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Proverbs 14

Introduction

Overview

Verse 1

wise: Proverbs 24:3, Proverbs 24:4, Proverbs 31:10-Obadiah :, Ruth 4:11

the foolish: Proverbs 9:13-Ezra :, Proverbs 19:13, Proverbs 21:9, Proverbs 21:19, 1 Kings 16:31, 1 Kings 21:24, 1 Kings 21:25, 2 Kings 11:1

Reciprocal: Exodus 35:25 - General 1 Samuel 25:3 - good 2 Samuel 7:11 - he will make Proverbs 12:4 - virtuous Proverbs 12:7 - the house Proverbs 31:27 - General Ecclesiastes 10:18 - General Matthew 7:26 - doeth 1 Timothy 5:14 - guide

Verse 2

that walketh: Proverbs 16:17, Proverbs 28:6, 1 Kings 3:6, Job 1:1, Job 28:28, Psalms 25:21, Psalms 112:1, Ecclesiastes 12:13, Malachi 2:5, Malachi 2:6, Acts 9:31, Acts 10:22, Acts 10:35

but: Proverbs 11:12, Job 12:4, Psalms 123:3, Psalms 123:4, Luke 10:16, Luke 16:14, Romans 2:4, Romans 2:5, 2 Timothy 3:2, 2 Timothy 3:3

Reciprocal: Numbers 22:32 - before me Job 2:3 - an upright Proverbs 20:7 - just Micah 2:7 - walketh

Verse 3

the mouth: Proverbs 18:6, Proverbs 21:24, Proverbs 22:8, Proverbs 28:25, 1 Samuel 2:3, Job 5:21, Psalms 12:3, Psalms 31:18, Psalms 52:1, Psalms 52:2, Psalms 57:4, Daniel 7:20, James 3:5, James 3:6, 2 Peter 2:18, Revelation 15:5, Revelation 15:6

but: Proverbs 12:6, Romans 10:9, Romans 10:10, Revelation 3:10, Revelation 12:11

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 7:10 - pride

Verse 4

clean: Amos 4:6

but: Proverbs 13:23, 1 Corinthians 9:9-1 Kings :

Reciprocal: Exodus 22:1 - five oxen Job 39:11 - leave Proverbs 12:11 - tilleth Proverbs 28:19 - that tilleth Ezekiel 1:10 - the face of an ox

Verse 5

Proverbs 14:25, Proverbs 6:19, Proverbs 12:17, Proverbs 13:5, Proverbs 19:5, Proverbs 19:9, Exodus 20:16, Exodus 23:1, 1 Kings 21:13, 1 Kings 22:12-2 Chronicles :

Reciprocal: Proverbs 6:17 - lying Proverbs 11:13 - he Proverbs 24:28 - not Jeremiah 23:28 - speak

Verse 6

scorner: Proverbs 18:2, Proverbs 26:12, Isaiah 8:20, Jeremiah 8:9, Matthew 6:22, Matthew 6:23, Matthew 11:25-Daniel :, Romans 1:21-Hosea :, Romans 9:31, Romans 9:32, 1 Corinthians 3:18, 1 Corinthians 3:19, 1 Corinthians 8:2, 2 Peter 3:3-Deuteronomy :

knowledge: Proverbs 8:9, Proverbs 17:24, Psalms 119:18, Psalms 119:98- :, Matthew 13:11, Matthew 13:12, James 1:5

Reciprocal: Proverbs 1:22 - the scorners Proverbs 13:1 - but Proverbs 17:16 - seeing Proverbs 24:7 - too Amos 8:12 - shall run Luke 13:24 - for 1 Corinthians 2:14 - neither 2 Timothy 3:7 - learning

