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Proverbs

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14:1Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.
14:2He that walketh in his uprightness feareth the LORD: but he that is perverse in his ways despiseth him.
14:3In the mouth of the foolish is a rod of pride: but the lips of the wise shall preserve them.
14:4Where no oxen are, the crib is clean: but much increase is by the strength of the ox.
14:5A faithful witness will not lie: but a false witness will utter lies.
14:6A scorner seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not: but knowledge is easy unto him that understandeth.
14:7Go from the presence of a foolish man, when thou perceivest not in him the lips of knowledge.
14:8The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: but the folly of fools is deceit.
14:9Fools make a mock at sin: but among the righteous there is favour.
14:10The heart knoweth his own bitterness; and a stranger doth not intermeddle with his joy.
14:11The house of the wicked shall be overthrown: but the tabernacle of the upright shall flourish.
14:12There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.
14:13Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; and the end of that mirth is heaviness.
14:14The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways: and a good man shall be satisfied from himself.
14:15The simple believeth every word: but the prudent man looketh well to his going.
14:16A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil: but the fool rageth, and is confident.
14:17He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated.
14:18The simple inherit folly: but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.
14:19The evil bow before the good; and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.
14:20The poor is hated even of his own neighbour: but the rich hath many friends.
14:21He that despiseth his neighbour sinneth: but he that hath mercy on the poor, happy is he.
14:22Do they not err that devise evil? but mercy and truth shall be to them that devise good.
14:23In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips tendeth only to penury.
14:24The crown of the wise is their riches: but the foolishness of fools is folly.
14:25A true witness delivereth souls: but a deceitful witness speaketh lies.
14:26In the fear of the LORD is strong confidence: and his children shall have a place of refuge.
14:27The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
14:28In the multitude of people is the king's honour: but in the want of people is the destruction of the prince.
14:29He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.
14:30A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones.
14:31He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker: but he that honoureth him hath mercy on the poor.
14:32The wicked is driven away in his wickedness: but the righteous hath hope in his death.
14:33Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding: but that which is in the midst of fools is made known.
14:34Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people.
14:35The king's favour is toward a wise servant: but his wrath is against him that causeth shame.


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