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Proverbs 14

Proverbs 14:1

The wise woman builds her house, But the foolish tears it down with her own hands.

Family » Infelicity in

Virtues » Of women » Wisdom and virtue

Wise » Choice, examples of » Women

Women » Temptresses » Wisdom and virtue of

Women » Foolish women

Women » Wise women

Proverbs 14:2

He who walks in his uprightness fears the LORD, But he who is devious in his ways despises Him.

Despisement » Who despises the lord

Fear » Who fears the lord

Perversion » The perverse

Uprightness » They who walk in » Fear God

Uprightness » Should be in » Walk

Proverbs 14:3

In the mouth of the foolish is a rod for his back, But the lips of the wise will protect them.

Pride/arrogance » Who is proud

Speaking » Folly in

Speech/communication » The mouth of a fool

Speech/communication » The tongue of the wise

Proverbs 14:4

Where no oxen are, the manger is clean, But much revenue comes by the strength of the ox.

Bullock (ox) » Uses of » For plowing

Crib » Used for grain

Oxen » Described as » Strong

Proverbs 14:5

A trustworthy witness will not lie, But a false witness utters lies.

Deceit » False witnesses use

Faithfulness » Exhibited in » Bearing witness

Lying » False witnesses addicted to

Lying/lies » Who is a liar

Lying/lies » Who will not lie

Witness » False witnesses

Witness » Faithful witnesses

Proverbs 14:6

A scoffer seeks wisdom and finds none, But knowledge is easy to one who has understanding.

Finding » Who does not find wisdom

Knowledge » God's knowledge of the saints » Intellectual

Knowledge » Knowledge of God is infinite » General references to intellectual

Knowledge » Who knowledge is easy to

Scorn » Scorners

The lord seeking that which was lost » Who shall not find wisdom when they seek it

Understanding » Those that understand

Wisdom » Who does not find wisdom

Proverbs 14:7

Leave the presence of a fool, Or you will not discern words of knowledge.

Alliance and society with the enemies of God » Exhortations to hate and avoid

Counsel » Whose counsel should not be heeded

Fools » Avoid them

Hearing » Who not to listen to

Proverbs 14:8

The wisdom of the sensible is to understand his way, But the foolishness of fools is deceit.

Deceit » The folly of fools is

Deception » What is deceit/deceitful

Folly » Of men » General references to

Folly » The folly of fools

Fools » Are » Self-deceivers

Prudence » The prudent

Prudence » They who have » Understand their own ways

Wisdom » The wisdom of the prudent

Proverbs 14:9

Fools mock at sin, But among the upright there is good will.

Fools » Characteristics of » Mocking at sin

Fools » Make a mock at sin

Mockery » Who makes a mock at sin

Sin » The wicked » Make a mock at

Sin » Who makes a mock at sin

Sin » Fools mock at

Proverbs 14:10

The heart knows its own bitterness, And a stranger does not share its joy.

No Themes for this verse.

Proverbs 14:11

The house of the wicked will be destroyed, But the tent of the upright will flourish.

Error » Definition of » Consequences of parents' sins upon children

Prosperity » Who shall prosper

Sin » Conviction of, results of » Consequences of parents' sins upon children

Transgression » Sin, definition of » Consequences of parents' sins upon children

Uprightness » They who walk in » Prospered by God

Proverbs 14:12

There is a way which seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death.

death » What ends in death

eternal Death » Self-righteousness leads to

Error » Known to God » Allurements of

Evil » Way » General references to

Pathway of sin » General references to

Reasoning » Not a sufficient guide in human affairs

Self-delusion » Exhibited in thinking that » Our own ways are right

Sin » Allurements of

Transgression » Known to God » Allurements of

Way » Evil provided » Evil, pathway to sin

Ways » There being a way that seems right to a man

The wicked » Devices of » End of

Proverbs 14:13

Even in laughter the heart may be in pain, And the end of joy may be grief.

worldly Amusements and pleasures » Terminate in sorrow

Amusements and worldly pleasures » Terminate in sorrow

Earthly » Joy joy » Joy, earthly

Happiness » Of the wicked » Leads to sorrow

Happiness of the The Wicked » Leads to sorrow

Joy » Earthly » Manifested in laughter

Joy » Earthly » General references to

Joy » Of the wicked

Joy » Of the wicked » Is delusive

Sinners » Disowned » Joy of, brief

Sorrow » General references to

Proverbs 14:14

The backslider in heart will have his fill of his own ways, But a good man will be satisfied with his.