Verse 7

Proverbs 9:6, Proverbs 13:20, Proverbs 19:27, 1 Corinthians 5:11, Ephesians 5:11

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 28:11 - Thus

Verse 8

wisdom: Proverbs 2:9, Proverbs 8:20, Psalms 111:10, Psalms 119:5, Psalms 119:34, Psalms 119:35, Psalms 119:73, Psalms 143:8, Ephesians 5:17, Colossians 1:9, Colossians 1:10, 2 Timothy 3:15-Esther :, James 3:13

folly: Proverbs 11:18, Jeremiah 13:20, *marg. Luke 12:19, Luke 12:20, Ephesians 4:22, 2 Timothy 3:13

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 4:6 - this is your 1 Kings 3:9 - to judge 1 Chronicles 12:32 - to know 1 Chronicles 22:12 - that thou mayest 2 Chronicles 1:11 - that thou mayest Psalms 119:125 - that I Proverbs 2:7 - layeth Proverbs 10:8 - wise Proverbs 14:15 - the prudent Proverbs 20:24 - how Proverbs 26:24 - deceit Ecclesiastes 2:14 - wise Ecclesiastes 10:2 - wise Matthew 7:24 - a wise Acts 13:7 - a prudent 1 Corinthians 6:5 - Is it Ephesians 5:15 - not Colossians 3:16 - all

Verse 9

Fools: Proverbs 1:22, Proverbs 10:23, Proverbs 26:18, Proverbs 26:19, Proverbs 30:20, Job 15:16, Job 34:7-1 Samuel :, Jude 1:18

among: Proverbs 3:4, Proverbs 8:35, Proverbs 12:2, Proverbs 13:15, Romans 14:17, Romans 14:18

Reciprocal: Proverbs 15:21 - joy 1 Corinthians 13:6 - Rejoiceth not

Verse 10

heart: Proverbs 15:13, Proverbs 18:14, 1 Samuel 1:10, 2 Kings 4:27, Job 6:2-Numbers :, Job 7:11, Job 9:18, Job 10:1, Ezekiel 3:14, Mark 14:33, Mark 14:34, John 12:27

his: etc. Heb. the bitterness of his soul, Genesis 42:21

and: Psalms 25:14, John 14:18, John 14:23, Philippians 4:7, 1 Peter 1:8, Revelation 2:17

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 8:38 - the plague 2 Chronicles 6:29 - know Job 21:25 - in the bitterness Proverbs 3:32 - his Proverbs 12:25 - Heaviness Proverbs 14:14 - a good John 4:32 - that John 14:17 - whom 1 Corinthians 2:11 - what

Verse 11

house: Proverbs 3:33, Proverbs 12:7, Proverbs 21:12, Job 8:15, Job 15:34, Job 18:14, Job 18:15, Job 18:21, Job 20:26-Hosea :, Job 21:28, Job 27:13-Isaiah :, Zechariah 5:4, Matthew 7:26, Matthew 7:27

the tabernacle: Proverbs 11:28, Proverbs 21:20, Job 8:6, Psalms 112:2, Psalms 112:3, Psalms 128:3, Isaiah 58:11, Isaiah 58:12

Reciprocal: Proverbs 15:25 - destroy

Verse 12

Proverbs 12:15, Proverbs 16:25, Proverbs 30:12, Matthew 7:13, Matthew 7:14, Luke 13:24, Romans 6:21, Galatians 6:3, Ephesians 5:6, James 1:22

Reciprocal: Judges 17:6 - right Judges 17:13 - General Judges 21:25 - right Psalms 1:6 - way Psalms 119:104 - false way Proverbs 25:8 - what Luke 8:18 - seemeth to have James 1:26 - seem

Verse 13

Proverbs 5:4, Ecclesiastes 2:2, Ecclesiastes 2:10, Ecclesiastes 2:11, Ecclesiastes 7:5, Ecclesiastes 7:6, Ecclesiastes 11:9, Luke 16:25, James 4:9, Revelation 18:7, Revelation 18:8

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 1:41 - as they Luke 6:25 - laugh

