 The house of the wicked will be destroyed, but the tent of the upright will flourish. TMB 12 There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death. NIV 12 There is a way that seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death. TMB 13 Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful, and the end of that mirth is heaviness. NIV 13 Even in laughter the heart may ache, and joy may end in grief. TMB 14 The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways, and a good man shall be satisfied from himself. NIV 14 The faithless will be fully repaid for their ways, and the good man rewarded for his. TMB 15 The simple believeth every word, but the prudent man looketh well to his going. NIV 15 A simple man believes anything, but a prudent man gives thought to his steps. TMB 16 A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil, but the fool rageth and is confident. NIV 16 A wise man fears the LORD and shuns evil, but a fool is hotheaded and reckless. TMB 17 He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly, and a man of wicked devices is hated. NIV 17 A quick-tempered man does foolish things, and a crafty man is hated. TMB 18 The simple inherit folly, but the prudent are crowned with knowledge. NIV 18 The simple inherit folly, but the prudent are crowned with knowledge. TMB 19 The evil bow before the 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. TMB 20 The poor is hated even by his own neighbor, but the rich hath many friends. NIV 20 The poor are shunned even by their neighbors, but the rich have many friends. TMB 21 He that despiseth his neighbor sinneth, but he that hath mercy on the poor, happy is he. NIV 21 He who despises his neighbor sins, but blessed is he who is kind to the needy. TMB 22 Do they not err that devise evil? But mercy and truth shall be to them that devise good. NIV 22 Do not those who plot evil go astray? But those who plan what is good find love and faithfulness. TMB 23 In all labor there is profit, but the talk of the lips tendeth only to penury. NIV 23 All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty. TMB 24 The crown of the wise is their riches, but the foolishness of fools is folly. NIV 24 The wealth of the wise is their crown, but the folly of fools yields folly. TMB 25 A truthful witness delivereth souls, but a deceitful witness speaketh lies. NIV 25 A truthful witness saves lives, but a false witness is deceitful. TMB 26 In the fear of the LORD is strong confidence, and His children shall have a place of refuge. NIV 26 He who fears the LORD has a secure fortress, and for his children it will be a refuge. TMB 27 The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life to depart 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. TMB 28 In a multitude of people is the honor of the king, but the lack of people is the destruction of the prince. NIV 28 A large population is a king's glory, but without subjects a prince is ruined. TMB 29 He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding, but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly. NIV 29 A patient man has great understanding, but a quick-tempered man displays folly. TMB 30 A sound 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. TMB 31 He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker, but he that honoreth Him hath mercy on the poor. NIV 31 He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker, but whoever is kind to the needy honors God. TMB 32 The wicked is driven away in his wickedness, but the righteous hath hope in his death. NIV 32 When calamity comes, the wicked are brought down, but even in death the righteous have a refuge. TMB 33 Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding, but that which is innermost in fools is made known. NIV 33 Wisdom reposes in the heart of the discerning and even among fools she lets herself be known. TMB 34 Righteousness exalteth a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people. NIV 34 Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a disgrace to any people. TMB 35 The king's favor is toward a wise servant, but his wrath is against him that causeth shame. NIV 35 A king delights in a wise servant, but a shameful servant incurs his wrath.