Backsliding » Results of » Selfish absorption

Backsliding » Brings its own punishment

Backsliding » The backslider in heart

Goodness » Good people

Proverbs 14:15

The naive believes everything, But the sensible man considers his steps.

Childhood » Marks of » Credulity

Marks » Of childhood » Credulity

Prudence » They who have » Look well to their goings

Prudence » Caution

the Simple » The simple deceived by

Simplicity » the Simple

Proverbs 14:16

A wise man is cautious and turns away from evil, But a fool is arrogant and careless.

false Confidence » Self-confidence, an element of insecurity » Miscellaneous references to

Evil » Who departs from evil

Fools » Are » Self-confident

Proverbs 14:17

A quick-tempered man acts foolishly, And a man of evil devices is hated.

Anger » Angry people

Dishonour » The wicked are brought to

Foolishness » Who is a fool

The wicked » Despised

Proverbs 14:18

The naive inherit foolishness, But the sensible are crowned with knowledge.

Folly » Who inherits folly

Inheritance » Who inherits folly

Knowledge » Who has knowledge

Prudence » They who have » Crowned with knowledge

Proverbs 14:19

The evil will bow down before the good, And the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

Bowing » Who bows before the good

Proverbs 14:20

The poor is hated even by his neighbor, But those who love the rich are many.

the Needy » Despised

The poor » Despised

Proverbs 14:21

He who despises his neighbor sins, But happy is he who is gracious to the poor.

Despisement » Those that despise their neighbor

Error » Definition of » Contempt for others

Happiness » General references to

Happiness of saints in this life » Is derived from » Having mercy on the poor

Mercy » The merciful

Mercy » Blessedness of showing

The poor » Despise not

The poor » They who in faith believe » Are happy

Sin » Who is a sinner

Sin » Defined » Contempt for others

Transgression » Sin, definition of » Contempt for others

Proverbs 14:22

Will they not go astray who devise evil? But kindness and truth will be to those who devise good.

Evil » Devices » General references to

Mercy » Who shall have mercy

Plans of men » Devices, evil » General references to

Truth » Who shall have truth

The wicked » Devices of » General references to

Proverbs 14:23

In all labor there is profit, But mere talk leads only to poverty.

Evil » Speech evil speaking » Vain talk condemned

Labor » Labor profiting

Poverty » What tends to penury

Profit » What is profitable

Speaking, evil » Vain talk condemned

Speech/communication » The multitude of words

Vain talk » Vain talk condemned

Proverbs 14:24

The crown of the wise is their riches, But the folly of fools is foolishness.

Folly » What is folly

Proverbs 14:25

A truthful witness saves lives, But he who utters lies is treacherous.

Deceit » Evil of » Leads to lying

Deceit » Leads » To lying

Deception » Deceivers

Deliverance » Who delivers souls

Lying » False witnesses addicted to

Proverbs 14:26

In the fear of the LORD there is strong confidence, And his children will have refuge.

Adoption » Safety of those who receive

Battle of Life » God » Represented as » A refuge

Boldness » Of the righteous

Children » The children of the lord

Confidence » Where strong confidence is

Fear » The fear of the lord

Godly Fear » Those who have » Confide in God

God » Mysteries of » Refuge, a

Heredity » Beneficent influence of the righteous

Offspring » Beneficent influence of the righteous

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Providing a refuge for them

divine Protector » A refuge

Refuge » Who shall have a place of refuge

The righteous » Sought as a relief from trouble death spiritual » Seed of

Trust » The fear of God leads to

Proverbs 14:27

The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, That one may avoid the snares of death.

Fear » The fear of the lord

Godly Fear » Described as » A fountain of life

Fountains and springs » Illustrative » Of Godly fear

Life » What is life

Spiritual life » The fear of God is

Living waters » What is a fountain of life

Proverbs 14:28

In a multitude of people is a king's glory, But in the dearth of people is a prince's ruin.

Citizens » Rights of

Government » The kings of the earth

Kings » Numerous subjects the honor of

Proverbs 14:29

He who is slow to anger has great understanding, But he who is quick-tempered exalts folly.

Anger » A characteristic of fools

Anger » Those that are slow to anger

Folly » Who exalts folly

Haste » Those that are hasty

Understanding » Who understands

Wrath » Those that are slow to wrath

Proverbs 14:30

A tranquil heart is life to the body, But passion is rottenness to the bones.

