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Proverbs 14:1 ←
Every wise woman builds her house, but the foolish one tears it down with her own hands.
He who walks in his uprightness fears Yahweh, but he who is perverse in his ways despises him.
Proverbs 14:3 ←
The fool’s talk brings a rod to his back, but the lips of the wise protect them.
Proverbs 14:4 ←
Where no oxen are, the crib is clean, but much increase is by the strength of the ox.
Proverbs 14:5 ←
A truthful witness will not lie, but a false witness pours out lies.
Proverbs 14:6 ←
A scoffer seeks wisdom, and doesn’t find it, but knowledge comes easily to a discerning person.
Stay away from a foolish man, for you won’t find knowledge on his lips.
Proverbs 14:8 ←
The wisdom of the prudent is to think about his way, but the folly of fools is deceit.
Proverbs 14:9 ←
Fools mock at making atonement for sins, but among the upright there is good will.
Proverbs 14:10 ←
The heart knows its own bitterness and joy; he will not share these with a stranger.
Proverbs 14:11 ←
The house of the wicked will be overthrown, but the tent of the upright will flourish.
Proverbs 14:12 ←
There is a way which seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death.
Proverbs 14:13 ←
Even in laughter the heart may be sorrowful, and mirth may end in heaviness.
Proverbs 14:14 ←
The unfaithful will be repaid for his own ways; likewise a good man will be rewarded for his ways.
Proverbs 14:15 ←
A simple man believes everything, but the prudent man carefully considers his ways.
Proverbs 14:16 ←
A wise man fears and shuns evil, but the fool is hot headed and reckless.
Proverbs 14:17 ←
He who is quick to become angry will commit folly, and a crafty man is hated.
Proverbs 14:18 ←
The simple inherit folly, but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.
Proverbs 14:19 ←
The evil bow down before the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.
Proverbs 14:20 ←
The poor person is shunned even by his own neighbor, but the rich person has many friends.
Proverbs 14:21 ←
He who despises his neighbor sins, but he who has pity on the poor is blessed.
Proverbs 14:22 ←
Don’t they go astray who plot evil? But love and faithfulness belong to those who plan good.
Proverbs 14:23 ←
In all hard work there is profit, but the talk of the lips leads only to poverty.
The crown of the wise is their riches, but the folly of fools crowns them with folly.
Proverbs 14:25 ←
A truthful witness saves souls, but a false witness is deceitful.
Proverbs 14:26 ←
In the fear of Yahweh is a secure fortress, and he will be a refuge for his children.
Proverbs 14:27 ←
The fear of Yahweh is a fountain of life, turning people from the snares of death.
In the multitude of people is the king’s glory, but in the lack of people is the destruction of the prince.
Proverbs 14:29 ←
He who is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a quick temper displays folly.
Proverbs 14:30 ←
The life of the body is a heart at peace, but envy rots the bones.
Proverbs 14:31 ←
He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for his Maker, but he who is kind to the needy honors him.
Proverbs 14:32 ←
The wicked is brought down in his calamity, but in death, the righteous has a refuge.
Proverbs 14:33 ←
Wisdom rests in the heart of one who has understanding, and is even made known in the inward part of fools.
Proverbs 14:34 ←
Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a disgrace to any people.
Proverbs 14:35 ←
The king’s favor is toward a servant who deals wisely, but his wrath is toward one who causes shame.