Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 14:11-21

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Proverbs 14:11-21

NLT 11 The house of the wicked will perish, but the tent of the godly will flourish. NIV 11 The house of the wicked will be destroyed, but the tent of the upright will flourish. NLT 12 There is a path before each person that seems right, but it ends in death. NIV 12 There is a way that seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death. NLT 13 Laughter can conceal a heavy heart; when the laughter ends, the grief remains. NIV 13 Even in laughter the heart may ache, and joy may end in grief. NLT 14 Backsliders get what they deserve; good people receive their reward. NIV 14 The faithless will be fully repaid for their ways, and the good man rewarded for his. NLT 15 Only simpletons believe everything they are told! The prudent carefully consider their steps. NIV 15 A simple man believes anything, but a prudent man gives thought to his steps. NLT 16 The wise are cautious and avoid danger; fools plunge ahead with great confidence. NIV 16 A wise man fears the LORD and shuns evil, but a fool is hotheaded and reckless. NLT 17 Those who are short-tempered do foolish things, and schemers are hated. NIV 17 A quick-tempered man does foolish things, and a crafty man is hated. NLT 18 The simpleton is clothed with folly, but the wise person is crowned with knowledge. NIV 18 The simple inherit folly, but the prudent are crowned with knowledge. NLT 19 Evil people will bow before good people; the wicked will bow at the gates of the godly. NIV 19 Evil men will bow down in the presence of the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous. NLT 20 The poor are despised even by their neighbors, while the rich have many "friends." NIV 20 The poor are shunned even by their neighbors, but the rich have many friends. NLT 21 It is sin to despise one's neighbors; blessed are those who help the poor. NIV 21 He who despises his neighbor sins, but blessed is he who is kind to the needy.