Envy » Forbidden

Envy » What envy does

Envy » Hurtful to the envious

Flesh » The life of the flesh

Heart » Sound hearts

Proverbs 14:31

He who oppresses the poor taunts his Maker, But he who is gracious to the needy honors Him.

God's Promises » Special promises to children, examples of » To the merciful

Honor » Those that honor the lord

Mercy » Who shows mercy

Mercy » Should be shown » To the poor

Oppression » Those that oppress the poor

The poor » By oppressing, God is reproached

Reviling and reproaching » The wicked utter, against » God, by oppressing the poor

Proverbs 14:32

The wicked is thrust down by his wrongdoing, But the righteous has a refuge when he dies.

Believers' eternal hope » Cheers the dying hour of the saints

death » Who has hope in their death

death » Of the righteous » Hopeful

the Death of saints » Is full of » Hope

Dying » Of the righteous » Hopeful

Eternal » Hope » Cheers the dying hour of the saints

Hope » Saints » Have, in death

Hope » Eternal » Cheers the dying hour of the saints

Man » Vanquished of the righteous » Hopeful

The righteous » Seed of death of » Hopeful

Proverbs 14:33

Wisdom rests in the heart of one who has understanding, But in the hearts of fools it is made known.

Heart » Renewed » Wise

Heart » The heart of those that have understanding

character of the renewed Heart » Wise

Wisdom » Who is wise

Wisdom » Where wisdom is found

Proverbs 14:34

Righteousness exalts a nation, But sin is a disgrace to any people.

Exaltation » What exalts a nation

Nation » Righteousness exalts

Nations » What exalts a nation

Reproach » What is a reproach to any people

Righteousness » Nations exalted by

Sin » What sin is

Sin » Described as » Disgraceful

national Sins » Are a reproach to a people

The fruit of righteousness » What righteousness does

Proverbs 14:35

The king's favor is toward a servant who acts wisely, But his anger is toward him who acts shamefully.

Citizens » Rights of

Kings » When good » Favor the wise

Servants » Wise servants

Shame » Those that cause shame

Wrath » The king’s wrath

Proverbs 14

Proverbs 14:1

The wise woman builds her house, But the foolish tears it down with her own hands.

Family » Infelicity in

Virtues » Of women » Wisdom and virtue

Wise » Choice, examples of » Women

Women » Temptresses » Wisdom and virtue of

Women » Foolish women

Women » Wise women

Proverbs 14:2

He who walks in his uprightness fears the LORD, But he who is devious in his ways despises Him.

Despisement » Who despises the lord

Fear » Who fears the lord

Perversion » The perverse

Uprightness » They who walk in » Fear God

Uprightness » Should be in » Walk

Proverbs 14:3

In the mouth of the foolish is a rod for his back, But the lips of the wise will protect them.

Pride/arrogance » Who is proud

Speaking » Folly in

Speech/communication » The mouth of a fool

Speech/communication » The tongue of the wise

Proverbs 14:4

Where no oxen are, the manger is clean, But much revenue comes by the strength of the ox.

Bullock (ox) » Uses of » For plowing

Crib » Used for grain

Oxen » Described as » Strong

Proverbs 14:5

A trustworthy witness will not lie, But a false witness utters lies.

Deceit » False witnesses use

Faithfulness » Exhibited in » Bearing witness

Lying » False witnesses addicted to

Lying/lies » Who is a liar

Lying/lies » Who will not lie

Witness » False witnesses

Witness » Faithful witnesses

Proverbs 14:6

A scoffer seeks wisdom and finds none, But knowledge is easy to one who has understanding.

Finding » Who does not find wisdom

Knowledge » God's knowledge of the saints » Intellectual

Knowledge » Knowledge of God is infinite » General references to intellectual

Knowledge » Who knowledge is easy to

Scorn » Scorners

The lord seeking that which was lost » Who shall not find wisdom when they seek it

Understanding » Those that understand

Wisdom » Who does not find wisdom

Proverbs 14:7

Leave the presence of a fool, Or you will not discern words of knowledge.

Alliance and society with the enemies of God » Exhortations to hate and avoid

Counsel » Whose counsel should not be heeded

Fools » Avoid them

Hearing » Who not to listen to

Proverbs 14:8

The wisdom of the sensible is to understand his way, But the foolishness of fools is deceit.

