Proverbs 10:14 {15}
Good News Translation
The wise get all the knowledge they can, but when fools speak, trouble is not far off.

Contemporary English Version
If you have good sense, you will learn all you can, but foolish talk will soon destroy you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The substance of a rich man is the city of his strength: the fear of the poor is their poverty.

New American Bible
The wise store up knowledge, but the mouth of a fool is imminent ruin.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The substance of a rich man is the city of his strength: the fear of the poor is their poverty.

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Proverbs 1:5 He shall understand a parable and the interpretation, the words of the wise, and their mysterious sayings.

Proverbs 9:9 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is prudence.

Proverbs 18:1,15 He that hath a mind to depart from a friend, seeketh occasions: he shall ever be subject to reproach. . . .

Proverbs 19:8 But he that possesseth a mind, loveth his own soul, and he that keepeth prudence, shall find good things.

Matthew 12:35 A good man out of a good treasure bringeth forth good things: and an evil man out of an evil treasure bringeth forth evil things.

Matthew 13:44,52 The kingdom of heaven is like unto a treasure hidden in a field. Which a man having found, hid it, and for joy thereof goeth, and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field. . . .

2 Corinthians 4:6,7 For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God, in the face of Christ Jesus. . . .

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Proverbs 10:8,10 He that walketh sincerely, walketh confidently: but he that perverteth his ways, shall be manifest. . . .

Proverbs 13:3 He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his soul: but he that hath no guard on his speech shall meet with evils.

Proverbs 18:7 The mouth of a fool is his destruction: and his lips are the ruin of his soul.

Proverbs 21:23 He that keepeth his mouth and his tongue, keepeth his soul from distress.

Context
Solomon's Proverbs: The Wise Son
13Wise men lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the fool is next to confusion. 14The substance of a rich man is the city of his strength: the fear of the poor is their poverty.15The work of the just is unto life: but the fruit of the wicked unto sin.…
Cross References
Proverbs 9:9
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is prudence.

Proverbs 10:8
He that walketh sincerely, walketh confidently: but he that perverteth his ways, shall be manifest.

Proverbs 10:10
The mouth of the just is a vein of life: and the mouth of the wicked covereth iniquity.

Proverbs 12:23
A cautious man concealeth knowledge: and the heart of fools publisheth folly.

Proverbs 13:3
He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his soul: but he that hath no guard on his speech shall meet with evils.

Proverbs 18:7
The mouth of a fool is his destruction: and his lips are the ruin of his soul.

Ecclesiastes 10:12
The words of the mouth of a wise man are grace: but the lips of a fool shall throw him down headlong.

Additional Translations
The wise store up knowledge, but the mouth of the fool invites destruction.Wise men lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish is near destruction.

Wise men lay up knowledge; But the mouth of the foolish is a present destruction.

The wise will hide discretion; but the mouth of the hasty draws near to ruin.

The wise lay up knowledge; but the mouth of the fool is near destruction.

Wise men lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish is a present destruction.

Wise men lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish is near destruction.

Wise men lay up knowledge, but the mouth of the foolish is near ruin.

The wise lay up knowledge, and the mouth of a fool is near ruin.
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