Proverbs Chapter 14 Darby English Bible

Proverbs 14:1

The wisdom of women buildeth their house; but folly plucketh it down with her hands.

Proverbs 14:2

He that walketh in his uprightness feareth Jehovah; but he that is perverted in his ways despiseth him.

Proverbs 14:3

In the fool's mouth is a rod of pride; but the lips of the wise shall preserve 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 faithful witness will not lie; but a false witness uttereth lies.

Proverbs 14:6

A scorner seeketh wisdom, and there is none [for him]; but knowledge is easy unto the intelligent.

Proverbs 14:7

Go from the presence of a foolish man, in whom thou perceivest not the lips of knowledge.

Proverbs 14:8

The wisdom of the prudent is to discern his way; but the folly of the foolish is deceit.

Proverbs 14:9

Fools make a mock at trespass; but for the upright there is favour.

Proverbs 14:10

The heart knoweth its own bitterness, and a stranger doth not intermeddle with its joy.

Proverbs 14:11

The house of the wicked shall be overthrown; but the tent of the upright shall flourish.

Proverbs 14:12

There is a way that seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof is the ways of death.

Proverbs 14:13

Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful, and the end of mirth is sadness.

Proverbs 14:14

The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways, and the good man from what is in himself.

Proverbs 14:15

The simple believeth every word; but the prudent [man] heedeth his going.

Proverbs 14:16

A wise [man] feareth and departeth from evil; but the foolish is overbearing and confident.

Proverbs 14:17

He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly, and a man of mischievous devices is hated.

Proverbs 14:18

The simple inherit folly; but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.

Proverbs 14:19

The evil bow before the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous [man].

Proverbs 14:20

He that is poor is hated even of his own neighbour; but the rich hath many friends.

Proverbs 14:21

He that despiseth his neighbour sinneth; but he that is gracious to the afflicted, happy is he.

Proverbs 14:22

Do they not err that devise evil? but loving-kindness and truth are for those that devise good.

Proverbs 14:23

In all labour there is profit; but the talk of the lips [tendeth] only to want.

Proverbs 14:24

The crown of the wise is their riches; the folly of the foolish is folly.

Proverbs 14:25

A true witness delivereth souls; but deceit uttereth lies.

Proverbs 14:26

In the fear of Jehovah is strong confidence, and his children shall have a place of refuge.

Proverbs 14:27

The fear of Jehovah is a fountain of life, to turn away 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 ruin of a prince.

Proverbs 14:29

He that is slow to anger is of great understanding; but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.

Proverbs 14:30

A sound heart is the life of the flesh; but envy the rottenness of the bones.

Proverbs 14:31

He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker; but he that honoureth Him is gracious to the needy.

Proverbs 14:32

The wicked is driven away by his evil-doing; but the righteous trusteth, [even] in his death.

Proverbs 14:33

Wisdom resteth in the heart of the intelligent [man]; but that which is in the foolish maketh itself known.

Proverbs 14:34

Righteousness exalteth a nation; but sin is a reproach to peoples.

Proverbs 14:35

The king's favour is toward a wise servant; but his wrath is [against] him that causeth shame.