Proverbs 19:14

14 Houses and wealth are inherited from parents, but a prudent wife is from the LORD.

Proverbs 19:14 in Other Translations

KJV
14 House and riches are the inheritance of fathers: and a prudent wife is from the LORD.
ESV
14 House and wealth are inherited from fathers, but a prudent wife is from the LORD.
NLT
14 Fathers can give their sons an inheritance of houses and wealth, but only the LORD can give an understanding wife.
MSG
14 House and land are handed down from parents, but a congenial spouse comes straight from God.
CSB
14 A house and wealth are inherited from fathers, but a sensible wife is from the Lord.

Proverbs 19:14 In-Context

12 A king’s rage is like the roar of a lion, but his favor is like dew on the grass.
13 A foolish child is a father’s ruin, and a quarrelsome wife is like the constant dripping of a leaky roof.
14 Houses and wealth are inherited from parents, but a prudent wife is from the LORD.
15 Laziness brings on deep sleep, and the shiftless go hungry.
16 Whoever keeps commandments keeps their life, but whoever shows contempt for their ways will die.

Cross References 2

  • 1. 2 Corinthians 12:14
  • 2. S Proverbs 18:22
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