Proverbs 10:14



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Wise men store up knowledge, But with the mouth of the foolish, ruin is at hand.

King James Version

Wise men lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish is near destruction.

International Standard Version

Those who are wise store up knowledge, but when the fool speaks, destruction is near.

A Conservative Version

Wise men lay up knowledge, but the mouth of a foolish man is a present destruction.

American Standard Version

Wise men lay up knowledge; But the mouth of the foolish is a present destruction.

Amplified

Wise men store up knowledge [in mind and heart], but the mouth of the foolish is a present destruction.

Bible in Basic English

Knowledge is stored up by the wise, but the mouth of the foolish man is a destruction which is near.

Darby Translation

The wise lay up knowledge; but the mouth of the fool is near destruction.

Holman Bible

The wise store up knowledge, but the mouth of the fool hastens destruction.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Wise men keep knowledge, but the mouth of the foolish is near unto calamity.

Julia Smith Translation

The wise shall hide knowledge: and the mouth of the foolish drew near destruction.

King James 2000

Wise men lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish is near destruction.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Those who are wise lay up knowledge, but [to] the mouth of the fool, ruin draws near.

Modern King James verseion

Wise ones store up knowledge; but the mouth of the foolish is near ruin.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wise men lay up knowledge; but the mouth of the foolish is nigh destruction.

NET Bible

Those who are wise store up knowledge, but foolish speech leads to imminent destruction.

New Heart English Bible

Wise men lay up knowledge, but the mouth of the foolish is near ruin.

New simplified Bible

Wise men preserve knowledge. The mouth of the foolish is near destruction.

The Emphasized Bible

Wise men, treasure up knowledge, but, the mouth of the foolish, is a terror near at hand.

Webster

Wise men lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish is near destruction.

World English Bible

Wise men lay up knowledge, but the mouth of the foolish is near ruin.

Youngs Literal Translation

The wise lay up knowledge, and the mouth of a fool is near ruin.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

men lay up
צפן 
Tsaphan 
Usage: 32

דּעת 
Da`ath 
Usage: 91

but the mouth
פּה 
Peh 
Usage: 497

of the foolish
אויל 
'eviyl 
Usage: 26

is near
קרב קרוב 
Qarowb 
Usage: 77

Context Readings

Proverbs Concerning The Mouth

13 On the lips of the discerning, wisdom is found, But a rod is for the back of him who lacks understanding. 14 Wise men store up knowledge, But with the mouth of the foolish, ruin is at hand. 15 The rich man's wealth is his fortress, The ruin of the poor is their poverty.



Cross References

Proverbs 18:7

A fool's mouth is his ruin, And his lips are the snare of his soul.

Proverbs 10:8

The wise of heart will receive commands, But a babbling fool will be ruined.

Proverbs 9:9

Give instruction to a wise man and he will be still wiser, Teach a righteous man and he will increase his learning.

Proverbs 10:10

He who winks the eye causes trouble, And a babbling fool will be ruined.

Proverbs 13:3

The one who guards his mouth preserves his life; The one who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.

Proverbs 1:5

A wise man will hear and increase in learning, And a man of understanding will acquire wise counsel,

Proverbs 18:1

He who separates himself seeks his own desire, He quarrels against all sound wisdom.

Proverbs 18:15

The mind of the prudent acquires knowledge, And the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.

Proverbs 19:8

He who gets wisdom loves his own soul; He who keeps understanding will find good.

Proverbs 21:23

He who guards his mouth and his tongue, Guards his soul from troubles.

Matthew 12:35

"The good man brings out of his good treasure what is good; and the evil man brings out of his evil treasure what is evil.

Matthew 13:44

"The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in the field, which a man found and hid again; and from joy over it he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.

Matthew 13:52

And Jesus said to them, "Therefore every scribe who has become a disciple of the kingdom of heaven is like a head of a household, who brings out of his treasure things new and old."

2 Corinthians 4:6-7

For God, who said, "Light shall shine out of darkness," is the One who has shone in our hearts to give the Light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ.



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