Proverbs 14 - World English Bible with Hebrew

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

1 חַכְמֹ֣ות נָ֭שִׁים בָּנְתָ֣ה בֵיתָ֑הּ וְ֝אִוֶּ֗לֶת בְּיָדֶ֥יהָ תֶהֶרְסֶֽנּוּ׃

2 He who walks in his uprightness fears Yahweh, But he who is perverse in his ways despises him.

2 הֹולֵ֣ךְ בְּ֭יָשְׁרֹו יְרֵ֣א יְהוָ֑ה וּנְלֹ֖וז דְּרָכָ֣יו בֹּוזֵֽהוּ׃

3 The fool's talk brings a rod to his back, But the lips of the wise protect them.

3 בְּֽפִי־אֱ֭וִיל חֹ֣טֶר גַּאֲוָ֑ה וְשִׂפְתֵ֥י חֲ֝כָמִ֗ים תִּשְׁמוּרֵֽם׃

4 Where no oxen are, the crib is clean, But much increase is by the strength of the ox.

4 בְּאֵ֣ין אֲ֭לָפִים אֵב֣וּס בָּ֑ר וְרָב־תְּ֝בוּאֹ֗ות בְּכֹ֣חַ שֹֽׁור׃

5 A truthful witness will not lie, But a false witness pours out lies.

5 עֵ֣ד אֱ֭מוּנִים לֹ֣א יְכַזֵּ֑ב וְיָפִ֥יחַ כְּ֝זָבִ֗ים עֵ֣ד שָֽׁקֶר׃

6 A scoffer seeks wisdom, and doesn't find it, But knowledge comes easily to a discerning person.

6 בִּקֶּשׁ־לֵ֣ץ חָכְמָ֣ה וָאָ֑יִן וְדַ֖עַת לְנָבֹ֣ון נָקָֽל׃

7 Stay away from a foolish man, For you won't find knowledge on his lips.

7 לֵ֣ךְ מִ֭נֶּגֶד לְאִ֣ישׁ כְּסִ֑יל וּבַל־יָ֝דַ֗עְתָּ שִׂפְתֵי־דָֽעַת׃

8 The wisdom of the prudent is to think about his way, But the folly of fools is deceit.

8 חָכְמַ֣ת עָ֭רוּם הָבִ֣ין דַּרְכֹּ֑ו וְאִוֶּ֖לֶת כְּסִילִ֣ים מִרְמָֽה׃

9 Fools mock at making atonement for sins, But among the upright there is good will.

9 אֱ֭וִלִים יָלִ֣יץ אָשָׁ֑ם וּבֵ֖ין יְשָׁרִ֣ים רָצֹֽון׃

10 The heart knows its own bitterness and joy; He will not share these with a stranger.

10 לֵ֗ב3 יֹ֭ודֵעַ מָרַּ֣ת נַפְשֹׁ֑ו וּ֝בְשִׂמְחָתֹ֗ו לֹא־יִתְעָ֥רַב זָֽר׃

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

11 בֵּ֣ית רְ֭שָׁעִים יִשָּׁמֵ֑ד וְאֹ֖הֶל יְשָׁרִ֣ים יַפְרִֽיחַ׃

12 There is a way which seems right to a man, But in the end it leads to death.

12 יֵ֤שׁ דֶּ֣רֶךְ יָ֭שָׁר לִפְנֵי־אִ֑ישׁ וְ֝אַחֲרִיתָ֗הּ דַּרְכֵי־מָֽוֶת׃

13 Even in laughter the heart may be sorrowful, And mirth may end in heaviness.

13 גַּם־בִּשְׂחֹ֥וק יִכְאַב־לֵ֑ב וְאַחֲרִיתָ֖הּ3 שִׂמְחָ֣ה תוּגָֽה׃

14 The unfaithful will be repaid for his own ways; Likewise a good man will be rewarded for his ways.

14 מִדְּרָכָ֣יו יִ֭שְׂבַּע ס֣וּג לֵ֑ב וּ֝מֵעָלָ֗יו אִ֣ישׁ טֹֽוב׃

15 A simple man believes everything, But the prudent man carefully considers his ways.

15 פֶּ֭תִי יַאֲמִ֣ין לְכָל־דָּבָ֑ר וְ֝עָר֗וּם יָבִ֥ין לַאֲשֻׁרֹֽו׃

16 A wise man fears, and shuns evil, But the fool is hotheaded and reckless.

16 חָכָ֣ם יָ֭רֵא וְסָ֣ר מֵרָ֑ע וּ֝כְסִ֗יל מִתְעַבֵּ֥ר וּבֹוטֵֽחַ׃

17 He who is quick to become angry will commit folly, And a crafty man is hated.

17 קְֽצַר־אַ֭פַּיִם יַעֲשֶׂ֣ה אִוֶּ֑לֶת וְאִ֥ישׁ מְ֝זִמֹּ֗ות יִשָּׂנֵֽא׃

18 The simple inherit folly, But the prudent are crowned with knowledge.

18 נָחֲל֣וּ פְתָאיִ֣ם אִוֶּ֑לֶת וַֽ֝עֲרוּמִ֗ים יַכְתִּ֥רוּ דָֽעַת׃

