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Proverbs 14

WBT 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. WBT 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. WBT 3 In the mouth of the foolish [is] a rod of pride: but the lips of the wise shall preserve them. NIV 3 A fool's talk brings a rod to his back, but the lips of the wise protect them. WBT 4 Where no oxen [are], the crib [is] clean: but much increase [is] 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. WBT 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. WBT 6 A scorner seeketh wisdom, and [findeth it] not: but knowledge [is] easy to him that understandeth. NIV 6 The mocker seeks wisdom and finds none, but knowledge comes easily to the discerning. WBT 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. WBT 8 The wisdom of the prudent [is] to understand his way: but the folly of fools [is] deceit. NIV 8 The wisdom of the prudent is to give thought to their ways, but the folly of fools is deception. WBT 9 Fools make a 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. WBT 10 The heart knoweth its own bitterness; and a stranger doth not intermeddle with its joy. NIV 10 Each heart knows its own bitterness, and no one else can share its joy. WBT 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. WBT 12 There is a way which seemeth right to a man, but the end of it [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. WBT 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. WBT 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. WBT 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. WBT 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. WBT 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. WBT 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. WBT 19 The evil bow before the good; and 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. WBT 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. WBT 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. WBT 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. WBT 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. WBT 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. WBT 25 A true witness delivereth souls: but a deceitful [witness] speaketh lies. NIV 25 A truthful witness saves lives, but a false witness is deceitful. WBT 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. WBT 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. WBT 28 In the multitude of people [is] the king's honor: but in the want 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. WBT 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. WBT 30 A sound heart [is] the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones. NIV 30 A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones. WBT 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. WBT 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. WBT 33 Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding: but [that which is] in the midst of fools is made known. NIV 33 Wisdom reposes in the heart of the discerning and even among fools she lets herself be known. WBT 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. WBT 35 The king's favor [is] towards 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.