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Proverbs 14 :: Darby Translation (DBY)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:1 - The wisdom of women buildeth their house; but folly plucketh it down with her hands.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:2 - He that walketh in his uprightness feareth Jehovah; but he that is perverted in his ways despiseth him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:3 - In the fool's mouth is a rod of pride; but the lips of the wise shall preserve them.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:4 - Where no oxen are, the crib is clean; but much increase is by the strength of the ox.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:5 - A faithful witness will not lie; but a false witness uttereth lies.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:6 - A scorner seeketh wisdom, and there is none for him; but knowledge is easy unto the intelligent.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:7 - Go from the presence of a foolish man, in whom thou perceivest not the lips of knowledge.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:8 - The wisdom of the prudent is to discern his way; but the folly of the foolish is deceit.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:9 - Fools make a mock at trespass; but for the upright there is favour.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:10 - The heart knoweth its own bitterness, and a stranger doth not intermeddle with its joy.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:11 - The house of the wicked shall be overthrown; but the tent of the upright shall flourish.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:12 - There is a way that seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof is the ways of death.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:13 - Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful, and the end of mirth is sadness.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:14 - The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways, and the good man from what is in himself.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:15 - The simple believeth every word; but the prudent man heedeth his going.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:16 - A wise man feareth and departeth from evil; but the foolish is overbearing and confident.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:17 - He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly, and a man of mischievous devices is hated.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:18 - The simple inherit folly; but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:19 - The evil bow before the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous man.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:20 - He that is poor is hated even of his own neighbour; but the rich hath many friends.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:21 - He that despiseth his neighbour sinneth; but he that is gracious to the afflicted, happy is he.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:22 - Do they not err that devise evil? but loving-kindness and truth are for those that devise good.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:23 - In all labour there is profit; but the talk of the lips tendeth only to want.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:24 - The crown of the wise is their riches; the folly of the foolish is folly.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:25 - A true witness delivereth souls; but deceit uttereth lies.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:26 - In the fear of Jehovah is strong confidence, and his children shall have a place of refuge.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:27 - The fear of Jehovah is a fountain of life, to turn away from the snares of death.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:28 - In the multitude of people is the king's glory; but in the lack of people is the ruin of a prince.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:29 - He that is slow to anger is of great understanding; but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:30 - A sound heart is the life of the flesh; but envy the rottenness of the bones.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:31 - He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker; but he that honoureth Him is gracious to the needy.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:32 - The wicked is driven away by his evil-doing; but the righteous trusteth, even in his death.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:33 - Wisdom resteth in the heart of the intelligent man; but that which is in the foolish maketh itself known.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:34 - Righteousness exalteth a nation; but sin is a reproach to peoples.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:35 - The king's favour is toward a wise servant; but his wrath is against him that causeth shame.
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J. N. Darby translated the bible in 1890. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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