World English Bible
Proverbs 14 (WEBP)
 Every wise woman builds her house, but the foolish one tears it down with her own hands.
 He who walks in his uprightness fears Yahweh, but he who is perverse in his ways despises him.
 The fool’s talk brings a rod to his back, but the lips of the wise protect them.
 Where no oxen are, the crib is clean, but much increase is by the strength of the ox.
 A truthful witness will not lie, but a false witness pours out lies.
 A scoffer seeks wisdom, and doesn’t find it, but knowledge comes easily to a discerning person.
 Stay away from a foolish man, for you won’t find knowledge on his lips.
 The wisdom of the prudent is to think about his way, but the folly of fools is deceit.
 Fools mock at making atonement for sins, but among the upright there is good will.
 The heart knows its own bitterness and joy; he will not share these with a stranger.
 The house of the wicked will be overthrown, but the tent of the upright will flourish.
 There is a way which seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death.
 Even in laughter the heart may be sorrowful, and mirth may end in heaviness.
 The unfaithful will be repaid for his own ways; likewise a good man will be rewarded for his ways.
 A simple man believes everything, but the prudent man carefully considers his ways.
 A wise man fears and shuns evil, but the fool is hot headed and reckless.
 He who is quick to become angry will commit folly, and a crafty man is hated.
 The simple inherit folly, but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.
 The evil bow down before the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.
 The poor person is shunned even by his own neighbor, but the rich person has many friends.
 He who despises his neighbor sins, but he who has pity on the poor is blessed.
 Don’t they go astray who plot evil? But love and faithfulness belong to those who plan good.
 In all hard work there is profit, but the talk of the lips leads only to poverty.
 The crown of the wise is their riches, but the folly of fools crowns them with folly.
 A truthful witness saves souls, but a false witness is deceitful.
 In the fear of Yahweh is a secure fortress, and he will be a refuge for his children.
 The fear of Yahweh is a fountain of life, turning people from the snares of death.
 In the multitude of people is the king’s glory, but in the lack of people is the destruction of the prince.
 He who is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a quick temper displays folly.
 The life of the body is a heart at peace, but envy rots the bones.
 He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for his Maker, but he who is kind to the needy honors him.
 The wicked is brought down in his calamity, but in death, the righteous has a refuge.
 Wisdom rests in the heart of one who has understanding, and is even made known in the inward part of fools.
 Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a disgrace to any people.
 The king’s favor is toward a servant who deals wisely, but his wrath is toward one who causes shame.
Scripture quotations are taken from The World English Bible™ of eBible.org, 2020 stable text edition. It is in the public domain.
King James w/Strong’s #s
Proverbs 14 (KJVS)
 Every wise H2454 woman H802 buildeth H1129 (8804) her house H1004: but the foolish H200 plucketh it down H2040 (8799) with her hands H3027.
 He that walketh H1980 (8802) in his uprightness H3476 feareth H3373 the LORD H3068: but [he that is] perverse H3868 (8737) in his ways H1870 despiseth H959 (8802) him.
 In the mouth H6310 of the foolish H191 [is] a rod H2415 of pride H1346: but the lips H8193 of the wise H2450 shall preserve H8104 (8799) them.
 Where no oxen H504 [are], the crib H18 [is] clean H1249: but much H7230 increase H8393 [is] by the strength H3581 of the ox H7794.
 A faithful H529 witness H5707 will not lie H3577: but a false H8267 witness H5707 will utter H6315 (8686) lies H3576 (8762).
 A scorner H3887 (8801) seeketh H1245 (8765) wisdom H2451, and [findeth it] not: but knowledge H1847 [is] easy H7043 (8738) unto him that understandeth H995 (8737).
 Go H3212 (8798) from the presence H5048 of a foolish H3684 man H376, when thou perceivest H3045 (8804) not [in him] the lips H8193 of knowledge H1847.
 The wisdom H2451 of the prudent H6175 [is] to understand H995 (8687) his way H1870: but the folly H200 of fools H3684 [is] deceit H4820.
 Fools H191 make a mock H3887 (8686) at sin H817: but among the righteous H3477 [there is] favour H7522.
 The heart H3820 knoweth H3045 (8802) his own H5315 bitterness H4787; and a stranger H2114 (8801) doth not intermeddle H6148 (8691) with his joy H8057.
 The house H1004 of the wicked H7563 shall be overthrown H8045 (8735): but the tabernacle H168 of the upright H3477 shall flourish H6524 (8686).
 There is H3426 a way H1870 which seemeth right H3477 unto H6440 a man H376, but the end H319 thereof [are] the ways H1870 of death H4194.
 Even in laughter H7814 the heart H3820 is sorrowful H3510 (8799); and the end H319 of that mirth H8057 [is] heaviness H8424.
 The backslider H5472 (8803) in heart H3820 shall be filled H7646 (8799) with his own ways H1870: and a good H2896 man H376 [shall be satisfied] from himself.
 The simple H6612 believeth H539 (8686) every word H1697: but the prudent H6175 [man] looketh well H995 (8799) to his going H838.
 A wise H2450 [man] feareth H3373, and departeth H5493 (8802) from evil H7451: but the fool H3684 rageth H5674 (8693), and is confident H982 (8802).
 [He that is] soon H7116 angry H639 dealeth H6213 (8799) foolishly H200: and a man H376 of wicked devices H4209 is hated H8130 (8735).
 The simple H6612 inherit H5157 (8804) folly H200: but the prudent H6175 are crowned H3803 (8686) with knowledge H1847.