Deceit » The folly of fools is

Deception » What is deceit/deceitful

Folly » Of men » General references to

Folly » The folly of fools

Fools » Are » Self-deceivers

Prudence » The prudent

Prudence » They who have » Understand their own ways

Wisdom » The wisdom of the prudent

Proverbs 14:9

Fools mock at sin, But among the upright there is good will.

Fools » Characteristics of » Mocking at sin

Fools » Make a mock at sin

Mockery » Who makes a mock at sin

Sin » The wicked » Make a mock at

Sin » Who makes a mock at sin

Sin » Fools mock at

Proverbs 14:10

The heart knows its own bitterness, And a stranger does not share its joy.

No Themes for this verse.

Proverbs 14:11

The house of the wicked will be destroyed, But the tent of the upright will flourish.

Error » Definition of » Consequences of parents' sins upon children

Prosperity » Who shall prosper

Sin » Conviction of, results of » Consequences of parents' sins upon children

Transgression » Sin, definition of » Consequences of parents' sins upon children

Uprightness » They who walk in » Prospered by God

Proverbs 14:12

There is a way which seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death.

death » What ends in death

eternal Death » Self-righteousness leads to

Error » Known to God » Allurements of

Evil » Way » General references to

Pathway of sin » General references to

Reasoning » Not a sufficient guide in human affairs

Self-delusion » Exhibited in thinking that » Our own ways are right

Sin » Allurements of

Transgression » Known to God » Allurements of

Way » Evil provided » Evil, pathway to sin

Ways » There being a way that seems right to a man

The wicked » Devices of » End of

Proverbs 14:13

Even in laughter the heart may be in pain, And the end of joy may be grief.

worldly Amusements and pleasures » Terminate in sorrow

Amusements and worldly pleasures » Terminate in sorrow

Earthly » Joy joy » Joy, earthly

Happiness » Of the wicked » Leads to sorrow

Happiness of the The Wicked » Leads to sorrow

Joy » Earthly » Manifested in laughter

Joy » Earthly » General references to

Joy » Of the wicked

Joy » Of the wicked » Is delusive

Sinners » Disowned » Joy of, brief

Sorrow » General references to

Proverbs 14:14

The backslider in heart will have his fill of his own ways, But a good man will be satisfied with his.

Backsliding » Results of » Selfish absorption

Backsliding » Brings its own punishment

Backsliding » The backslider in heart

Goodness » Good people

Proverbs 14:15

The naive believes everything, But the sensible man considers his steps.

Childhood » Marks of » Credulity

Marks » Of childhood » Credulity

Prudence » They who have » Look well to their goings

Prudence » Caution

the Simple » The simple deceived by

Simplicity » the Simple

Proverbs 14:16

A wise man is cautious and turns away from evil, But a fool is arrogant and careless.

false Confidence » Self-confidence, an element of insecurity » Miscellaneous references to

Evil » Who departs from evil

Fools » Are » Self-confident

Proverbs 14:17

A quick-tempered man acts foolishly, And a man of evil devices is hated.

Anger » Angry people

Dishonour » The wicked are brought to

Foolishness » Who is a fool

The wicked » Despised

Proverbs 14:18

The naive inherit foolishness, But the sensible are crowned with knowledge.

Folly » Who inherits folly

Inheritance » Who inherits folly

Knowledge » Who has knowledge

Prudence » They who have » Crowned with knowledge

Proverbs 14:19

The evil will bow down before the good, And the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

Bowing » Who bows before the good

Proverbs 14:20

The poor is hated even by his neighbor, But those who love the rich are many.

the Needy » Despised

The poor » Despised

Proverbs 14:21

He who despises his neighbor sins, But happy is he who is gracious to the poor.

Despisement » Those that despise their neighbor

Error » Definition of » Contempt for others

Happiness » General references to

Happiness of saints in this life » Is derived from » Having mercy on the poor

Mercy » The merciful

Mercy » Blessedness of showing

The poor » Despise not

The poor » They who in faith believe » Are happy

Sin » Who is a sinner

Sin » Defined » Contempt for others

Transgression » Sin, definition of » Contempt for others

Proverbs 14:22

Will they not go astray who devise evil? But kindness and truth will be to those who devise good.

Evil » Devices » General references to

Mercy » Who shall have mercy

Plans of men » Devices, evil » General references to

Truth » Who shall have truth

The wicked » Devices of » General references to

Proverbs 14:23

In all labor there is profit, But mere talk leads only to poverty.

