1902 Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR)
1 From this chapter to the five and twentieth are sundry observations of moral virtues, and their contrary vices.
14:1 ¶ Every, wise woman, buildeth up her house, but, a foolish one, with her own hands, would break it down.
14:3 ¶ In the mouth of the foolish, is a haughty rod, but, as for the lips of the wise, thou shalt give heed to them!
14:4 ¶ Without cattle, the crib is clean, but, much increase, is in the strength of the ox.
14:5 ¶ A faithful witness, will not deceive, but a false witness, uttereth deceitful things.
14:6 ¶ A scoffer seeketh wisdom, and there is none, but, knowledge, to the discerning, is easy.
14:7 ¶ Get thee from the presence of a man that is a dullard, when thou perceivest not the lips of knowledge.
14:8 ¶ The wisdom of the prudent, is to understand his way, but, the folly of dullards, is a fraud.
14:9 ¶ The foolish, scoff at guilt, but, between the upright, is good pleasure.
14:10 ¶ The heart, knoweth its own bitterness, and, in its joy, no stranger shareth.
14:11 ¶ The house of the lawless, shall be destroyed, but, the tent of the upright, shall flourish.
14:12 ¶ There is a way that enticeth a man, but, at the latter end thereof, are the ways of death!
14:13 ¶ Even, in laughter, the heart may be in pain, and, the latter end of gladness, be grief.
14:14 ¶ With his own ways, shall be filled the backslider in heart, and, from himself, shall a good man [be satisfied].
14:15 ¶ The simple, believeth every word, but, the prudent, looketh well to his going.
14:16 ¶ A wise man, feareth, and avoideth evil, but, a dullard, is haughty and confident.
14:17 ¶ The impatient, worketh folly, and, a man of wicked devices, is hated.
14:18 ¶ The simple inherit folly, but, the shrewd, crowneth himself with knowledge.
14:19 ¶ Abased are the wicked, before the good, and, the lawless, at the gates of the righteous.
14:20 ¶ Even by his neighbour, is a poor man hated, but, the lovers of the rich man, are many.
14:21 ¶ He that sheweth contempt for his neighbour, sinneth, but, he that sheweth favour to the afflicted, how happy is he!
14:22 ¶ Shall they not, become vagrants, who devise evil? but, lovingkindness and faithfulness, [be to] them who devise good.
14:23 ¶ By all labour, there will be abundance, but, the talk of the lips, tendeth only to want.
14:24 ¶ The crown of the wise, is their wealth, but, the folly of dullards, is, folly.
14:25 ¶ A deliverer of souls, is a faithful witness, but, he that uttereth falsehoods, is a fraud.
14:28 ¶ In the multitude of a people, is the majesty of the king, but, in the ceasing of population, is the ruin of the prince.
14:29 ¶ One slow to anger, hath great understanding, but, the hasty in spirit, exalteth folly.
14:30 ¶ The life of the whole body, is a tranquil mind, but, a decay of the bones, is jealousy.
14:31 ¶ The oppressor of the poor, hath reproached his Maker, but he that sheweth favour to the needy, is one who, holdeth Him in honour.
14:32 ¶ By his own wickedness, shall the lawless man, be thrust down, but the righteous, seeketh refuge in his integrity.
14:33 ¶ In the heart of the intelligent, reposeth wisdom, but, in the midst of dullards, it maketh itself known.
14:34 ¶ Righteousness, exalteth a nation, but, a reproach to any people, is sin.
14:35 ¶ The good-pleasure of a king, is due to a servant who is discreet, but, his indignation, shall be against him that bringeth shame.
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