31 The one who oppresses the poor person insults his Maker,(A)
but one who is kind to the needy honors Him.(B)

32 The wicked one is thrown down by his own sin,(C)
but the righteous one has a refuge in his death.(D)

33 Wisdom resides in the heart of the discerning;(E)
she is known[a] even among fools.

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 14:33 LXX reads unknown

31 Whoever oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker,(A)
    but whoever is kind to the needy honors God.(B)

32 When calamity comes, the wicked are brought down,(C)
    but even in death the righteous seek refuge in God.(D)

33 Wisdom reposes in the heart of the discerning(E)
    and even among fools she lets herself be known.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 14:33 Hebrew; Septuagint and Syriac discerning / but in the heart of fools she is not known

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