Proverbs 14 (ESV)
1 The wisest of women builds her house,
but folly with her own hands tears it down.
Proverbs 14:3 (ESV)
3 By the mouth of a fool comes a rod for his back,
but the lips of the wise will preserve them.
Proverbs 14:6 (ESV)
6 A scoffer seeks wisdom in vain,
but knowledge is easy for a man of understanding.
Proverbs 14:17 (ESV)
17 A man of quick temper acts foolishly,
and a man of evil devices is hated.
Proverbs 14:21 (ESV)
21 Whoever despises his neighbor is a sinner,
but blessed is he who is generous to the poor.
Proverbs 14:23 (ESV)
23 In all toil there is profit,
but mere talk tends only to poverty.
Proverbs 14:27 (ESV)
27 The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life,
that one may turn away from the snares of death.
Proverbs 14:29 (ESV)
29 Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding,
but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly.
Proverbs 14:31 (ESV)
31 Whoever oppresses a poor man insults his Maker,
but he who is generous to the needy honors him.
Proverbs 14:34 (ESV)
34 Righteousness exalts a nation,
but sin is a reproach to any people.