Proverbs 13

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The Proverbs

Chapter 14

1

Every wise woman buildeth1 her house: but the foolish plucketh it down4 with her hands.

2

He that walketh6 in his uprightness feareth the LORD: but [he that is] perverse12 in his ways despiseth6 him.

3

In the mouth of the foolish [is] a rod of pride: but the lips of the wise shall preserve4 them.

4

Where no oxen [are], the crib [is] clean: but much increase [is] by the strength of the ox.

5

A faithful witness will not lie:17 but a false witness will utter55 lies.

6

A scorner5 seeketh14 wisdom, and [findeth it] not: but knowledge [is] easy8 unto him that understandeth.12

7

Go3 from the presence of a foolish man, when thou perceivest1 not [in him] the lips of knowledge.

8

The wisdom of the prudent [is] to understand53 his way: but the folly of fools [is] deceit.

9

Fools make a mock55 at sin: but among the righteous [there is] favour.

10

The heart knoweth6 his own bitterness; and a stranger5 doth not intermeddle101 with his joy.

11

The house of the wicked shall be overthrown:11 but the tabernacle of the upright shall flourish.55

12

There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof [are] the ways of death.

13

Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful;4 and the end of that mirth [is] heaviness.

14

The backslider7 in heart shall be filled4 with his own ways: and a good man [shall be satisfied] from himself.

15

The simple believeth55 every word: but the prudent [man] looketh well4 to his going.

16

A wise [man] feareth, and departeth6 from evil: but the fool rageth,102 and is confident.6

17

[He that is] soon angry dealeth4 foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated.11

18

The simple inherit1 folly: but the prudent are crowned55 with knowledge.

19

The evil bow1 before the good; and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

20

The poor6 is hated11 even of his own neighbour: but the rich [hath] many friends.6

21

He that despiseth6 his neighbour sinneth:6 but he that hath mercy26 on the poor, 6041 happy [is] he.

22

Do they not err4 that devise6 evil? but mercy and truth [shall be] to them that devise6 good.

23

In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips [tendeth] only to penury.

24

The crown of the wise [is] their riches: [but] the foolishness of fools [is] folly.

25

A true witness delivereth56 souls: but a deceitful [witness] speaketh55 lies.

26

In the fear of the LORD [is] strong confidence: and his children shall have a place of refuge.

27

The fear of the LORD [is] a fountain of life, to depart2 from the snares of death.

28

In the multitude of people [is] the king's honour: but in the want of people [is] the destruction of the prince.

29

[He that is] slow to wrath [is] of great understanding: but [he that is] hasty of spirit exalteth56 folly.

30

A sound heart [is] the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones.

31

He that oppresseth6 the poor reproacheth14 his Maker:6 but he that honoureth18 him hath mercy6 on the poor.

32

The wicked is driven away11 in his wickedness: but the righteous hath hope6 in his death.

33

Wisdom resteth4 in the heart of him that hath understanding:12 but [that which is] in the midst of fools is made known.11

34

Righteousness exalteth34 a nation: but sin [is] a reproach to any people.

35

The king's favour [is] toward a wise56 servant: but his wrath is [against] him that causeth shame.56

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