Verse 14

backslider: Proverbs 1:32, Jeremiah 2:19, Jeremiah 8:5, Jeremiah 17:5, Hosea 4:16, Zephaniah 1:6, Hebrews 3:12, 2 Peter 2:20-Song of Solomon :

filled: Proverbs 1:31, Proverbs 12:14, Ezekiel 22:31

a good: Proverbs 14:10, John 4:14, 2 Corinthians 1:12, Galatians 6:4, Galatians 6:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 19:26 - looked Exodus 32:20 - made the Deuteronomy 30:17 - heart Judges 16:21 - and put out 1 Samuel 28:15 - I am sore Psalms 109:17 - General Psalms 125:5 - As for such Proverbs 5:23 - in the Proverbs 12:21 - filled Jeremiah 17:13 - they that Hosea 11:7 - are bent Acts 11:24 - he was Hebrews 10:39 - we are

Verse 15

simple: Proverbs 4:26, Proverbs 22:3, Proverbs 27:12, Romans 16:18, Romans 16:19, Ephesians 4:14, Ephesians 5:17, 1 John 4:1

the prudent: Proverbs 14:8, Amos 5:13, Acts 13:7

Reciprocal: Genesis 37:33 - evil beast 2 Samuel 1:5 - How knowest 2 Samuel 15:11 - their simplicity 1 Kings 2:18 - Well Nehemiah 6:3 - And I sent Nehemiah 6:4 - and I answered Psalms 37:31 - steps Proverbs 7:7 - the simple Ezekiel 13:6 - made James 1:25 - looketh

Verse 16

feareth: Proverbs 3:7, Proverbs 16:6, Proverbs 16:17, Proverbs 22:3, Genesis 33:9, Genesis 42:18, Nehemiah 5:15, Job 31:21-Isaiah :, Psalms 119:120, 1 Thessalonians 5:22

the fool: Proverbs 7:22, Proverbs 28:14, Proverbs 29:9, 1 Kings 19:2, 1 Kings 20:10, 1 Kings 20:11, 1 Kings 20:18, Ecclesiastes 10:13, Mark 6:17-Psalms :, Mark 6:24, Mark 6:25, John 9:40

Reciprocal: Genesis 19:9 - pressed Numbers 22:27 - and Balaam's anger 2 Chronicles 10:10 - My little finger 2 Chronicles 18:26 - until I return Job 17:9 - hold on Proverbs 12:15 - way Proverbs 15:21 - a man Proverbs 18:6 - fool's Isaiah 56:2 - keepeth his Jeremiah 44:10 - neither Matthew 5:22 - fool 2 Corinthians 7:11 - fear Hebrews 4:1 - us therefore 1 Peter 1:17 - in fear

Verse 17

that: Proverbs 14:29, Proverbs 12:16, Proverbs 15:18, Proverbs 16:32, Proverbs 22:24, Proverbs 29:22, Ecclesiastes 7:9, James 1:19

a man: Proverbs 6:18, Proverbs 12:2, Esther 3:6, Esther 7:5, Esther 7:6, Isaiah 32:7, Jeremiah 5:26-Joel :

Reciprocal: Proverbs 14:22 - err Proverbs 20:3 - but 1 Corinthians 13:5 - is not Ephesians 4:31 - wrath Titus 1:7 - not soon

Verse 18

inherit: Proverbs 3:35, Proverbs 11:29, Jeremiah 16:19, Jeremiah 44:17, Matthew 23:29-Jonah :, 1 Peter 1:18

the prudent: Proverbs 4:7-1 Samuel :, Proverbs 11:30, Daniel 12:3, 2 Timothy 4:8, 1 Peter 5:4

Reciprocal: Psalms 65:11 - crownest Proverbs 7:7 - the simple Acts 13:7 - a prudent

Verse 19

Genesis 42:6, Genesis 43:28, Exodus 8:8, Exodus 9:27, Exodus 9:28, Exodus 11:8, 2 Kings 3:12, Esther 7:7, Esther 7:8, Psalms 49:14, Isaiah 60:14, Micah 7:9, Micah 7:10, Micah 7:16, Micah 7:17, Malachi 4:3, Acts 16:39, Revelation 3:9

Reciprocal: Exodus 6:9 - hearkened

Verse 20

poor: Proverbs 10:15, Proverbs 19:7, Job 6:21-Isaiah :, Job 19:13, Job 19:14, Job 30:10

but: Proverbs 19:4, Proverbs 19:6, Esther 3:2, Esther 5:10, Esther 5:11

the rich hath many friends: Heb. many are the lovers of the rich.

