Thematic Bible: Proverbs 14

Proverbs 14:1 (show verse)

The wise woman builds her house, But the foolish tears it down with her own hands.

Proverbs 14:2 (show verse)

He who walks in his uprightness fears the LORD, But he who is devious in his ways despises Him.

Proverbs 14:3 (show verse)

In the mouth of the foolish is a rod for his back, But the lips of the wise will protect them.

Proverbs 14:4 (show verse)

Where no oxen are, the manger is clean, But much revenue comes by the strength of the ox.

Proverbs 14:5 (show verse)

A trustworthy witness will not lie, But a false witness utters lies.

Proverbs 14:6 (show verse)

A scoffer seeks wisdom and finds none, But knowledge is easy to one who has understanding.

Proverbs 14:7 (show verse)

Leave the presence of a fool, Or you will not discern words of knowledge.

Proverbs 14:8 (show verse)

The wisdom of the sensible is to understand his way, But the foolishness of fools is deceit.

Proverbs 14:9 (show verse)

Fools mock at sin, But among the upright there is good will.

Proverbs 14:10 (show verse)

The heart knows its own bitterness, And a stranger does not share its joy.
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Proverbs 14:11 (show verse)

The house of the wicked will be destroyed, But the tent of the upright will flourish.

Proverbs 14:12 (show verse)

There is a way which seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death.

Proverbs 14:13 (show verse)

Even in laughter the heart may be in pain, And the end of joy may be grief.

Proverbs 14:14 (show verse)

The backslider in heart will have his fill of his own ways, But a good man will be satisfied with his.

Proverbs 14:15 (show verse)

The naive believes everything, But the sensible man considers his steps.

Proverbs 14:16 (show verse)

A wise man is cautious and turns away from evil, But a fool is arrogant and careless.

Proverbs 14:17 (show verse)

A quick-tempered man acts foolishly, And a man of evil devices is hated.

Proverbs 14:18 (show verse)

The naive inherit foolishness, But the sensible are crowned with knowledge.

Proverbs 14:19 (show verse)

The evil will bow down before the good, And the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

Proverbs 14:20 (show verse)

The poor is hated even by his neighbor, But those who love the rich are many.

Proverbs 14:21 (show verse)

He who despises his neighbor sins, But happy is he who is gracious to the poor.

Proverbs 14:22 (show verse)

Will they not go astray who devise evil? But kindness and truth will be to those who devise good.

Proverbs 14:23 (show verse)

In all labor there is profit, But mere talk leads only to poverty.

Proverbs 14:24 (show verse)

The crown of the wise is their riches, But the folly of fools is foolishness.

Proverbs 14:25 (show verse)

A truthful witness saves lives, But he who utters lies is treacherous.

Proverbs 14:26 (show verse)

In the fear of the LORD there is strong confidence, And his children will have refuge.

Proverbs 14:27 (show verse)

The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, That one may avoid the snares of death.

Proverbs 14:28 (show verse)

In a multitude of people is a king's glory, But in the dearth of people is a prince's ruin.

Proverbs 14:29 (show verse)

He who is slow to anger has great understanding, But he who is quick-tempered exalts folly.

Proverbs 14:30 (show verse)

A tranquil heart is life to the body, But passion is rottenness to the bones.

Proverbs 14:31 (show verse)

He who oppresses the poor taunts his Maker, But he who is gracious to the needy honors Him.

Proverbs 14:32 (show verse)

The wicked is thrust down by his wrongdoing, But the righteous has a refuge when he dies.

Proverbs 14:33 (show verse)

Wisdom rests in the heart of one who has understanding, But in the hearts of fools it is made known.

Proverbs 14:34 (show verse)

Righteousness exalts a nation, But sin is a disgrace to any people.

Proverbs 14:35 (show verse)

The king's favor is toward a servant who acts wisely, But his anger is toward him who acts shamefully.