Proverbs Chapter 14: Wisdom of God from the Bible! Answers to Life's Questions!

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Chapter 14

1.Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands. Proverbs 14:1
2.He that walketh in his uprightness feareth the LORD: but he that is perverse in his ways despiseth him. Proverbs 14:2
3.In the mouth of the foolish is a rod of pride: but the lips of the wise shall preserve them. Proverbs 14:3
4.Where no oxen are, the crib is clean: but much increase is by the strength of the ox. Proverbs 14:4
5.A faithful witness will not lie: but a false witness will utter lies. Proverbs 14:5
6.A scorner seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not: but knowledge is easy unto him that understandeth. Proverbs 14:6
7.Go from the presence of a foolish man, when thou perceivest not in him the lips of knowledge. Proverbs 14:7
8.The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: but the folly of fools is deceit. Proverbs 14:8
9.Fools make a mock at sin: but among the righteous there is favour. Proverbs 14:9
10.The heart knoweth his own bitterness; and a stranger doth not intermeddle with his joy. Proverbs 14:10
11.The house of the wicked shall be overthrown: but the tabernacle of the upright shall flourish. Proverbs 14:11
12.There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death. Proverbs 14:12
13.Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; and the end of that mirth is heaviness. Proverbs 14:13
14.The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways: and a good man shall be satisfied from himself. Proverbs 14:14
15.The simple believeth every word: but the prudent man looketh well to his going. Proverbs 14:15
16.A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil: but the fool rageth, and is confident. Proverbs 14:16
17.He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated. Proverbs 14:17
18.The simple inherit folly: but the prudent are crowned with knowledge. Proverbs 14:18
19.The evil bow before the good; and the wicked at the gates of the righteous. Proverbs 14:19
20.The poor is hated even of his own neighbour: but the rich hath many friends. Proverbs 14:20
21.He that despiseth his neighbour sinneth: but he that hath mercy on the poor, happy is he. Proverbs 14:21
22.Do they not err that devise evil? but mercy and truth shall be to them that devise good. Proverbs 14:22
23.In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips tendeth only to penury. Proverbs 14:23
24.The crown of the wise is their riches: but the foolishness of fools is folly. Proverbs 14:24
25.A true witness delivereth souls: but a deceitful witness speaketh lies. Proverbs 14:25
26.In the fear of the LORD is strong confidence: and his children shall have a place of refuge. Proverbs 14:26
27.The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death. Proverbs 14:27
28.In the multitude of people is the king's honour: but in the want of people is the destruction of the prince. Proverbs 14:28
29.He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly. Proverbs 14:29
30.A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones. Proverbs 14:30
31.He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker: but he that honoureth him hath mercy on the poor. Proverbs 14:31
32.The wicked is driven away in his wickedness: but the righteous hath hope in his death. Proverbs 14:32
33.Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding: but that which is in the midst of fools is made known. Proverbs 14:33
34.Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people. Proverbs 14:34
35.The king's favour is toward a wise servant: but his wrath is against him that causeth shame. Proverbs 14:35