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:17 - to Leviticus 25:35 - thy brother 1 Samuel 18:23 - a poor man Ecclesiastes 7:12 - wisdom Luke 14:12 - when

Verse 21

that despiseth: Proverbs 11:12, Proverbs 17:5, Proverbs 18:3, Job 31:13-Ezra :, Job 35:5, Job 35:6, Psalms 22:24, Luke 18:9, James 2:5, James 2:6, James 2:14-Nehemiah :

he that hath: Proverbs 14:31, Proverbs 11:24, Proverbs 11:25, Proverbs 19:17, Proverbs 28:27, Psalms 41:1, Psalms 41:2, Psalms 112:5, Psalms 112:9, Ecclesiastes 11:1, Ecclesiastes 11:2, Isaiah 58:7-2 Kings :, Daniel 4:27, Matthew 25:34-1 Corinthians :, Luke 6:30-Zephaniah :, Acts 20:35, Hebrews 6:12, 1 John 3:17-Song of Solomon :

Reciprocal: Leviticus 25:35 - thy brother Deuteronomy 15:4 - greatly bless Deuteronomy 24:19 - may bless Deuteronomy 26:12 - hast given it Job 30:25 - was Matthew 5:7 - are Matthew 25:35 - I was an Luke 10:37 - He that Romans 15:26 - the poor

Verse 22

err: Proverbs 14:17, Proverbs 12:2, Isaiah 32:7, Isaiah 32:8

but: Genesis 24:27, Psalms 25:10, Psalms 61:7, Matthew 5:7, John 1:17

devise: Proverbs 19:22, 2 Chronicles 6:8

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 2:6 - the Lord 2 Samuel 15:20 - mercy Proverbs 24:8 - General

Verse 23

all: Proverbs 12:24, Proverbs 28:19, John 6:27, Hebrews 6:10, Hebrews 6:11

but: Proverbs 10:10, Ecclesiastes 5:3, 2 Thessalonians 3:10-2 Kings :, 1 Timothy 5:13

Reciprocal: Judges 19:16 - his work Job 28:10 - every precious thing Proverbs 10:8 - but Proverbs 12:11 - tilleth Proverbs 16:26 - laboureth Ecclesiastes 3:9 - General Isaiah 19:15 - General Ephesians 4:28 - labour

Verse 24

crown: Psalms 112:9, Ecclesiastes 7:11, Ecclesiastes 7:12, Isaiah 33:6, Luke 16:9

foolishness: Proverbs 27:22, Psalms 49:10-1 Chronicles :, Luke 12:19, Luke 12:20, Luke 16:19-Lamentations :

Verse 25

Proverbs 14:5, Acts 20:21, Acts 20:26, Acts 20:27, Acts 26:16-Proverbs :, 1 Timothy 4:1-Leviticus :, 2 Peter 3:3

Reciprocal: Proverbs 12:17 - that

Verse 26

fear: Proverbs 3:7, Proverbs 3:8, Proverbs 3:25, Proverbs 3:26, Proverbs 19:23, Genesis 31:42, Psalms 34:7-1 Kings :, Psalms 112:1, Psalms 112:6-Ruth :, Psalms 115:13, Psalms 115:14, Ecclesiastes 7:18, Malachi 3:16-Job :, Malachi 4:2, Acts 9:31

his: Proverbs 18:10, Isaiah 26:20, Isaiah 26:21, Jeremiah 15:11, Jeremiah 32:39, Jeremiah 32:40