Evil » Speech evil speaking » Vain talk condemned

Labor » Labor profiting

Poverty » What tends to penury

Profit » What is profitable

Speaking, evil » Vain talk condemned

Speech/communication » The multitude of words

Vain talk » Vain talk condemned

Proverbs 14:24

The crown of the wise is their riches, But the folly of fools is foolishness.

Folly » What is folly

Proverbs 14:25

A truthful witness saves lives, But he who utters lies is treacherous.

Deceit » Evil of » Leads to lying

Deceit » Leads » To lying

Deception » Deceivers

Deliverance » Who delivers souls

Lying » False witnesses addicted to

Proverbs 14:26

In the fear of the LORD there is strong confidence, And his children will have refuge.

Adoption » Safety of those who receive

Battle of Life » God » Represented as » A refuge

Boldness » Of the righteous

Children » The children of the lord

Confidence » Where strong confidence is

Fear » The fear of the lord

Godly Fear » Those who have » Confide in God

God » Mysteries of » Refuge, a

Heredity » Beneficent influence of the righteous

Offspring » Beneficent influence of the righteous

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Providing a refuge for them

divine Protector » A refuge

Refuge » Who shall have a place of refuge

The righteous » Sought as a relief from trouble death spiritual » Seed of

Trust » The fear of God leads to

Proverbs 14:27

The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, That one may avoid the snares of death.

Fear » The fear of the lord

Godly Fear » Described as » A fountain of life

Fountains and springs » Illustrative » Of Godly fear

Life » What is life

Spiritual life » The fear of God is

Living waters » What is a fountain of life

Proverbs 14:28

In a multitude of people is a king's glory, But in the dearth of people is a prince's ruin.

Citizens » Rights of

Government » The kings of the earth

Kings » Numerous subjects the honor of

Proverbs 14:29

He who is slow to anger has great understanding, But he who is quick-tempered exalts folly.

Anger » A characteristic of fools

Anger » Those that are slow to anger

Folly » Who exalts folly

Haste » Those that are hasty

Understanding » Who understands

Wrath » Those that are slow to wrath

Proverbs 14:30

A tranquil heart is life to the body, But passion is rottenness to the bones.

Envy » Forbidden

Envy » What envy does

Envy » Hurtful to the envious

Flesh » The life of the flesh

Heart » Sound hearts

Proverbs 14:31

He who oppresses the poor taunts his Maker, But he who is gracious to the needy honors Him.

God's Promises » Special promises to children, examples of » To the merciful

Honor » Those that honor the lord

Mercy » Who shows mercy

Mercy » Should be shown » To the poor

Oppression » Those that oppress the poor

The poor » By oppressing, God is reproached

Reviling and reproaching » The wicked utter, against » God, by oppressing the poor

Proverbs 14:32

The wicked is thrust down by his wrongdoing, But the righteous has a refuge when he dies.

Believers' eternal hope » Cheers the dying hour of the saints

death » Who has hope in their death

death » Of the righteous » Hopeful

the Death of saints » Is full of » Hope

Dying » Of the righteous » Hopeful

Eternal » Hope » Cheers the dying hour of the saints

Hope » Saints » Have, in death

Hope » Eternal » Cheers the dying hour of the saints

Man » Vanquished of the righteous » Hopeful

The righteous » Seed of death of » Hopeful

Proverbs 14:33

Wisdom rests in the heart of one who has understanding, But in the hearts of fools it is made known.

Heart » Renewed » Wise

Heart » The heart of those that have understanding

character of the renewed Heart » Wise

Wisdom » Who is wise

Wisdom » Where wisdom is found

Proverbs 14:34

Righteousness exalts a nation, But sin is a disgrace to any people.

Exaltation » What exalts a nation

Nation » Righteousness exalts

Nations » What exalts a nation

Reproach » What is a reproach to any people

Righteousness » Nations exalted by

Sin » What sin is

Sin » Described as » Disgraceful

national Sins » Are a reproach to a people

The fruit of righteousness » What righteousness does

Proverbs 14:35

The king's favor is toward a servant who acts wisely, But his anger is toward him who acts shamefully.

Citizens » Rights of

Kings » When good » Favor the wise

Servants » Wise servants

Shame » Those that cause shame

Wrath » The king’s wrath