Proverbs 14:15
Good News Translation
A fool will believe anything; smart people watch their step.

Contemporary English Version
Don't be stupid and believe all you hear; be smart and know where you are headed.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The innocent believeth every word: the discreet man considereth his steps. No good shall come to the deceitful son: but the wise servant shall prosper in his dealings, and his way shall be made straight.

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The innocent believeth every word: the discreet man considereth his steps. No good shall come to the deceitful son: but the wise servant shall prosper in his dealings, and his way shall be made straight.

simple

Proverbs 4:26 Decline not to the right hand, nor to the left: turn away thy foot from evil. For the Lord knoweth the ways that are on the right hand: but those are perverse which are on the left hand. But he will make thy courses straight, he will bring forward thy ways in peace.

Proverbs 22:3 The prudent man saw the evil, and hid himself: the simple passed on, and suffered loss.

Proverbs 27:12 The prudent man seeing evil hideth himself: little ones passing on have suffered losses.

Romans 16:18,19 For they that are such serve not Christ our Lord but their own belly: and by pleasing speeches and good words seduce the hearts of the innocent. . . .

Ephesians 4:14 That henceforth we be no more children tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the wickedness of men, by cunning craftiness by which they lie in wait to deceive.

Ephesians 5:17 Wherefore, become not unwise: but understanding what is the will of God.

1 John 4:1 Dearly beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits if they be of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

the prudent

Proverbs 14:8 The wisdom of a discreet man is to understand his way: and the imprudence of fools erreth.

Amos 5:13 Therefore the prudent shall keep silence at that time, for it is an evil time.

Acts 13:7 Who was with the proconsul Sergius Paulus, a prudent man. He, sending for Barnabas and Saul, desired to hear the word of God.

Context
The Wise Woman
14A fool shall be filled with his own ways, and the good man shall be above him. 15The innocent believeth every word: the discreet man considereth his steps. No good shall come to the deceitful son: but the wise servant shall prosper in his dealings, and his way shall be made straight.16A wise man feareth, and declineth from evil: the fool leapeth over, and is confident.…
Cross References
Proverbs 14:14
A fool shall be filled with his own ways, and the good man shall be above him.

Proverbs 14:16
A wise man feareth, and declineth from evil: the fool leapeth over, and is confident.

Proverbs 17:4
The evil man obeyeth an unjust tongue: and the deceitful hearkeneth to lying lips.

Additional Translations
The simple man believes every word, but the prudent man watches his steps.The simple believes every word: but the prudent man looks well to his going.

The simple believeth every word; But the prudent man looketh well to his going.

The simple believes every word: but the prudent man betakes himself to after-thought.

The simple believeth every word; but the prudent [man] heedeth his going.

The simple believeth every word: but the prudent man looketh well to his going.

The simple believeth every word: but the prudent man looketh well to his going.

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

The simple giveth credence to everything, And the prudent attendeth to his step.
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