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Proverbs 14

NIV 1 The wise woman builds her house, but with her own hands the foolish one tears hers down. NIV 1 The wise woman builds her house, but with her own hands the foolish one tears hers down. NIV 2 Whoever fears the LORD walks uprightly, but those who despise him are devious in their ways. NIV 2 Whoever fears the LORD walks uprightly, but those who despise him are devious in their ways. NIV 3 A fool’s mouth lashes out with pride, but the lips of the wise protect them. NIV 3 A fool’s mouth lashes out with pride, but the lips of the wise protect them. NIV 4 Where there are no oxen, the manger is empty, but from the strength of an ox come abundant harvests. NIV 4 Where there are no oxen, the manger is empty, but from the strength of an ox come abundant harvests. NIV 5 An honest witness does not deceive, but a false witness pours out lies. NIV 5 An honest witness does not deceive, but a false witness pours out lies. NIV 6 The mocker seeks wisdom and finds none, but knowledge comes easily to the discerning. NIV 6 The mocker seeks wisdom and finds none, but knowledge comes easily to the discerning. NIV 7 Stay away from a fool, for you will not find knowledge on their lips. NIV 7 Stay away from a fool, for you will not find knowledge on their lips. NIV 8 The wisdom of the prudent is to give thought to their ways, but the folly of fools is deception. NIV 8 The wisdom of the prudent is to give thought to their ways, but the folly of fools is deception. NIV 9 Fools mock at making amends for sin, but goodwill is found among the upright. NIV 9 Fools mock at making amends for sin, but goodwill is found among the upright. NIV 10 Each heart knows its own bitterness, and no one else can share its joy. NIV 10 Each heart knows its own bitterness, and no one else can share its joy. NIV 11 The house of the wicked will be destroyed, 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. NIV 12 There is a way that appears to be right, but in the end it leads to death. NIV 12 There is a way that appears to be right, but in the end it leads to death. NIV 13 Even in laughter the heart may ache, and rejoicing may end in grief. NIV 13 Even in laughter the heart may ache, and rejoicing may end in grief. NIV 14 The faithless will be fully repaid for their ways, and the good rewarded for theirs. NIV 14 The faithless will be fully repaid for their ways, and the good rewarded for theirs. NIV 15 The simple believe anything, but the prudent give thought to their steps. NIV 15 The simple believe anything, but the prudent give thought to their steps. NIV 16 The wise fear the LORD and shun evil, but a fool is hotheaded and yet feels secure. NIV 16 The wise fear the LORD and shun evil, but a fool is hotheaded and yet feels secure. NIV 17 A quick-tempered person does foolish things, and the one who devises evil schemes is hated. NIV 17 A quick-tempered person does foolish things, and the one who devises evil schemes is hated. NIV 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. NIV 19 Evildoers will bow down in the presence of the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous. NIV 19 Evildoers will bow down in the presence of the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous. NIV 20 The poor are shunned even by their neighbors, but the rich have many friends. NIV 20 The poor are shunned even by their neighbors, but the rich have many friends. NIV 21 It is a sin to despise one’s neighbor, but blessed is the one who is kind to the needy. NIV 21 It is a sin to despise one’s neighbor, but blessed is the one who is kind to the needy. NIV 22 Do not those who plot evil go astray? But those who plan what is good find love and faithfulness. NIV 22 Do not those who plot evil go astray? But those who plan what is good find love and faithfulness. NIV 23 All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty. NIV 23 All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty. NIV 24 The wealth of the wise is their crown, but the folly of fools yields folly. NIV 24 The wealth of the wise is their crown, but the folly of fools yields folly. NIV 25 A truthful witness saves lives, but a false witness is deceitful. NIV 25 A truthful witness saves lives, but a false witness is deceitful. NIV 26 Whoever fears the LORD has a secure fortress, and for their children it will be a refuge. NIV 26 Whoever fears the LORD has a secure fortress, and for their children it will be a refuge. NIV 27 The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, turning a person from the snares of death. NIV 27 The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, turning a person from the snares of death. NIV 28 A large population is a king’s glory, but without subjects a prince is ruined. NIV 28 A large population is a king’s glory, but without subjects a prince is ruined. NIV 29 Whoever is patient has great understanding, but one who is quick-tempered displays folly. NIV 29 Whoever is patient has great understanding, but one who is quick-tempered displays folly. NIV 30 A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones. NIV 30 A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones. NIV 31 Whoever oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker, but whoever is kind to the needy honors God. NIV 31 Whoever oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker, but whoever is kind to the needy honors God. NIV 32 When calamity comes, the wicked are brought down, but even in death the righteous seek refuge in God. NIV 32 When calamity comes, the wicked are brought down, but even in death the righteous seek refuge in God. NIV 33 Wisdom reposes in the heart of the discerning and even among fools she lets herself be known. NIV 33 Wisdom reposes in the heart of the discerning and even among fools she lets herself be known. NIV 34 Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin condemns any people. NIV 34 Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin condemns any people. NIV 35 A king delights in a wise servant, but a shameful servant arouses his fury. NIV 35 A king delights in a wise servant, but a shameful servant arouses his fury.