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Proverbs, Chapter 14
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   1: The wisdom of women buildeth their house; but folly plucketh it down with her hands.
   2: He that walketh in his uprightness feareth Jehovah; but he that is perverted in his ways despiseth him.
   3: In the fool's mouth is a rod of pride; but the lips of the wise shall preserve 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; but a false witness uttereth lies.
   6: A scorner seeketh wisdom, and there is none [for him]; but knowledge is easy unto the intelligent.
   7: Go from the presence of a foolish man, in whom thou perceivest not the lips of knowledge.
   8: The wisdom of the prudent is to discern his way; but the folly of the foolish is deceit.
   9: Fools make a mock at trespass; but for the upright there is favour.
   10: The heart knoweth its own bitterness, and a stranger doth not intermeddle with its joy.
   11: The house of the wicked shall be overthrown; but the tent of the upright shall flourish.
   12: There is a way that seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof is the ways of death.
   13: Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful, and the end of mirth is sadness.
   14: The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways, and the good man from what is in himself.
   15: The simple believeth every word; but the prudent [man] heedeth his going.
   16: A wise [man] feareth and departeth from evil; but the foolish is overbearing and confident.
   17: He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly, and a man of mischievous devices is hated.
   18: The simple inherit folly; but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.
   19: The evil bow before the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous [man].
   20: He that is poor is hated even of his own neighbour; but the rich hath many friends.
   21: He that despiseth his neighbour sinneth; but he that is gracious to the afflicted, happy is he.
   22: Do they not err that devise evil? but loving-kindness and truth are for those that devise good.
   23: In all labour there is profit; but the talk of the lips [tendeth] only to want.
   24: The crown of the wise is their riches; the folly of the foolish is folly.
   25: A true witness delivereth souls; but deceit uttereth lies.
   26: In the fear of Jehovah is strong confidence, and his children shall have a place of refuge.
   27: The fear of Jehovah is a fountain of life, to turn away from the snares of death.
   28: In the multitude of people is the king's glory; but in the lack of people is the ruin of a prince.
   29: He that is slow to anger is of great understanding; but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.
   30: A sound heart is the life of the flesh; but envy the rottenness of the bones.
   31: He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker; but he that honoureth Him is gracious to the needy.
   32: The wicked is driven away by his evil-doing; but the righteous trusteth, [even] in his death.
   33: Wisdom resteth in the heart of the intelligent [man]; but that which is in the foolish maketh itself known.
   34: Righteousness exalteth a nation; but sin is a reproach to peoples.
   35: The king's favour is toward a wise servant; but his wrath is [against] him that causeth shame.

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