Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 14:7-17

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Proverbs 14:7-17

NRS 7 Leave the presence of a fool, for there you do not find words of knowledge. NIV 7 Stay away from a foolish man, for you will not find knowledge on his lips. NRS 8 It is the wisdom of the clever to understand where they go, but the folly of fools misleads. NIV 8 The wisdom of the prudent is to give thought to their ways, but the folly of fools is deception. NRS 9 Fools mock at the guilt offering, but the upright enjoy God's favor. NIV 9 Fools mock at making amends for sin, but goodwill is found among the upright. NRS 10 The heart knows its own bitterness, and no stranger shares its joy. NIV 10 Each heart knows its own bitterness, and no one else can share its joy. NRS 11 The house of the wicked is destroyed, but the tent of the upright flourishes. NIV 11 The house of the wicked will be destroyed, but the tent of the upright will flourish. NRS 12 There is a way that seems right to a person, but its end is the way to death. NIV 12 There is a way that seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death. NRS 13 Even in laughter the heart is sad, and the end of joy is grief. NIV 13 Even in laughter the heart may ache, and joy may end in grief. NRS 14 The perverse get what their ways deserve, and the good, what their deeds deserve. NIV 14 The faithless will be fully repaid for their ways, and the good man rewarded for his. NRS 15 The simple believe everything, but the clever consider their steps. NIV 15 A simple man believes anything, but a prudent man gives thought to his steps. NRS 16 The wise are cautious and turn away from evil, but the fool throws off restraint and is careless. NIV 16 A wise man fears the LORD and shuns evil, but a fool is hotheaded and reckless. NRS 17 One who is quick-tempered acts foolishly, and the schemer is hated. NIV 17 A quick-tempered man does foolish things, and a crafty man is hated.