Proverbs 14:1
Modern Translations
New International Version
The wise woman builds her house, but with her own hands the foolish one tears hers down.

New Living Translation
A wise woman builds her home, but a foolish woman tears it down with her own hands.

English Standard Version
The wisest of women builds her house, but folly with her own hands tears it down.

Berean Study Bible
Every wise woman builds her house, but a foolish one tears it down with her own hands.

New American Standard Bible
The wise woman builds her house, But the foolish tears it down with her own hands.

NASB 1995
The wise woman builds her house, But the foolish tears it down with her own hands.

NASB 1977
The wise woman builds her house, But the foolish tears it down with her own hands.

Amplified Bible
The wise woman builds her house [on a foundation of godly precepts, and her household thrives], But the foolish one [who lacks spiritual insight] tears it down with her own hands [by ignoring godly principles].

Christian Standard Bible
Every wise woman builds her house, but a foolish one tears it down with her own hands.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Every wise woman builds her house, but a foolish one tears it down with her own hands.

Contemporary English Version
A woman's family is held together by her wisdom, but it can be destroyed by her foolishness.

Good News Translation
Homes are made by the wisdom of women, but are destroyed by foolishness.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The wisest of women builds up her home, but a stupid one tears it down with her own hands.

International Standard Version
Every wise woman builds up her household, but the foolish one tears it down with her own hands.

NET Bible
Every wise woman builds her household, but a foolish woman tears it down with her own hands.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.

New King James Version
The wise woman builds her house, But the foolish pulls it down with her hands.

King James 2000 Bible
Every wise woman builds her house: but the foolish plucks it down with her hands.

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

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

American King James Version
Every wise woman builds her house: but the foolish plucks it down with her hands.

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

A Faithful Version
Every wise woman builds her house, but the foolish plucks it down with her hands.

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

English Revised Version
Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her own hands.

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

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
A wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish destroyeth it with her owne handes.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Wyse women vpholde their house: but a foolishe wyfe plucketh it downe.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
A wyse woma vpholdeth hir house, but a foolish wife plucketh it downe.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Every wise woman has built her house, "" And the foolish breaks it down with her hands.

Young's Literal Translation
Every wise woman hath builded her house, And the foolish with her hands breaketh it down.

Smith's Literal Translation
The wise woman built her house but the foolish will pull it down with her hands.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
A wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish will pull down with her hands that also which is built.

Catholic Public Domain Version
A wise woman builds up her household. But a foolish one will pull down with her own hands what has been built up.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
A wise woman builds a house and the foolish woman destroys it with her hands.

Lamsa Bible
A WISE woman builds her house; but the foolish tears it down with her own hands.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Every wise woman buildeth her house; But the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Wise women build houses: but a foolish one digs hers down with her hands.








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