Proverbs 14:1

“Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 14:1

Euery wise woman buildeth her house; but the foolish plucketh it downe with her hands.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The wise woman builds her house, But the foolish tears it down with her own hands.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Every wise woman buildeth her house; But the foolish plucketh it down with her own hands.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Wisdom is building her house, but the foolish woman is pulling it down with her hands.
- Basic English Bible

The wisdom of women buildeth their house; but folly plucketh it down with her hands.
- Darby Bible

Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.
- Webster's Bible

Every wise woman builds her house, but the foolish one tears it down with her own hands.
- World English Bible

Every wise woman hath builded her house, And the foolish with her hands breaketh it down.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Every wise woman buildeth her house; but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 14:1

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 14:1


14:1 Buildeth - Maintains and improves her family and estate. Her hands - By her idleness or sin.


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