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Proverbs 14 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:1 - The wise woman builds her house,
But the foolish pulls it down with her hands.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:2 - He who walks in his uprightness fears the LORD,
But he who is perverse in his ways despises Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:3 - In the mouth of a fool is a rod of pride,
But the lips of the wise will preserve them.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:4 - Where no oxen are, the trough is clean;
But much increase comes by the strength of an ox.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:5 - A faithful witness does not lie,
But a false witness will utter lies.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:6 - A scoffer seeks wisdom and does not find it,
But knowledge is easy to him who understands.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:7 - Go from the presence of a foolish man,
When you do not perceive in him the lips of knowledge.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:8 - The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way,
But the folly of fools is deceit.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:9 - Fools mock at sin,
But among the upright there is favor.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:10 - The heart knows its own bitterness,
And a stranger does not share its joy.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:11 - The house of the wicked will be overthrown,
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 of death.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:13 - Even in laughter the heart may sorrow,
And the end of mirth may be grief.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:14 - The backslider in heart will be filled with his own ways,
But a good man will be satisfied from above.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:15 - The simple believes every word,
But the prudent considers well his steps.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:16 - A wise man fears and departs from evil,
But a fool rages and is self-confident.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:17 - A quick-tempered man acts foolishly,
And a man of wicked intentions 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 will bow before the good,
And the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:20 - The poor man is hated even by his own neighbor,
But the rich has many friends.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:21 - He who despises his neighbor sins;
But he who has mercy on the poor, happy is he.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:22 - Do they not go astray who devise evil?
But mercy and truth belong to those who devise good.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:23 - In all labor there is profit,
But idle chatter[fn] leads only to poverty.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:24 - The crown of the wise is their riches,
But the foolishness of fools is folly.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:25 - A true witness delivers souls,
But a deceitful witness speaks lies.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:26 - In the fear of the LORD there is strong confidence,
And His children will have a place of refuge.

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

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:28 - In a multitude of people is a king’s honor,
But in the lack of people is the downfall of a prince.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:29 - He who is slow to wrath has great understanding,
But he who is impulsive[fn] exalts folly.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:30 - A sound heart is life to the body,
But envy is rottenness to the bones.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:31 - He who oppresses the poor reproaches his Maker,
But he who honors Him has mercy on the needy.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:32 - The wicked is banished in his wickedness,
But the righteous has a refuge in his death.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:33 - Wisdom rests in the heart of him who has understanding,
But what is in the heart of fools is made known.

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

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:35 - The king’s favor is toward a wise servant,
But his wrath is against him who causes shame.
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Literally from above himself
Literally talk of the lips
Literally short of spirit

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