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

19 שַׁח֣וּ רָ֭עִים לִפְנֵ֣י טֹובִ֑ים וּ֝רְשָׁעִ֗ים עַֽל־שַׁעֲרֵ֥י צַדִּֽיק׃

20 The poor person is shunned even by his own neighbor, But the rich person has many friends.

20 גַּם־לְ֭רֵעֵהוּ יִשָּׂ֣נֵא רָ֑שׁ וְאֹהֲבֵ֖י עָשִׁ֣יר רַבִּֽים׃

21 He who despises his neighbor sins, But blessed is he who has pity on the poor.

21 בָּז־לְרֵעֵ֥הוּ חֹוטֵ֑א וּמְחֹונֵ֖ן עֲנָיִים עֲנָוִ֣ים אַשְׁרָֽיו׃

22 Don't they go astray who plot evil? But love and faithfulness belong to those who plan good.

22 הֲ‍ֽלֹוא־יִ֭תְעוּ חֹ֣רְשֵׁי רָ֑ע וְחֶ֥סֶד וֶ֝אֱמֶ֗ת חֹ֣רְשֵׁי טֹֽוב׃

23 In all hard work there is profit, But the talk of the lips leads only to poverty.

23 בְּכָל־עֶ֭צֶב יִהְיֶ֣ה מֹותָ֑ר וּדְבַרשְ֝־פָתַ֗יִם אַךְ־לְמַחְסֹֽור׃

24 The crown of the wise is their riches, But the folly of fools crowns them with folly.

24 עֲטֶ֣רֶת חֲכָמִ֣ים עָשְׁרָ֑ם אִוֶּ֖לֶת כְּסִילִ֣ים אִוֶּֽלֶת׃

25 A truthful witness saves souls, But a false witness is deceitful.

25 מַצִּ֣יל נְ֭פָשֹׁות עֵ֣ד אֱמֶ֑ת וְיָפִ֖חַ כְּזָבִ֣ים מִרְמָֽה׃

26 In the fear of Yahweh is a secure fortress, And he will be a refuge for his children.

26 בְּיִרְאַ֣ת יְ֭הוָה מִבְטַח־עֹ֑ז וּ֝לְבָנָ֗יו יִהְיֶ֥ה מַחְסֶֽה׃

27 The fear of Yahweh is a fountain of life, Turning people from the snares of death.

27 יִרְאַ֣ת יְ֭הוָה מְקֹ֣ור חַיִּ֑ים לָ֝ס֗וּר מִמֹּ֥קְשֵׁי מָֽוֶת׃

28 In the multitude of people is the king's glory, But in the lack of people is the destruction of the prince.

28 בְּרָב־עָ֥ם הַדְרַת־מֶ֑לֶךְ וּבְאֶ֥פֶס לְ֝אֹ֗ם מְחִתַּ֥ת רָזֹֽון׃

29 He who is slow to anger has great understanding, But he who has a quick temper displays folly.

29 אֶ֣רֶךְ אַ֭פַּיִם רַב־תְּבוּנָ֑ה וּקְצַר־ר֝֗וּחַ מֵרִ֥ים אִוֶּֽלֶת׃

30 The life of the body is a heart at peace, But envy rots the bones.

30 חַיֵּ֣י בְ֭שָׂרִים לֵ֣ב מַרְפֵּ֑א וּרְקַ֖ב עֲצָמֹ֣ות קִנְאָֽה׃

31 He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for his Maker, But he who is kind to the needy honors him.

31 עֹ֣שֵֽׁק־דָּ֭ל1 חֵרֵ֣ף עֹשֵׂ֑הוּ וּ֝מְכַבְּדֹ֗ו חֹנֵ֥ן אֶבְיֹֽון׃

32 The wicked is brought down in his calamity, But in death, the righteous has a refuge.

32 בְּֽ֭רָעָתֹו יִדָּחֶ֣ה רָשָׁ֑ע וְחֹסֶ֖ה בְמֹותֹ֣ו צַדִּֽיק׃

33 Wisdom rests in the heart of one who has understanding, And is even made known in the inward part of fools.

33 בְּלֵ֣ב נָ֭בֹון תָּנ֣וּחַ חָכְמָ֑ה וּבְקֶ֥רֶב כְּ֝סִילִ֗ים תִּוָּדֵֽעַ׃

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

34 צְדָקָ֥ה תְרֹֽומֵֽם־גֹּ֑וי וְחֶ֖סֶד לְאֻמִּ֣ים חַטָּֽאת׃

35 The king's favor is toward a servant who deals wisely, But his wrath is toward one who causes shame.

35 רְֽצֹון־מֶ֭לֶךְ לְעֶ֣בֶד מַשְׂכִּ֑יל וְ֝עֶבְרָתֹ֗ו תִּהְיֶ֥ה מֵבִֽישׁ׃

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