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Proverbs 14

YLT 1 Every wise woman hath builded her house, And the foolish with her hands breaketh it down. NIV 1 The wise woman builds her house, but with her own hands the foolish one tears hers down. YLT 2 Whoso is walking in his uprightness is fearing Jehovah, And the perverted [in] his ways is despising Him. NIV 2 He whose walk is upright fears the LORD, but he whose ways are devious despises him. YLT 3 In the mouth of a fool [is] a rod of pride, And 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. YLT 4 Without oxen a stall [is] clean, And great [is] the increase by the power 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. YLT 5 A faithful witness lieth not, And a false witness breatheth out lies. NIV 5 A truthful witness does not deceive, but a false witness pours out lies. YLT 6 A scorner hath sought wisdom, and it is not, And knowledge to the intelligent [is] easy. NIV 6 The mocker seeks wisdom and finds none, but knowledge comes easily to the discerning. YLT 7 Go from before a foolish man, Or thou hast not known the lips of knowledge. NIV 7 Stay away from a foolish man, for you will not find knowledge on his lips. YLT 8 The wisdom of the prudent [is] to understand his way, And 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. YLT 9 Fools mock at a guilt-offering, And among the upright -- a pleasing thing. NIV 9 Fools mock at making amends for sin, but goodwill is found among the upright. YLT 10 The heart knoweth its own bitterness, And with its joy a stranger doth not intermeddle. NIV 10 Each heart knows its own bitterness, and no one else can share its joy. YLT 11 The house of the wicked is destroyed, And the tent of the upright flourisheth. NIV 11 The house of the wicked will be destroyed, but the tent of the upright will flourish. YLT 12 There is a way -- right before a man, And its latter end [are] ways of death. NIV 12 There is a way that seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death. YLT 13 Even in laughter is the heart pained, And the latter end of joy [is] affliction. NIV 13 Even in laughter the heart may ache, and joy may end in grief. YLT 14 From his ways is the backslider in heart filled, And a good man -- from his fruits. NIV 14 The faithless will be fully repaid for their ways, and the good man rewarded for his. YLT 15 The simple giveth credence to everything, And the prudent attendeth to his step. NIV 15 A simple man believes anything, but a prudent man gives thought to his steps. YLT 16 The wise is fearing and turning from evil, And a fool is transgressing and is confident. NIV 16 A wise man fears the LORD and shuns evil, but a fool is hotheaded and reckless. YLT 17 Whoso is short of temper doth folly, And a man of wicked devices is hated. NIV 17 A quick-tempered man does foolish things, and a crafty man is hated. YLT 18 The simple have inherited folly, And the prudent are crowned [with] knowledge. NIV 18 The simple inherit folly, but the prudent are crowned with knowledge. YLT 19 The evil have bowed 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. YLT 20 Even of his neighbour is the poor hated, And those loving the rich [are] many. NIV 20 The poor are shunned even by their neighbors, but the rich have many friends. YLT 21 Whoso is despising his neighbour sinneth, Whoso is favouring the humble, O his happiness. NIV 21 He who despises his neighbor sins, but blessed is he who is kind to the needy. YLT 22 Do not they err who are devising evil? And kindness and truth [are] to those devising good, NIV 22 Do not those who plot evil go astray? But those who plan what is good find love and faithfulness. YLT 23 In all labour there is advantage, And a thing of the lips [is] only to want. NIV 23 All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty. YLT 24 The crown of the wise is their wealth, The folly of fools [is] folly. NIV 24 The wealth of the wise is their crown, but the folly of fools yields folly. YLT 25 A true witness is delivering souls, And a deceitful one breatheth out lies. NIV 25 A truthful witness saves lives, but a false witness is deceitful. YLT 26 In the fear of Jehovah [is] strong confidence, And to His sons there is a refuge. NIV 26 He who fears the LORD has a secure fortress, and for his children it will be a refuge. YLT 27 The fear of Jehovah [is] a fountain of life, To turn aside from snares of death. NIV 27 The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, turning a man from the snares of death. YLT 28 In the multitude of a people [is] the honour of a king, And in lack of people the ruin of a prince. NIV 28 A large population is a king's glory, but without subjects a prince is ruined. YLT 29 Whoso is slow to anger [is] of great understanding, And whoso is short in temper is exalting folly. NIV 29 A patient man has great understanding, but a quick-tempered man displays folly. YLT 30 A healed heart [is] life to the flesh, And rottenness to the bones [is] envy. NIV 30 A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones. YLT 31 An oppressor of the poor reproacheth his Maker, And whoso is honouring Him Is favouring the needy. NIV 31 He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker, but whoever is kind to the needy honors God. YLT 32 In his wickedness is the wicked driven away, And trustful in his death [is] the righteous. NIV 32 When calamity comes, the wicked are brought down, but even in death the righteous have a refuge. YLT 33 In the heart of the intelligent wisdom doth rest. And in the midst of fools it is known. NIV 33 Wisdom reposes in the heart of the discerning and even among fools she lets herself be known. YLT 34 Righteousness exalteth a nation, And the goodliness of peoples [is] a sin-offering. NIV 34 Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a disgrace to any people. YLT 35 The favour of a king [is] to a wise servant, And an object of his wrath is one causing shame! NIV 35 A king delights in a wise servant, but a shameful servant incurs his wrath.