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Proverbs 14

WEB 1 Every wise woman builds her house, But the 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. WEB 2 He who walks in his uprightness fears Yahweh, But he who is perverse in his ways despises him. NIV 2 He whose walk is upright fears the LORD, but he whose ways are devious despises him. WEB 3 The fool's talk brings a rod to his back, 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. WEB 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. WEB 5 A truthful witness will not lie, But a false witness pours out lies. NIV 5 A truthful witness does not deceive, but a false witness pours out lies. WEB 6 A scoffer seeks wisdom, and doesn't find it, But knowledge comes easily to a discerning person. NIV 6 The mocker seeks wisdom and finds none, but knowledge comes easily to the discerning. WEB 7 Stay away from a foolish man, For you won't find knowledge on his lips. NIV 7 Stay away from a foolish man, for you will not find knowledge on his lips. WEB 8 The wisdom of the prudent is to think about 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. WEB 9 Fools mock at making atonement for sins, But among the upright there is good will. NIV 9 Fools mock at making amends for sin, but goodwill is found among the upright. WEB 10 The heart knows its own bitterness and joy; He will not share these with a stranger. NIV 10 Each heart knows its own bitterness, and no one else can share its joy. WEB 11 The house of the wicked will be overthrown, But the tent of the upright will flourish. NIV 11 The house of the wicked will be destroyed, but the tent of the upright will flourish. WEB 12 There is a way which seems right to a man, But in the end it leads to death. NIV 12 There is a way that seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death. WEB 13 Even in laughter the heart may be sorrowful, And mirth may end in heaviness. NIV 13 Even in laughter the heart may ache, and joy may end in grief. WEB 14 The unfaithful will be repaid for his own ways; Likewise a good man will be rewarded for his ways. NIV 14 The faithless will be fully repaid for their ways, and the good man rewarded for his. WEB 15 The simple believes everything, But the prudent man carefully considers his ways. NIV 15 A simple man believes anything, but a prudent man gives thought to his steps. WEB 16 A wise man fears, and shuns evil, But the fool is hotheaded and reckless. NIV 16 A wise man fears the LORD and shuns evil, but a fool is hotheaded and reckless. WEB 17 He who is quick to become angry will commit folly, And a crafty man is hated. NIV 17 A quick-tempered man does foolish things, and a crafty man is hated. WEB 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. WEB 19 The evil bow down 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. WEB 20 The poor person is shunned even by his own neighbor, But the rich person has many friends. NIV 20 The poor are shunned even by their neighbors, but the rich have many friends. WEB 21 He who despises his neighbor sins, But blessed is he who has pity on the poor. NIV 21 He who despises his neighbor sins, but blessed is he who is kind to the needy. WEB 22 Don't they go astray who plot evil? But love and faithfulness belong to those who plan good. NIV 22 Do not those who plot evil go astray? But those who plan what is good find love and faithfulness. WEB 23 In all hard work there is profit, But the talk of the lips leads only to poverty. NIV 23 All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty. WEB 24 The crown of the wise is their riches, But the folly of fools crowns them with folly. NIV 24 The wealth of the wise is their crown, but the folly of fools yields folly. WEB 25 A truthful witness saves souls, But a false witness is deceitful. NIV 25 A truthful witness saves lives, but a false witness is deceitful. WEB 26 In the fear of Yahweh is a secure fortress, And he will be a refuge for his children. NIV 26 He who fears the LORD has a secure fortress, and for his children it will be a refuge. WEB 27 The fear of Yahweh 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. WEB 28 In the multitude of people is the king's glory, But in 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. WEB 29 He who is slow to anger has great understanding, But he who has a quick temper displays folly. NIV 29 A patient man has great understanding, but a quick-tempered man displays folly. WEB 30 The life of the body is a heart at peace, But envy rots the bones. NIV 30 A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones. WEB 31 He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for his Maker, But he 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. WEB 32 The wicked is brought down in his calamity, But in death, the righteous has a refuge. NIV 32 When calamity comes, the wicked are brought down, but even in death the righteous have a refuge. WEB 33 Wisdom rests in the heart of one who has understanding, And is even made known in the inward part of fools. NIV 33 Wisdom reposes in the heart of the discerning and even among fools she lets herself be known. WEB 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. WEB 35 The king's favor is toward a servant who deals wisely, But his wrath is toward one who causes shame. NIV 35 A king delights in a wise servant, but a shameful servant incurs his wrath.