 The evil H7451 bow H7817 (8804) before H6440 the good H2896; and the wicked H7563 at the gates H8179 of the righteous H6662.
 The poor H7326 (8802) is hated H8130 (8735) even of his own neighbour H7453: but the rich H6223 [hath] many H7227 friends H157 (8802).
 He that despiseth H936 (8802) his neighbour H7453 sinneth H2398 (8802): but he that hath mercy H2603 (8781) on the poor H6035 (8675) H6041, happy H835 [is] he.
 Do they not err H8582 (8799) that devise H2790 (8802) evil H7451? but mercy H2617 and truth H571 [shall be] to them that devise H2790 (8802) good H2896.
 In all labour H6089 there is profit H4195: but the talk H1697 of the lips H8193 [tendeth] only to penury H4270.
 The crown H5850 of the wise H2450 [is] their riches H6239: [but] the foolishness H200 of fools H3684 [is] folly H200.
 A true H571 witness H5707 delivereth H5337 (8688) souls H5315: but a deceitful H4820 [witness] speaketh H6315 (8686) lies H3577.
 In the fear H3374 of the LORD H3068 [is] strong H5797 confidence H4009: and his children H1121 shall have a place of refuge H4268.
 The fear H3374 of the LORD H3068 [is] a fountain H4726 of life H2416, to depart H5493 (8800) from the snares H4170 of death H4194.
 In the multitude H7230 of people H5971 [is] the king’s H4428 honour H1927: but in the want H657 of people H3816 [is] the destruction H4288 of the prince H7333.
 [He that is] slow H750 to wrath H639 [is] of great H7227 understanding H8394: but [he that is] hasty H7116 of spirit H7307 exalteth H7311 (8688) folly H200.
 A sound H4832 heart H3820 [is] the life H2416 of the flesh H1320: but envy H7068 the rottenness H7538 of the bones H6106.
 He that oppresseth H6231 (8802) the poor H1800 reproacheth H2778 (8765) his Maker H6213 (8802): but he that honoureth H3513 (8764) him hath mercy H2603 (8802) on the poor H34.
 The wicked H7563 is driven away H1760 (8735) in his wickedness H7451: but the righteous H6662 hath hope H2620 (8802) in his death H4194.
 Wisdom H2451 resteth H5117 (8799) in the heart H3820 of him that hath understanding H995 (8737): but [that which is] in the midst H7130 of fools H3684 is made known H3045 (8735).
 Righteousness H6666 exalteth H7311 (8787) a nation H1471: but sin H2403 [is] a reproach H2617 to any people H3816.
 The king’s H4428 favour H7522 [is] toward a wise H7919 (8688) servant H5650: but his wrath H5678 is [against] him that causeth shame H954 (8688).
Young’s Literal Translation
Proverbs 14 (YLT)
 Every wise woman hath builded her house, And the foolish with her hands breaketh it down.
 Whoso is walking in his uprightness is fearing Jehovah, And the perverted in his ways is despising Him.
 In the mouth of a fool is a rod of pride, And the lips of the wise preserve them.
 Without oxen a stall is clean, And great is the increase by the power of the ox.
 A faithful witness lieth not, And a false witness breatheth out lies.
 A scorner hath sought wisdom, and it is not, And knowledge to the intelligent is easy.
 Go from before a foolish man, Or thou hast not known the lips of knowledge.
 The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way, And the folly of fools is deceit.
 Fools mock at a guilt-offering, And among the upright-a pleasing thing.
 The heart knoweth its own bitterness, And with its joy a stranger doth not intermeddle.
 The house of the wicked is destroyed, And the tent of the upright flourisheth.
 There is a way-right before a man, And its latter end are ways of death.
 Even in laughter is the heart pained, And the latter end of joy is affliction.
 From his ways is the backslider in heart filled, And a good man-from his fruits.
 The simple giveth credence to everything, And the prudent attendeth to his step.
 The wise is fearing and turning from evil, And a fool is transgressing and is confident.
 Whoso is short of temper doth folly, And a man of wicked devices is hated.
 The simple have inherited folly, And the prudent are crowned with knowledge.
 The evil have bowed down before the good, And the wicked at the gates of the righteous.
 Even of his neighbour is the poor hated, And those loving the rich are many.
 Whoso is despising his neighbour sinneth, Whoso is favouring the humble, O his happiness.
 Do not they err who are devising evil? And kindness and truth are to those devising good,
 In all labour there is advantage, And a thing of the lips is only to want.
 The crown of the wise is their wealth, The folly of fools is folly.
 A true witness is delivering souls, And a deceitful one breatheth out lies.
 In the fear of Jehovah is strong confidence, And to His sons there is a refuge.
 The fear of Jehovah is a fountain of life, To turn aside from snares of death.
 In the multitude of a people is the honour of a king, And in lack of people the ruin of a prince.
 Whoso is slow to anger is of great understanding, And whoso is short in temper is exalting folly.
 A healed heart is life to the flesh, And rottenness to the bones is envy.
 An oppressor of the poor reproacheth his Maker, And whoso is honouring Him Is favouring the needy.
 In his wickedness is the wicked driven away, And trustful in his death is the righteous.
 In the heart of the intelligent wisdom doth rest. And in the midst of fools it is known.
 Righteousness exalteth a nation, And the goodliness of peoples is a sin-offering.
 The favour of a king is to a wise servant, And an object of his wrath is one causing shame!