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