Reciprocal: Genesis 7:1 - Come 1 Samuel 23:17 - shall not 1 Kings 18:3 - feared the Lord Job 4:6 - thy confidence Job 11:15 - thou shalt be Psalms 3:5 - the Psalms 46:1 - refuge Psalms 62:8 - God Psalms 115:11 - General Proverbs 1:33 - and shall Isaiah 32:17 - quietness Ezekiel 28:26 - safely Luke 12:5 - Fear 2 Corinthians 4:8 - yet 2 Corinthians 5:6 - we are always

Verse 27

a fountain: Proverbs 13:14, Isaiah 33:6, Revelation 21:6

to: Proverbs 2:10-Job :, Proverbs 22:5, Psalms 18:5, Ecclesiastes 7:26

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 22:6 - the snares Proverbs 3:7 - fear Proverbs 16:6 - by the Proverbs 16:22 - a wellspring Proverbs 19:23 - fear Jeremiah 32:39 - they may Acts 9:31 - and walking

Verse 28

Exodus 1:12, Exodus 1:22, 1 Kings 4:20, 1 Kings 4:21, 1 Kings 20:27, 2 Kings 10:32, 2 Kings 10:33, 2 Kings 13:7

Reciprocal: Exodus 1:9 - the people Exodus 5:5 - General 2 Samuel 19:7 - there 2 Samuel 24:3 - General 1 Chronicles 21:3 - The Lord Ezekiel 31:4 - waters 1 Corinthians 12:22 - General

Verse 29

slow: Proverbs 14:17, Proverbs 15:18, Proverbs 16:32, Numbers 12:3, Matthew 11:29, 1 Corinthians 13:4, 1 Corinthians 13:5, James 1:19, James 3:17, James 3:18

but: Proverbs 22:24, Proverbs 22:25, Proverbs 25:8, Proverbs 25:28, Ecclesiastes 7:9, Daniel 3:19-Lamentations :, Matthew 2:16

hasty: Heb. short

exalteth: Proverbs 4:8, Ecclesiastes 10:6

Reciprocal: Genesis 16:6 - Abram 1 Samuel 20:30 - Saul's 1 Samuel 25:13 - Gird ye Job 20:2 - and for Psalms 37:8 - Cease Proverbs 17:14 - leave Proverbs 19:2 - and Proverbs 19:11 - deferreth Proverbs 20:3 - an Proverbs 21:5 - of every Proverbs 29:20 - words Ecclesiastes 7:8 - the patient Ecclesiastes 8:3 - not hasty Acts 19:36 - ye ought Ephesians 4:26 - ye

Verse 30

sound: Proverbs 4:23, Psalms 119:80, 2 Timothy 1:7

envy: Job 5:2, Psalms 112:10, Acts 7:9, Romans 1:29, James 4:5

rottenness: Proverbs 3:8, Proverbs 12:4, Proverbs 17:22

Reciprocal: Genesis 30:1 - Rachel envied Genesis 31:1 - Jacob 1 Kings 21:6 - Because Proverbs 27:4 - but Acts 5:17 - indignation Acts 17:5 - moved James 3:14 - if 1 Peter 2:1 - envies

Verse 31

that oppresseth: Proverbs 17:5, Proverbs 22:2, Proverbs 22:16, Proverbs 22:22, Proverbs 22:23, Job 31:13-Nehemiah :, Psalms 12:5, Ecclesiastes 5:8, Matthew 25:40-1 Corinthians :

but: Proverbs 14:21, Proverbs 19:17, Matthew 25:40, John 12:8, 2 Corinthians 8:7-1 Samuel :, 1 John 3:17-Ecclesiastes :, 1 John 4:21

