Proverbs 14Jubilee Bible 2000 (JUB)
14 ¶ Every wise woman builds her house, but the foolish plucks it down with her hands.
2 ¶ He that walks in his uprightness fears the LORD, but he that is perverse in his ways despises him.
3 ¶ In the mouth of the foolish is a rod of pride, but the lips of the wise shall preserve them.
4 ¶ Without oxen, the storehouse is clean, but by the strength of the ox there is abundance of bread.
5 ¶ The true witness will not lie, but the false witness will utter lies.
6 ¶ The scorner sought wisdom and found it not, but wisdom comes easy unto him that understands.
7 ¶ Go from the presence of the foolish man when thou dost not perceive in him the lips of knowledge.
8 ¶ The wisdom of the sane is to understand his way, but the folly of fools is deceit.
9 ¶ Fools speak sin unto themselves, but among the righteous there is love.
10 ¶ The heart knows the bitterness of his soul, and a stranger shall not intermeddle with his joy.
11 ¶ The house of the wicked shall be made desolate, but the tent of the upright shall flourish.
12 ¶ There is a way which seems right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.
13 ¶ Even in laughter, the scorner has pain in his heart, and the end of that mirth is heaviness.
14 ¶ The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways, and the good man shall be separated from him.
15 ¶ The simple believes every word, but the prudent man understands his steps.
16 ¶ The wise man fears and departs from evil, but the fool rages and is confident.
17 ¶ He that is soon angry shall deal foolishly, and the man of wicked devices shall be hated.
18 ¶ The simple shall inherit folly, but the prudent shall be crowned with wisdom.
19 ¶ Those who are evil shall bow before those who are good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.
20 ¶ The poor is hated even of his own neighbour, but many are those who love the rich.
21 ¶ The sinner despises his neighbour, but he that has mercy on the poor is blessed.
22 ¶ Do they not err that meditate upon evil? but those that meditate upon good shall attain mercy and truth.
23 ¶ In all labour there is fruit, but to talk and not do, brings poverty.
24 ¶ The crown of the wise is their wisdom, but that which distinguishes fools is their folly.
25 ¶ The true witness delivers souls, but the deceitful one speaks lies.
26 ¶ In the fear of the LORD is strong confidence, and there his sons shall have hope.
27 The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
28 ¶ In the multitude of the people is the king’s glory, but in the failure of the people is the weakness of the prince.
29 ¶ He that is slow to wrath is of great intelligence, but he that is short of spirit exalts folly.
30 ¶ A sound heart is life to the flesh, but envy is rottenness of the bones.
31 ¶ He that oppresses the poor reproaches his Maker, but he that has mercy on the poor, honours him.
32 ¶ For his wickedness shall the wicked be cast out, but the righteous in his death has hope.
33 ¶ Wisdom shall rest in the heart of him that is sane and is made known in the midst of the fools.
34 ¶ Righteousness exalts a people, but sin is a reproach to the nations.
35 ¶ The king’s favour is toward the wise slave, but his wrath is against him that causes shame.
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