Proverbs 14:1 ←
Every wise woman builds her house, but the foolish one tears it down with her own hands.
Proverbs 14:2 ←
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.
Proverbs 14:7 ←
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.
Proverbs 14:24 ←
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.
Proverbs 14:28 ←
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.