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Proverbs 14 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:1 - The wisest of women builds her house,
but folly with her own hands tears it down.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:2 - Whoever walks in uprightness fears the LORD,
but he who is devious in his ways despises him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:3 - By the mouth of a fool comes a rod for his back,[fn]
but the lips of the wise will preserve them.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:4 - Where there are no oxen, the manger is clean,
but abundant crops come by the strength of the ox.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:5 - A faithful witness does not lie,
but a false witness breathes out lies.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:6 - A scoffer seeks wisdom in vain,
but knowledge is easy for a man of understanding.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:7 - Leave the presence of a fool,
for there you do not meet words of knowledge.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:8 - The wisdom of the prudent is to discern his way,
but the folly of fools is deceiving.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:9 - Fools mock at the guilt offering,
but the upright enjoy acceptance.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:10 - The heart knows its own bitterness,
and no stranger shares its joy.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:11 - The house of the wicked will be destroyed,
but the tent of the upright will flourish.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:12 - There is a way that seems right to a man,
but its end is the way to death.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:13 - Even in laughter the heart may ache,
and the end of joy may be grief.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:14 - The backslider in heart will be filled with the fruit of his ways,
and a good man will be filled with the fruit of his ways.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:15 - The simple believes everything,
but the prudent gives thought to his steps.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:16 - One who is wise is cautious[fn] and turns away from evil,
but a fool is reckless and careless.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:17 - A man of quick temper acts foolishly,
and a man of evil 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 down before the good,
the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:20 - The poor is disliked even by his neighbor,
but the rich has many friends.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:21 - Whoever despises his neighbor is a sinner,
but blessed is he who is generous to the poor.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:22 - Do they not go astray who devise evil?
Those who devise good meet[fn] steadfast love and faithfulness.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:23 - In all toil there is profit,
but mere talk tends only to poverty.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:24 - The crown of the wise is their wealth,
but the folly of fools brings folly.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:25 - A truthful witness saves lives,
but one who breathes out lies is deceitful.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:26 - In the fear of the LORD one has strong confidence,
and his children will have a refuge.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:27 - The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life,
that one may turn away from the snares of death.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:28 - In a multitude of people is the glory of a king,
but without people a prince is ruined.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:29 - Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding,
but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:30 - A tranquil[fn] heart gives life to the flesh,
but envy[fn] makes the bones rot.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:31 - Whoever oppresses a poor man insults his Maker,
but he who is generous to the needy honors him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:32 - The wicked is overthrown through his evildoing,
but the righteous finds refuge in his death.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:33 - Wisdom rests in the heart of a man of understanding,
but it makes itself known even in the midst of fools.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:34 - Righteousness exalts a nation,
but sin is a reproach to any people.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:35 - A servant who deals wisely has the king’s favor,
but his wrath falls on one who acts shamefully.
ESV Footnotes
Or In the mouth of a fool is a rod of pride
Hebrew but among the upright is acceptance
Hebrew ways of death
Or fears [the LORD]
Or show
Or healing
Or jealousy
Or Wisdom rests quietly in the heart of a man of understanding, but makes itself known in the midst of fools
ESV

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