Reciprocal: Leviticus 25:14 - General Leviticus 25:35 - then Numbers 15:30 - reproacheth Deuteronomy 24:14 - General Job 20:19 - Because Job 30:25 - was Job 31:15 - Did not he Job 34:19 - they Psalms 10:9 - when Psalms 103:6 - executeth Proverbs 3:9 - General Proverbs 22:7 - rich Isaiah 58:10 - thou draw Ezekiel 18:7 - hath not Ezekiel 18:17 - hath taken Matthew 25:35 - I was an Matthew 25:45 - Inasmuch Luke 11:41 - rather Luke 14:13 - call Romans 15:26 - the poor Hebrews 6:10 - For James 2:6 - ye

Verse 32

driven: Job 18:18, Job 27:20-Song of Solomon :, Psalms 58:9, Daniel 5:26-Amos :, John 8:21, John 8:24, Romans 9:22, 1 Thessalonians 5:3

the righteous: Genesis 49:18, Job 13:15, Job 19:25-Daniel :, Psalms 23:4, Psalms 37:37, Luke 2:29, 1 Corinthians 15:55-Hebrews :, 2 Corinthians 1:9, 2 Corinthians 5:8, Philippians 1:21, Philippians 1:23, 2 Timothy 4:18, Revelation 14:13

Reciprocal: Genesis 4:14 - driven Genesis 38:10 - displeased Numbers 19:13 - his uncleanness Numbers 23:10 - the death 2 Kings 1:4 - but shalt Job 7:6 - without hope Job 11:18 - because Job 14:10 - where is he Job 14:22 - his soul Job 18:14 - the king Job 20:11 - which shall lie Job 24:19 - so doth Job 36:20 - cut Psalms 9:17 - The wicked Psalms 16:9 - my flesh Psalms 37:38 - General Psalms 94:23 - cut them Proverbs 5:23 - shall die Proverbs 10:3 - the substance of the wicked Proverbs 10:28 - but Proverbs 11:7 - General Proverbs 21:12 - overthroweth Ecclesiastes 8:8 - neither Ecclesiastes 9:3 - after Isaiah 8:22 - driven to darkness Isaiah 38:18 - they that Ezekiel 3:18 - the same Ezekiel 18:24 - in his Ezekiel 32:21 - gone Ezekiel 32:27 - but Ezekiel 33:6 - he is Hosea 5:5 - fall in Luke 16:22 - the rich Romans 5:2 - and rejoice Romans 8:24 - saved Romans 12:12 - Rejoicing 1 Corinthians 15:56 - sting 1 Thessalonians 4:13 - which have 2 Peter 2:12 - perish Revelation 22:11 - that is unjust

Verse 33

Proverbs 12:16, Proverbs 12:23, Proverbs 13:16, Proverbs 15:2, Proverbs 15:28, Proverbs 29:11, Ecclesiastes 10:3

Verse 34

Righteousness: Deuteronomy 4:6-Ruth :, Deuteronomy 28:1-2 Chronicles :, Judges 2:6-2 Chronicles :, Jeremiah 2:2-Lamentations :, Hosea 13:1

but: Deuteronomy 28:15-Judith :, Deuteronomy 29:18-Hosea :, Psalms 107:34, Ezekiel 16:1-2 John :, Ezekiel 22:1 - Ezekiel 23:49

any people: Heb. nations

Reciprocal: Proverbs 11:11 - the blessing Lamentations 5:16 - woe Ezekiel 28:15 - till iniquity

Verse 35

king's: Proverbs 19:12, Proverbs 19:13, Proverbs 20:8, Proverbs 20:26, Proverbs 22:11, Proverbs 25:5, Proverbs 29:12, Psalms 101:4-Ruth :, Matthew 24:45-Colossians :, Luke 12:42-Galatians :

him: Proverbs 10:5, Proverbs 17:2, Proverbs 19:26

Reciprocal: Genesis 39:4 - overseer Proverbs 13:15 - Good Proverbs 16:13 - General Jeremiah 15:1 - my mind Romans 13:3 - rulers

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Proverbs 14". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/proverbs-14.html.