Proverbs 14:1

1 1The wisest of women 2builds her house, but folly with her own hands 3tears it down.

Proverbs 14:1 In-Context

1 The wisest of women builds her house, but folly with her own hands tears it down.
2 Whoever walks in uprightness fears the LORD, but he who is devious in his ways despises him.
3 By the mouth of a fool comes a rod for his back, but the lips of the wise will preserve them.
4 Where there are no oxen, the manger is clean, but abundant crops come by the strength of the ox.
5 A faithful witness does not lie, but a false witness breathes out lies.

Cross References 3

  • 1. [Proverbs 9:1; Proverbs 24:3]
  • 2. Deuteronomy 25:9; Ruth 4:11
  • 3. [Proverbs 11:11]
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